AUKUS is tied to the economic and political decline of the United Sates

By Joe Montero At a time of worsening international tensions, it would make a great deal of sense for Australia to be playing a constructive role towards reducing these tensions. Sadly, with Scott Morrison and his gang in Canberra, Australia has been dragged into moves that do the opposite. The shift in Australia’s dealing with… Read More AUKUS is tied to the economic and political decline of the United Sates

Morrison has committed Australia as a base for a nuclear fleet

By Joe Montero Scott Morrison has just announced a new military pact with the United States and Great Britain, which will turn Australia into a base for a nuclear powered submarine fleet and increase information sharing. Under the new arrangement, to be known by the acronym AUUKUS, Australia will also participate in the use of… Read More Morrison has committed Australia as a base for a nuclear fleet

The run from Afghanistan and the coming Raising Peace Festival

By Ben Wilson In the wake of the latest military failure of the United States in Afghanistan, an unprecedented number of  peace and anti-war groups in Sydney are organising an online 11 Day Peace Festival. It will take place on 16-26 September. The Raising Peace Festival will host more than 30 public events, clustered around… Read More The run from Afghanistan and the coming Raising Peace Festival