Australia

The CIA coup against Australia is history’s warning in 2020

The Australian High Court has ruled that correspondence between the Queen and the Governor-General of Australia, her viceroy in the former British colony, is no longer “personal” and the property of Buckingham Palace. Why does this matter? Secret letters written in 1975 by the Queen and her man in Canberra, Sir John Kerr, can now be released by the National […]
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Australian-Indian Economic Cooperation a Counterweight to the Belt and Road Initiative

There has long been a struggle for economic and political dominance in the Indo-Pacific Region (IPR), in which the most powerful players and main competitors are China and the United States. Many regional states are concerned about China’s rapid economic and political expansion, as well as its growing military power. This concern makes them develop […]

Australia & Facebook play nice for benefit of media oligarchs

Australia & Facebook play nice for benefit of media oligarchs The Duran: Episode 895 Facebook ‘refriends’ Australia after changes to media laws Facebook ‘refriends’ Australia after changes to media laws CANBERRA (Reuters) – Facebook will restore Australian news pages, ending an unprecedented week-long blackout after wringing concessions from the government over a proposed law that […]

Refriended in Defeat: Australia Strikes a Deal with Facebook

The Australian Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, was unconvincing in his efforts to summon up courage.  The Australian government had been left reeling in the wake of Facebook’s decision to scrap and block Australians from sharing and posting news items on hosted pages. The company’s target of opprobrium: the News Media Bargaining Code. The Code’s ostensible purpose […]

ZUCK & Morrison reach deal. Facebook news returns to Australia

ZUCK & Morrison reach deal. Facebook news returns to Australia ****News Topic 299***** Facebook ‘refriends’ Australia after changes to media laws Facebook ‘refriends’ Australia after changes to media laws CANBERRA (Reuters) – Facebook said on Tuesday it will restore Australian news pages after negotiating changes with the government to a proposed law that forces tech […]

Morons, Vaccines and Tennis: Booing at the Australian Open

It was a fittingly poor conclusion to a tournament that risked being cancelled, run to ground, or even rendered stillborn.  The tennis world number one, Novak Djokovic, had captured his eighteenth grand slam against would be usurper Daniil Medvedev, whose winning streak of twenty matches was conclusively blotted.  The victory was achieved before a crowd […]

Murdoch’s Australia Censors Google, Facebook, Science and Freedom of Speech

The mendacious Australian Mainstream media, Coalition Government and Labor Opposition demand via a news media Bargaining Code that Google and Facebook pay Murdoch and Nine media huge sums for quoting Links to their “information” for free. Google seems to have surrendered to this Australian blackmail and negotiated a private deal to avoid damaging its core […]

Facebook Unfriends Australia: The Triumph of Epistemic Chaos

Creepy and ruthless Facebook has again impressed with its steely indifference to civic responsibility, as if a company established by a sociopath could ever be a model of human improvement. On February 18, Mark Zuckerberg’s antisocial company took aim at Australia by blocking those in that country from sharing local and international content.  As the […]