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“Don’t Blow the Whistle”, In a Legal First Australia Imprisons Lawyer for Exposing War Crimes

By Paul Gregoire: Sydney Criminal Lawyers Blog Australians are raised on ideas of freedom, justice and equality: principles that the nation is said to embody, and its defence forces uphold.  And it’s implicitly understood that serving military officers take no… Continue Reading →

Elon Musk is mad he’s been ordered to remove Sydney church stabbing videos from X. He’d be more furious if he saw our other laws

Rob Nicholls, University of Sydney, Australia Australia’s eSafety Commissioner has ordered social media platform “X” (formerly known as Twitter) to remove graphic videos of the stabbing of Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel in Sydney last week from the site. The incident… Continue Reading →

Elon Musk vs Australia: will global content take-down orders do more harm than good?

Internet Law Specialist Dan Svantesson: Michael West Media The debate continues to rage over Elon Musk’s refusal to take down videos of the church stabbing from X. Musk claims freedom of speech, and the Government wants to censor the world…. Continue Reading →

The Face Behind Australia’s Censorship Push

Rebekah Barnett and Andrew Lowenthal: Dystopian Down Under Australia’s eSafety Commissioner, Julie Inman Grant, has made international headlines over alleged censorship creep in an escalating standoff with social media platform X, owned by billionaire Elon Musk. Inman Grant’s current crusade… Continue Reading →

Elites at War with the People

By Australia’s Professor Emeritus Ramesh Thakur: Brownstone Institute An important takeaway from the last four years for many governments is the surprising ease of winning public compliance with demands for intrusive behavioural changes that completely reset the balance of rights… Continue Reading →

Black Ribbons, White Flowers: A Community Reflection at Westfield Bondi Junction

By Mark Mordue The sun gets buried behind afternoon cloud cover. I drive towards Westfield Bondi Junction in Sydney as a gloom drops from above upon the suburb and the day. Inside the large shopping centre things are unusually muted,… Continue Reading →

Digital Identity Bill passes through Australia’s Upper-house

From TOTT News Australia’s digital identity scheme is almost set to expand nationally, after a landmark bill, first drafted more than three years ago, passes the Senate. Australia’s Minister for Finance, Senator Katy Gallagher, has led the charge to move… Continue Reading →

Masses of Scalloped Hammerheads have returned to one of Australia’s busiest beaches, Burleigh Beach on the Gold Coast

Olaf Meynecke, Griffith University For the second year in a row, over 100 hammerheads have gathered at one of Australia’s busiest beaches, Burleigh Beach in the Gold Coast. Why aren’t we alarmed? Because these are small scalloped hammerheads, not the… Continue Reading →

Fake news or no news? The folly of Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code

Kim Wingerei: Michael West Media Meta’s declaration that Facebook will no longer pay (some) Australian publishers for their news content has again highlighted the folly of the News Media Bargaining Code. It’s a poor solution to the wrong problem. Facebook’s… Continue Reading →

Australians Taxed into Servitude

By Robert Carling: Centre for Independent Studies As the end of the Australian financial year approaches, thoughts often turn to taxation and how to minimise it (legally). While the focus is on income tax paid to the federal government, the… Continue Reading →

A Cosmic ‘Speed Camera’ just revealed the Staggering Speed of neutron star jets in a World First

James Miller-Jones, Curtin University How fast can a neutron star drive powerful jets into space? The answer, it turns out, is about one-third the speed of light, as our team has just revealed in a new study published in Nature…. Continue Reading →

Censors Enthroned: Australia’s Misinformation and Disinformation Bill. The Sirens should be going off. 

By Binoy Kampmark: Michael West Media Should the government decide what news is appropriate and what is not for its people? The heralded arrival of the Internet caused flutters of enthusiasm, streaks of heart-felt hope. Unregulated, and supposedly all powerful,… Continue Reading →

Australian Media reactions to Tucker Carlson vs Vladimir Putin

From Jorg Probst’s Think For Yourself Blog It was without a doubt the interview of the year. On 6 February 2024, US journalist Tucker Carlson talked with Russian president Vladimir Putin. Even more fascinating than the 2-hour conversation itself was how the… Continue Reading →

Why America’s Department of Justice Wants to Take Down Apple

By Jeffery Tucker: Brownstone Institute On May 5, 2021, White House press secretary Jen Psaki issued a mob-like warning to social-media companies and information distributors generally. They need to get with the program and start censoring critics of Covid policy. They need… Continue Reading →

Australia’s Orwellian Named eSafety Commissioner will force Big Tech to Scan photos, emails

From TOTT News Australia’s eSafety Commissioner, who is a regular at the World Economic Forum’s annual Davos event, will enforce her powers to develop mandatory online scanning standards for tech companies. Tech giants will be forced to scan emails, online photo libraries,… Continue Reading →

Most people still think of tech companies as free-enterprise rebels. Billions of Dollars in Government Contracts Prove it’s just Not True. 

From Jeffrey Tucker: Brownstone Institute In the 1990s and for years into our century, it was common to ridicule the government for being technologically backwards. We were all gaining access to fabulous things, including webs, apps, search tools, and social… Continue Reading →

He Governs Best Who Governs Least

Civil Disobedience: The Ten Best Quotes of Henry David Thoreau Although the essay was written 168 years ago, the subject of Civil Disobedience is more relevant than ever. As people debate the scope of government power in regards to Covid-19 lockdowns, some… Continue Reading →

Unprecedented One Million Long Term Arrivals Entered Australia in 2023

Daniel Wild: Institute of Public Affairs “The latest data from the ABS reinforces the unprecedented and unplanned size and growth of Australia’s migration intake. This is placing immense pressure on housing and our critical infrastructure and has not solved our… Continue Reading →

The Australian War on Vapes: An Absurd Rejection of a Healthier Alternative

By Paul Gregoire: Sydney Criminal Lawyers Blog Two NSW police officers recently approached a 13-year-old boy vaping outside a Coles supermarket in the NSW town of Deniliquin, and, as he stood right beside his mother and another youth, one officer ordered him… Continue Reading →

Australia to Face an Honest Covid Inquiry

By Professor Ramesh Thakur: Brownstone Institute In 19 October, the Australian Senate agreed to hold an inquiry under the auspices of its Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee into proper terms of reference for a Covid Royal Commission to be established in 2024. An impressive alliance… Continue Reading →

Client State: Australia the “51st state of the US” for Deadly Weapons Production

Farah Abdurahman: Michael West Media Australia is licensed to produce “unguided dumb missiles” which explode shrapnel, killing all soft targets within 50m of the blast, and causing lethal harm to those within a 150m blast radius.  Here Farah Abdurahman,  with… Continue Reading →

The unlawful COVID sham falls apart completely

TOTT NEWS From vaccine mandates being declared unlawful across the board, to studies showing increases in disorders, the truth is completely out in the open now. It seems the COVID narrative is completely falling apart now, and this can be… Continue Reading →

Billionaires are building bunkers and buying islands. Prepping for the apocalypse – or pioneering a new feudalism?

Katherine Guinness, Grant Bollmer, and Tom Doig, The University of Queensland In December 2023, WIRED reported that Mark Zuckerberg, the billionaire CEO of Meta and one of the foremost architects of today’s social-media-dominated world, has been buying up large swathes… Continue Reading →

25 Telegram Channels the Globalists Don’t Want You to Follow

From Zeee Media

Covid vaccine mandates ruled ‘unlawful’ by an Australian Supreme Court under Human Rights Act

By Rebekah Barnett: Dystopian Down Under Covid vaccine mandates enforced on Queensland police and ambulance workers were declared ‘unlawful’ in a landmark Supreme Court ruling this week. In a decision handed down on Tuesday, Justice Glenn Martin found the Queensland Police Commissioner… Continue Reading →

Remembering Barry Williams – Fighter for Australian dads

By John Stapleton One of the greatest fighters for Australia’s many separated dads, Barry Williams, founder of the Lone Fathers Association, has passed away aged 85.  Warwick Marsh of Dads4Kids fame writes: “Barry Williams (18 April 1938 – 23 February… Continue Reading →

Vale Barry Williams: Founder of Lone Fathers, Australia’s Historic Voice for Men, Children and Families

By Warwick Marsh: From The Daily Dad “Don’t go in there,” she shouted, “He will kill you. He has court orders, but he cannot see his kids.” Barry calmly assured her it would be okay. “You don’t understand, Barry; he… Continue Reading →

Gears of the America’s Refugee Machine

By Spike Sampson: Brownstone Institute Asolid majority of American citizens now recognize that Biden’s many millions of alleged refugees are anything but the real deal. In all probability, some of these illegal immigrants are members of the “tired and poor”… Continue Reading →

In the Beginning: D’Angel Moon The Witch and the Foreigner. Book One. 

By Bianca Symonds For those who have not yet entered the intoxicating world of the D’Angels, be prepared to blow asunder all preconceived notions of our place in this universe.  The second volume in a planned four part series has… Continue Reading →

We Think This Dystopia Is Normal 

By Caitlin Johnstone Westerners who don’t appreciate the extreme dysfunctionality of western civilization are like someone in an abusive marriage who hasn’t yet recognized that there’s a problem, or someone who had a violent and chaotic childhood who still thinks… Continue Reading →

Australian Government Censorship threatens Health, Safety and Scientific Freedom

Kara Thomas: Australian Medical Professionals Society Medical regulation now appears designed to control the thoughts and speech of Australia’s 850,000 Health Professionals. Doctors are disciplined for offering opinions that do not align with approved government messaging on gender, culture, public… Continue Reading →

Unfolding Catastrophe: Australia. Extract.

By John Stapleton The national derangement  was complete. A Melbourne hospital prevented a mother from seeing her son, who was suffering from a severe brain injury after a motor crash. “We haven’t been able to see our son since he… Continue Reading →

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