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Bondi Woodstock – From Richard Neville

August 24, 2009 |

On Sunday, as the dull reports on the Woodstock anniversary fell heavily from corporate media – mud, gridlock, smelly lavs – a Woodstock of another kind sprung up at Bondi Beach. Unseasonally hot sun sucked half of Sydney to the … Read More

The AfPak Blues – From Richard Neville

July 15, 2009 |

Millions of warm hearted, fair minded humans live in America, though few are part of the military. If they were, perhaps the carnage could be kept under control. To Americans with a conscience I say – get a grip on … Read More

Kiss Me Hardie From The Outsider

March 15, 2009 |

The $300+ million bale out of James Hardie Industries asbestosis fund by the Australian State and Federal Governments is another disgraceful chapter in the history of this apology for a company.

The deal struck in 2007 gave the directors a … Read More

Malcolm Turnbull’s Last Hurrah From The Outsider

November 30, 2008 |

Have you been wondering what Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s Federal Opposition leader, will do when he is ousted from the party leadership today or tomorrow?

His decline and fall is about climate change and the future of our planet. He understands … Read More

No God Higher Than Truth – by Richard Neville

November 15, 2008 |

The final months of 2008 will be remembered as a time when the multiple threats facing the planet interlocked like a thousand Roman legions and stormed the bastions of capitalism. First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin – but … Read More

Arrogance and Atrocities in Afghanistan

July 30, 2008 |

The sixth Australian soldier has just died in Afghanistan but RICHARD NEVILLE believes that Afghan cilivian casualties are being ignored, victims of U.S. military tactics that could constitute war crimes.

Special forces soldier Sean McCarthy has died from injuries sustained … Read More