Former Australian PM Paul Keating has eviscerated Australia’s deal to buy nuclear submarines from the U.K. and U.S., saying there is no Chinese threat to defend against, despite the war hysteria stirring in Australia, writes Joe Lauria.
Why SVB & Signature Bank Failed So Fast
While the most common type of risk faced by a commercial bank is a jump in loan defaults – known as credit risk – that’s not what is happening here, writes Vidhura S. Tennekoon.
US Military Stonewalling on Hazardous Hawaii Fuel Facility
Ann Wright responds to a “caution” buried in a voluminous national security law about what might prevent the closure of the U.S. military’s spill-prone Red Hill jet-fuel tanks.
Caitlin Johnstone: Australia’s Real Fear Isn’t China
Australia is not arming itself against China to protect itself from China. Australia is arming itself against China to protect itself from the United States.
WATCH: Sy Hersh Meets the Press
The Committee for the Republic hosted investigative reporter Seymour Hersh at the National Press Club in Washington Tuesday evening to speak about his Nord Stream reporting. Watch the replay on Consortium News.
Caitlin Johnstone: They Require Our Consent
There’s a reason the Australian corporate media is trumpeting the views of a few China hawks. If the rulers don’t make sure the public is propagandized they could have a revolution on their hands.
Majority of Australians Oppose US War on China
Peter Cronau finds the latest Lowy polling encouraging: despite the pro-war stance of most mainstream media, the public — particularly younger people — are not persuaded.
AS`AD AbuKHALIL: Netanyahu’s Chutzpah
In the second part of his review of Benjamin Netanyahu’s new book, Bibi: My Story, the author explores the Israeli prime ministers fraught relations with several world leaders, including U.S. presidents.
Israel’s Liberal Supporters Take Denial to New Level
The occupation of Gaza and the West Bank that began in 1967 has been nothing less than an ongoing, large-scale crime against humanity, writes Norman Solomon.
WATCH: ‘Snowden,’ ‘Assange’ & ‘Manning’ Arrive in Sydney
The three bronze statues that have been touring the world have arrived in Assange’s home country, where John Shipton, John Pilger, David McBride and other speakers demanded the prime minister tell Joe Biden to release the WikiLeaks publisher.