Author Archives: Paul Malone
There’s a place for the rogue journalist who refuses to be manipulated and managed by the military. A place that has been explored extensively by Australian journalist and war correspondent Wilfred Burchett.
Australia’s first special forces, fighting in the jungles of Borneo in WWII, fought in a war where neither side adhered to the international rules of armed conflict.
Those who will not be put on trial as a result of investigations into Australian operations in Afghanistan will be those most responsible – the ministers who committed Australian troops to a protracted war where our forces could not readily … Continue reading
It’s easy for the public to understand and get enraged about executive gifts of Cartier watches but the far more important issue is the steady shift of wealth to a privileged minority.
Two new reports from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons challenge claims that chemical weapons were used in two alleged attacks in Syria.
A party member lives under the eyes of the Thought Police: He can be inspected without warning and without knowing that he is being inspected; He should live in a continuous frenzy of hatred of foreign enemies and internal traitors…..
ASIO and the AFP have questions to answer in the wake of reported raids on the homes and offices of Chinese journalists and a Labor backbencher.
Where is the national outcry at the erosion of our freedom to protest?
The truth takes second place in the ABC 7.30 interview of Labor backbencher Shaoquett Moselmane
The media in Victoria gave widespread coverage to the death from Covid-19 of a man in his twenties – the youngest death from the virus in Australia. But it turns out he didn’t die from the virus!
An advertising campaign in Victoria seeks to convince young people that the Coronavirus is a threat to young and old. But the most startling fact is that as of the time of writing no-one under 30 in Australia has died … Continue reading
Are the US Justice Department’s alleged hackers Li Xiaoyu and Dong Jiazhi Chinese spies or merely run-of-the-mill criminals?
Despite what the US alleges against China, would any government spy agency be so stupid as to combine extortion for profit with spy activities?
Converting Hagia Sophia into a mosque is more than a mere re-classification of an ancient, extraordinary building. It is another step in the Turkish eradication of the Greek-Byzantine history of Istanbul/Constantinople.
Leaders seem to want to believe that they’re living in the world’s most interesting times but there’s a real danger if they make it so.
How is it that commentators on China get away with outlandish statements that don’t pass the most minimum scrutiny?
In seeking to target foreign interference in Australia, the Federal Government has two countries in its sights, but it’s not just the Russians and Chinese who play the interference game.
The disenfranchisement of much of the population, the unequal distribution of wealth and power and the muddled voting systems calls into question the US claim to be a democratic state.
The Australian media’s view of the world is dictated by the US
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons inspector who led the team investigating the alleged Douma chemical weapons attack in Syria in April 2018 has gone public saying that his investigation team “had serious misgivings that a chemical attack … Continue reading
Some 20 months after the alleged Syrian government toxic chemical weapons attack on Douma in April 2018 the evidence to back the claims of a gas attack has been blown apart.