Archives for September 2012

Assange, Manning & Wikileaks: Can the Global Support Movement Hold the Line?

I’d like to thank both the organisers of this session of Politics in the Pub Sydney and Cassie Findlay from the Support Assange and WikiLeaks Coalition for their very kind invitation to speak this evening. I thought I would take the opportunity at the outset to clear the air – so to speak – about a […]

Public Forum at NSW Parliament House: Assange, WikiLeaks & the Law in a Post 9/11 World

I’d like to thank the NSW Greens for hosting this forum and may I say how honoured I am to be a part of such a distinguished panel. The tragic events of September 11 created an atmosphere that our Government, and the United States Government it followed, could do no wrong in their response. One […]

Blood on their hands

The loss of any and every life in Afghanistan is a tragedy, whether civilian or soldier and no matter which if any side they’re on. Leaders who’ve long known, or at least should have known, that the efforts in Afghanistan are futile stand before the media scrum and offer condolences to the families. Of course […]