This is just the latest in Canberra’s continually expanding policy of feeding vast fortunes into Washington’s standoff with Beijing at the expense of its own people, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
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John Pilger: The Most Lethal Virus is Not Covid-19. It is War.
Covid-19 has provided cover for a pandemic of propaganda, says John Pilger.
ATOMIC BOMBINGS AT 75: John Pilger — Another Hiroshima is Coming — Unless We Stop It Now
Hiroshima and Nagasaki were acts of premeditated mass murder unleashing a weapon of intrinsic criminality. It was justified by lies that form the bedrock of 21st century U.S. war propaganda, casting a new enemy, and target – China.
McCarthyism Down Under
UPDATE: 5 Eyes media have been amplifying the story. BBC quoted Sydney Morning Herald saying, “No allegations had been proven.” The New York Times, which rarely reports on Australia, ran a staff-written story, writes Joe Lauria.
Australia & the Working of the American Imperial Hand
The paradox of Australia: a wealthy country whose complacent, U.S.-indoctrinated political elites are betraying its promise in so many important ways, writes Tony Kevin.
COVID-19: What the Virus Might Do to the American Empire
In the new diplomatic landscape, which can as yet only be dimly seen, old verities going back to 1945 will be rediscovered, writes Tony Kevin.
JOHN PILGER: The Lies About Assange Must Stop Now
If Julian Assange were to succumb to the cruelties heaped upon him, week after week, month after month, year upon year, as doctors warn, newspapers like The Guardian will share the responsibility, writes John Pilger.
WATCH: CN Live! Episode 7—John Kiriakou on the 9/11 Trial; Pepe Escobar on His Prison Interview with Lula; New Whitney Webb Interview on Epstein & the Clintons, and a Scandal Rocking Australia
CN Live! was back in prime time Friday night with John Kiriakou, Pepe Escobar, Whitney Webb, John Shipton, Quentin Dempster, Peter B. Collins and Cathy Vogan. Watch the replay right here on Consortium News.
King Coal Rules in Australian Vote
It was one of the most shocking results in decades. Labor appeared poised for victory but a coal mine in Queensland played an outsized role in the Liberals maintaining power in Canberra, reports Catherine Vogan.