Category: Australia

LEFT WITH NO DEFENSE, McBRIDE PLEADS GUILTY

After a bid for a public interest defense and classified documents needed for his defense were both denied him, whistleblower David McBride pled guilty to three reduced charges on Friday. Joe Lauria reports.

JOHN PILGER: We Are Spartacus

There can’t be democracy and colonial war; one aspires to decency, the other to fascism. Meanwhile, once welcomed mavericks are heretics now in an underground of journalism amid a landscape of mendacious conformity.

WATCH: A Last Message From Gaza?

“Today may be my last day. My family and I will not make the mistake of the Nakba of 1948. … I do not forgive the world, from east to west, for what will happen to us.”

WATCH: 200 Weeks for Assange

Supporters of Julian Assange have gathered each Friday for 200 consecutive weeks outside Sydney Town Hall to spread the word that Assange should be free.