When the political and media class routinely support tyranny in the name of ‘democracy’, community-led boycotts become essential. My latest essay in the Sydney Review of Books, a 3k+ word piece, on Russia, Ukraine, Palestine, BDS and reporter John Lyons’ fine new book, Dateline Jerusalem: Journalism’s Toughest Assignment.
It’s nice to know that Australia’s most belligerent, pro-Israel lobby, AIJAC, watches my media appearances (when they’re not backing Israel’s occupation in Palestine). I was recently on Sky News talking about the war in Ukraine. AIJAC only wants obedience to its agenda so this “critique” is hilarious: In an interview on Sky News Australia (March…
Russia’s ongoing war in Ukraine is causing huge devastation. I was interviewed today by Sky News TV to discuss the war and the impact of devastating sanctions against the Kremlin.
I was invited by Stop the War Coalition Sydney to speak at yesterday’s rally on Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine. I spoke about NATO, its disastrous wars in Libya and Afghanistan, the war on terror and advocating peace:
During the Ukraine/Russia conflict, much of the Western media has been highly supportive of the Ukrainian people (though historically far less interested in the plight of Palestinians, Afghans, Syrians etc). I speak about this bias on global broadcaster TRT World:
The unprovoked and illegal Russian invasion of Ukraine is a shocking event. I was interviewed on Sky News to discuss it along with NATO, imperialism, energy prices and climate change.
Some classy and pointed German satire (select English subtitles below):