Oceania

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.
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
Holy Days for Sports in Australia By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 29, 2017
The Intolerance of Tolerance in Australia: Tony Abbott’s Head Butt Episode By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 25, 2017
The Demise of Civic Journalism: Australia’s Xenophon-Turnbull Deal By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 20, 2017
Australian Politics Is Suffering a Death by Boredom By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 18, 2017
Damaging Damages: Australia’s Actress Rebel Wilson’s Defamation Case By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 14, 2017
Energy Chaos in Australia: Closing the Liddell Power Station By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 13, 2017
Taking Aim: WikiLeaks, Congress and Hostile Agencies By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 06, 2017
Lacking Transparency: Israeli Drones and Australian Defence By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 05, 2017
The Flawed Institution: Australian Marriage and the Same-Sex Debate By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 02, 2017
Cricket Test Match: Bangladesh’s Victory Over Australia By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 01, 2017
The Myth of the Liveable City By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 31, 2017
Australia’s Turnbull Government’s Anti-Terror Tool Kit By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 27, 2017
Lying About Citizenship: Australian Politicians Before the High Court By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 26, 2017
Guam’s People Have Long Been Suffering from the American Bombs By Keith K. C. Hui, August 26, 2017
The Rise of the Killer Robot By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 24, 2017
Target Finding for the Empire: The Pine Gap Joint Defense Facility, America’s Spy Hub in the Heart of Australia By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 21, 2017
The Burka Comes to Australia’s Parliament: Pauline Hanson’s Panto By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 19, 2017
Breaking the Seal: Child Abuse and the Confessional in Australia By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 16, 2017
A Plague on Parliament: Australia’s Citizenship Crisis By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 15, 2017
Money Laundering in Chief: Scandal at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 14, 2017
Setback of “Green Conscience”: The Australian Recycling Sham By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 13, 2017
Australia’s Refugee Transit Centre on Manus Island: The Fate of Hamed Shamshiripour By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 13, 2017
Dismantling Tent City. Gathering of the Homeless in Sydney, Australia By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 10, 2017
Gay Plebiscites: Australia’s Crisis on Same-Sex Marriage By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 08, 2017
Trump, Turnbull and Australia’s Refugee Crisis By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 05, 2017
Leaked Trump Phone Conversations with Foreign Leaders, Regime Change in America, Cold War 2.0, Risking Things Turning Hot By Stephen Lendman, August 04, 2017
Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in Australia By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 02, 2017
Fanciful Terrors: Bomb Plots and Australian Airport Security By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 31, 2017
Australia’s Secret Military Base: The Pine Gap “Stealth” Anniversary Party By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 30, 2017
Australia’s Water Tragedy: Hydropolitics and the Failure of the Murray Darling Basin Plan By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 30, 2017
The Cardinal, The Church and Legal Theatre: Historic Procedure in Melbourne Magistrates Court By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 29, 2017
Citizenship and the Australian Constitution By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 28, 2017
The Refugee Crisis: Resettlement, the UN and the US-Australia Deal By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 26, 2017
Murder, Spies and Weapons – Three Fascinating ‘Deep State’ Stories By Moon of Alabama, July 23, 2017
Archaic Obstacles: Australia, Parliament and Dual Citizenship By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 20, 2017
Donald Trump Performance Signals Decline of US Power, Australian Perspective By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 18, 2017
Militarising Civilian Life: Australia, Policing and Terrorism By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 17, 2017
A Question of Accountability: Cardinal Pell, the Vatican and Child Abuse By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 14, 2017
Death on the Road: Memory in Australia’s Tim Winton’s Shrine By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, June 22, 2017