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Australia's nuclear industry has a shameful history of 'radioactive racism' that dates from the British bomb tests in the 1950s, The same attitudes persist today with plans to dump over half a million tonnes of nuclear waste on Aboriginal lands.
It is election time in Australia, and the electioneering took a remarkable turn Thursday night with announcements that the Australian Federal Police had raided the offices of the opposition Australian Labor Party,
Australia has the world’s largest known uranium deposits – about 28 percent – and is the world’s third largest exporter of uranium with nearly 7,000 tonnes a year.
Intellectual Freedom at the University of Sydney, “Offensive to Israel”: Prof. Tim Anderson By Prof. Tim Anderson, December 12, 2018
University of Sydney Professor Tim Anderson Suspended for “Criticism of War Propaganda against Syria, Iraq and Palestine” By Prof. Tim Anderson and Jordan Baker, December 08, 2018
The Security Derangement Complex: Technology Companies and Australia’s Anti-Encryption Law By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, December 07, 2018
Journey into Obsolescence: Australia’s Adani Carmichael Mining Project By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, December 02, 2018
Mutual Decline: The Failings of Student Evaluations By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 30, 2018
Australia: A Parliament of Irresponsibility By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 29, 2018
Relocating the Australian Embassy From Tel Aviv To Jerusalem. Scott Morrison’s Recognition Policy Stumbles By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 16, 2018
Closing Loopholes: Taxing the Digital Giants By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 05, 2018
The Arms Behind the Sydney “Invictus Games”. “For our Wounded Warriors” By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 28, 2018
Denials Down Under: Climate Change and Health in Australia By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 25, 2018
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The Morrison Government, Another March of Folly? Australia’s Jerusalem Problem By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 20, 2018
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Vanquishing the Republic: Harry and Meghan in Australia By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 19, 2018
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Evacuating Nauru: Médecins Sans Frontières and Australia’s Refugee Dilemma By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 13, 2018
The Sessional Curse: Universities and the Casual Work Force By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 10, 2018
Nostalgia and Sunshine: Bruce Beresford’s “Ladies in Black”. Sydney in 1959 By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 01, 2018
Social Media and The Process of Deplatforming. Germaine Greer By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 19, 2018
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Needled Strawberries in Australia: Food Terrorism Down Under By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 17, 2018
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Australia and the Woes of Climate Change States By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 16, 2018
Fiji in the Pacific Ocean Isn’t Fighting ISIS-Daesh, It’s Being Used by the US to Send a Signal to China By Andrew Korybko, September 14, 2018
Battling Contamination of Water and Environment in Australia: Erin Brockovich Down Under By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 02, 2018
The Carnival of Homelessness: How the Filthy Rich React By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 01, 2018
Banning Chelsea Manning: The Dubious Tests of Character By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 31, 2018
Micronesia’s Chuukese Secessionist Vote Next Year Imperils the US’ Pacific Strategy. The Chinese Challenge By Andrew Korybko, August 25, 2018
Hijacked Democracy: Normalised Instability in Australia By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 24, 2018
Prime Ministerial Chaos in Australia: Turnbull’s Last Days By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 22, 2018
Video: The Threat of Nuclear Annihilation in 2018: Helen Caldicott By Dr. Helen Caldicott and Michael Welch, August 22, 2018
Great Barrier Reef Politics By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 16, 2018
Authoritarian Revocations: Australia, Terrorism and Citizenship By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 12, 2018
“The Non-University” and the Manager By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 07, 2018
Thriving on Dark Web: The My Health Record and Data Insecurity By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 03, 2018
The Death of Investigative Journalism? Australia’s Channel Nine’s Takeover of Fairfax By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 01, 2018
Defeat in Sochi: Australia’s World Cup Campaign Ends By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, June 27, 2018
Bringing Julian Assange Home By John Pilger, June 17, 2018
Dark Precedents: Matteo Salvini, the MV Tampa and Refugees By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, June 15, 2018
Tightly Bound: The United States and Australia’s Alliance-Dependent Militarization By Richard Tanter, May 30, 2018
Without a US Ambassador: Australia Awaits By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, April 30, 2018
A World War Has Begun. Break the Silence By John Pilger, March 22, 2018
Crimes Against Humanity: The British Empire By Paul Gregoire, March 21, 2018
Paying Tribute: Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in the US By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, March 01, 2018
Trump Uses Australian PM’s Visit to Threaten North Korea By Peter Symonds, February 25, 2018
Why an Iraq War Inquiry Is More Necessary Than Ever By James ONeill, February 21, 2018
Keeping an Eye on Australia: Admiral Harry Harris Goes to Canberra By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, February 10, 2018
Free Trade Fantasies: Canada Must Reject Both NAFTA and TPP By Michael Welch, David Orchard, and Gus Van Harten, February 04, 2018
Bungling Crown Privilege: Australia’s Cabinet Security Breach By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, February 03, 2018
Djokovic at the Australian Open, Tennis and Player’s Unions By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, January 24, 2018
Palestine, Israel, the US, and How the South Pacific Countries Are Selling Their Votes By Andre Vltchek, January 20, 2018
Trump’s “Shithole” Countries: US Bans Haiti, Belize and Samoa From Temporary Visas By Telesur, January 18, 2018
US Deployed Nuke-Capable Bombers to Guam During Korea Talks By Jason Ditz, January 12, 2018
Flaunting British Neo-Imperialism in Asia-Pacific By Joseph Thomas, January 09, 2018
American Polynesia, Rising Seas and Relocation By Laray Polk, January 06, 2018
Gangs, Race and Melbourne By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, January 03, 2018
Cost and Indulgence: Gloating over New Year’s Celebrations By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, December 29, 2017
Australia’s Refugee Hub and the Politics of Manus Island: Responsibilities and Contracts By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, December 26, 2017
Foreign Influence in Australia: Is the China Lobby Edging out U.S.? The Fall of Senator Sam Dastyari By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, December 14, 2017
Peaceful Protest against the Joint US-Australia Pine Gap “Spy Hub”: The Fate of the “Pine Gap Pilgrims” Activists By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, December 09, 2017
Investigating the Banks: A Royal Commission in Australia By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, December 02, 2017
Foreign Policy Blues: The Australian Foreign Policy White Paper By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 26, 2017
Violence against Refugees and Asylum Seekers. Manus Island and the Clearing of Lombrom Naval Base By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 25, 2017
A New Movement of Rights and the Right in Australia By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 21, 2017
The Veiled Threat: Australia’s Campaign Against New Zealand’s Refugee Policy By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 19, 2017
The Biggest UK Pension Fund Backs Coal Mine Set to ‘Destroy’ the Great Barrier Reef By Jan Goodey, November 18, 2017
A Tale of Two Teams: Australia, Italy and the World Cup By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 17, 2017
The Expensive Affirmation: Australia Says Yes to Same Sex Marriage By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 15, 2017
War “Commemorations” and Remembrance Day “Celebrations” By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 12, 2017
Fixations of Propriety: The Refugee Convention and the Manus Closure Scandal By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 11, 2017
The Deepening Crisis on Manus Island, Australia’s Refugee Detention Centre By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 05, 2017
An Acceptable Obscenity: Adani Coal Giant Cultivates Queensland By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 02, 2017
Madness on Horseback: Australia Commemorates The Light Horse Charge at Beersheba against the Ottoman Empire By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 01, 2017
Chaos on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island: Australia’s Manus Island Refugee Detention Centre By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 30, 2017
Strafing Parliament: Australia’s High Court Citizenship Ruling By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 29, 2017
Environmental Protest in Australia By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 24, 2017
A Matter of Fifty Degrees: Climate Change in Australia By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 21, 2017
The Trans-Tasman Spat Show: New Zealand-Australian Tensions By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 20, 2017
Australia’s Citizenship Bill Fails By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 19, 2017
Australia’s Climate Change Insurgent: Tony Abbott’s Crusade By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 15, 2017
Big Batteries and Tesla’s Lithium Strategic Gambit By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 13, 2017
Protesting Against India’s Adani Coal Mining Giant: Australia’s National Day of Action By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 09, 2017
The Face of Australia’s Surveillance: Malcolm Turnbull’s Facial Recognition Database By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 07, 2017
Australia’s Final Report on MH370 Calls Missing Flight’s Location an ‘Almost Inconceivable’ Mystery By IANS, October 03, 2017
Rapper Macklemore and Australia’s NRL Grand Final: The Politics of Sports By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 01, 2017