John Pilger. Produced and directed by Alan Lowery. , John Pilger Productions
We present the two John Pilger films, "The Secret Country - The First Australians Fight Back," produced in 1985 and this one, "Welcome to Australia" in 1999 to form a trilogy with "UTOPIA - A film by John Pilger with his article on the Aboriginal People of Australia", released in... » read this article
Bob Randall, Yankunytjatjara Elder , Globaloneness
First published on Axis of Logic December 4, 2009
Bob Randall is an Yankunytjatjara Elder and a traditional owner of Uluru (Ayers Rock). In the early 70's Bob's song, "Brown Skin Baby (They Took Me Away)" became an anthem for the Aboriginal people. He is the author of two books:... » read this article
Ghali Hassan, Axis of Logic , Axis of Logic exclusive
“Unfounded fear, hatred or hostility directed
towards Muslims and Islam. It affects all aspect of Muslim life.”
Trust, UK, 1997).
A protest by
a few hundred people in Sydney’s CBD over an anti-Muslim racist film,
“Innocence of Muslims” turned into an ugly scene. It is a protest against... » read this article
John Pilger. John Pilger Website. , John Pilger Website
9 August 2012
The ferries that ply the river west of Sydney Harbour bear the names of Australia's world champion sportswomen. They include the Olympic swimming gold-medalists Dawn Fraser and Shane Gould, and runners Betty Cuthbert and Majorie Jackson. As you board, there is a photograph of the athlete in... » read this article
When I, a citizen of Australia, analyse capitalism's weaknesses, it is easy and obvious to single out the distribution of wealth in an economy (from majority to the elite). This is common disgraceful knowledge.
I for one. especially in my country, am depressed by the immoral and destructive effects of... » read this article
Every day Australian media outlets, led by the five major TV channels and the Murdoch press, propagate images of Australian soldiers as heroes treating injured Afghan children and doing construction work in Iraq. The notion that Australia is a “humanitarian” nation could not be further from the truth. Behind this... » read this article
22 June 2012
Australian and US governments “playing word games”
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange spoke out today from the Ecuadorian embassy in London about the escalating assault on his democratic rights and why he had been compelled to seek political asylum in Ecuador.
Interviewed by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Radio... » read this article
Patrick O’Connor, SEP candidate for Melbourne , WSWS
21 June 2012
The Socialist Equality Party condemns Prime Minister Julia Gillard and her Labor government for its role in forcing WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange to seek asylum in Ecuador. Assange took this desperate step after the British courts paved the way for his extradition to Sweden to be questioned... » read this article
While most Australians rightly believe that Australia is a multicultural nation, in reality multiculturalism is encouraging divisions, discrimination and racism. Australia needs an inclusive multicultural policy to dismantle “white” dominance and unite Australians.
Since the early 1970s, Australia has embraced multiculturalism and prides itself of being a multicultural nation. After... » read this article
Editor's Note: Dengue fever infects around 100 million people in the tropics each year. Some sources say the disease is fatal for 40,000 people a year while the article below says 12,500. I don't know who is doing the counting! Dengue is a mosquito-borne disease that is passed from one... » read this article