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Destroying the Land of the Long Weekend: Extract Part Eight. Unfolding Catastrophe: Australia.

For Old Alex, on the cold but picturesque south coast of NSW, it was an entirely inflamed time. The Land of the Long Weekend was being destroyed. The population accepted it all as one bizarre edict after another flattened them… Continue Reading →

Shrouded in Secrecy: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Pushes Laws to Bury National Cabinet COVID Crisis Documents

By Paul Gregoire: Sydney Criminal Lawyers Blog At the state and federal levels, there were legislative mechanisms in place to respond to the public health crisis that is COVID-19. As these laws and regulations were drafted, the particular disease they would be… Continue Reading →

Protest: Australia’s Authoritarian Derangement

With TOTT News As thousands of Australians face unemployment and exclusion from numerous venues and any semblance of normal life due to jab mandates, many have taken to the streets to continue their fight for freedom of choice. The disconnect… Continue Reading →

Covid Line

By Jeremy Aitken It is 7.00am Wednesday morning in early Spring.  It is hot under an almost transparent clear blue sky; the tarmac is already starting to radiate heat and is steadily becoming hotter.   A large white marquee has… Continue Reading →

Friendlyjordies and the NSW Government’s Demise

By Michelle Pini, Managing Editor of Independent Australia. The resignations of the Premier and Deputy Premier of New South Wales, blaming ICAC and Friendlyjordies, respectively, signal the worst time of mourning for establishment media. WHY DID both Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Deputy… Continue Reading →

The Vaccine Industrial Complex

By Paul Collits: The Freedoms Project. I used to think that the Murdoch press supported the vaccines rollout because it wanted to support the Morrison Government.  Now I am convinced that I got that one-hundred-and-eighty-degrees wrong.  My new working hypothesis… Continue Reading →

U.S. Protesters Chant “Save Australia” at March in New York City

TOTT News Australian flags were flying in New York City overnight, as demonstrators chanted “Save Australia” in solidarity during an anti-mandate march across the city. Australia became the focus of an American pro-choice protest in New York City overnight, with… Continue Reading →

Covid: An Alternative Interpretation

By Tania de Jong I recently saw this acronym for COVID.  C = Censor   O = Oppress  V = Victimise  I = Isolate  D = Divide  In a country that is supposed to be free, we have politicians, bureaucrats and corporations controlling, bullying, harassing, discriminating, ordering,… Continue Reading →

Violence of the State: Industry Workers Poised to Strike Against “No Jab No Job” Mandates

TOTT News It’s now official: Australia has had the worst response of any nation on Earth to Covid-19, with some of the world’s longest and most draconian lockdowns, the Federation destroyed with most internal borders shut, millions of people under… Continue Reading →

Dark Seas. Extract: Hideout in the Apocalypse.

By John Stapleton. Photography David Sandford. The spooks were easy to spot. Most Australians couldn’t afford a new iPhone, and certainly not in that part of town. Old Alex felt decidedly unsafe, packed up the apartment, both glad to be… Continue Reading →

Are We Saving Lives or Destroying Them?

By Tania de Jong The great Albert Einstein said: “No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it”. Our politicians and public servants need to find a new way of dealing with the pandemic which… Continue Reading →

Unfolding Catastrophe: Australia. Part Four: Dangerous To Us.

The first person in Australia to die with COVID was James Kwan, a 78-year-old man from Perth, on 1 March, 2020. He was a passenger on board the cruise ship Ruby Princess. The ship later became infamous as the single… Continue Reading →

Postcards From Australia: Extraordinary Scenes as Democracy Destroyed

TOTT News, Rebel News, Real Rukshan and Others. With Australia having become world famous for the worst response to Covid anywhere around the globe, including the city with the longest and most draconian lockdowns, Melbourne, and the most over the… Continue Reading →

Police Brutally Assault Anti-Lockdown Protester

By Sonia Hickey. Sydney Criminal Lawyers Blog. In amongst all the footage of this week’s Melbourne protests, a horrific video has emerged of a police officer approaching a man from behind and violently throwing him head first to the ground at Flinders… Continue Reading →

The Establishment Crisis

By Paul Collits. The Freedoms Project. Writer, columnist and researcher Paul Collits has been one of Australia’s leading writers since the beginning of this entire benighted era. A Sense of Place Magazine has been proud to publish him. As millions… Continue Reading →

Blackout Conspiracy: What is Happening in Melbourne?

Ethan Nash: TOTT News. Opinion. Call me crazy, but something just doesn’t add up about today. These are unprecedented days in Australia, a turning point in the nation’s history. The utterly brutal crushing of dissent we have seen in Melbourne… Continue Reading →

The Curious Case of the Pro-Vaxxer Who Never Stopped Barking, Night and Day

By Paul Collits. Is it a peculiarly modern phenomenon to wish endlessly to label your opponents stupid or evil?  Or, was it ever thus?  A persistent human trait to indulge in ad hominem arguments.  I always believe that when you… Continue Reading →

Ramesh Thakur and The Spectator

In the COVID insanity which has gripped the Australian political class and destroyed so much of the country, one of the nation’s most distinguished academics, Professor Ramesh Thakur of the Australian National University, has stood out for his bold, erudite… Continue Reading →

Days of Protest: Australia’s Authoritarian Derangement

Australia has never seen anything like it. Here is a collection of some of the weekend’s coverage. EURONEWS AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

The Australian Government Led By Scott Morrison Sets Records in Economic Mismanagement

Part One: Alan Austin. Independent Australia. As the Coalition approaches the eighth anniversary of its election, Alan Austin surveys some of this regime’s most destructive records. THE MORRISON GOVERNMENT passed its third anniversary last week. The Coalition will soon celebrate eight years… Continue Reading →

Protests Planned Australia Wide

Last September we saw some of the most violent demonstrations and mass arrests ever seen in Australia. A year on, the protests have got larger, the heavy handed police response has made us the laughing stock of the world, and… Continue Reading →

The 50 Beautiful Australian Plants at Greatest Risk of Extinction

Jennifer Silcock, Roderick John Fensham and Teghan Collingwood from the University of Queensland, with Jaana Dielenberg, Charles Darwin University. As far as odds go, things don’t look promising for the slender-nerved acacia (Acacia leptoneura), a spiky plant with classic yellow-ball… Continue Reading →

Australia Abolishes Right to Protest: Citizen Journalist Monica Smit Jailed

Extracts from Unfolding Catastrophe: Australia The democratic right to protest has been abolished in Australia, with brutal scenes of suppression and violent clashes between police and demonstrators now part of daily life. Further wild scenes are expected this weekend, with… Continue Reading →

The UK is fighting back against COVID dystopia

TOTTNews Australian authorities are walking into a wall of pain as they prepare to introduced vaccine passports, dividing the country into the vaccinated and the unvaccinated, with only those who have had the jab being allowed to resume anything like… Continue Reading →

Secrecy and Power in Australia’s National Security State

By Keiran Hardy, Rebecca Ananian-Welsh and Nicola McGarrity. Australia has long been regarded as a leading liberal democracy, but our global reputationis declining. Extensive lawmaking in response to terrorism, combined with an entrenchedculture of government secrecy, has put our democracy… Continue Reading →

The War On Corona is as Misguided as the Iraq War

By Professor Ramesh Thakur: Australian National University. Illustrated with paintings by Franz Marc. As Western forces beat a hasty retreat from Afghanistan, all exit and no strategy, it’s worth highlighting uncomfortable parallels between the coronavirus policies using military metaphors and… Continue Reading →

The Political Flouting of Pandemic Restrictions Is Anti-Democratic

By Paul Gregoire: Sydney Criminal Lawyers Blog. In case you haven’t noticed, there are fast growing divisions within the community between those in favour of the use of pandemic border closures and lockdowns and those who oppose their imposition. Yet,… Continue Reading →

Sick Baby Trapped by Cruel Border Bureaucracy

By Sonia Hickey: Sydney Criminal Lawyers Blog. The Queensland Government hit a new low this week, refusing to let a family with a sick child drive home from Sydney to quarantine at their isolated rural property, 250 kilometres west of… Continue Reading →

The Tragedy of Australia

By Paul Collits: UK Conservative Woman THE British historian Guy de la Bédoyère claims that ‘Australia is falling apart’. Off Guardian suggests that we are ‘going full fascist’. Daily reports in France, Russia and everywhere in between and beyond, hover between pity, amusement and disbelief. How… Continue Reading →

Australia Becomes the Laughing Stock of the World

Australia’s political and social derangement grows worse with every passing day. With hundreds of thousands of businesses having been destroyed, with millions of people still in lockdown under the harshest and most truly insane Covid response on the globe, overseas… Continue Reading →

The Fallacy Of Covid Vaccines And Transmission

The NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has just declared she would not want to be in the same room as an unvaccinated person, thereby declaring she would not want to be caught in the vicinity of millions of her fellow citizens,… Continue Reading →

Unfolding Catastrophe: Australia. The American Podcast: The Land Down Under.

By Nick Asia. MGTOW Chats. Unfolding Catastrophe: Australia aims to dismember the political, administrative and social derangement which has overtaken Australia since the early days of 2020.   Australia’s democracy has proved virus thin. There has never been a more politicised… Continue Reading →

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