Category: Palestine

03 May

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Green Fear: staying out of the ‘no-go zone’ of Australia-US-Israel relations

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Marrickville Council may have backed off supporting the Israel BDS campaign but by highlighting the plight of the Palestinians, the Council’s initiative in this area, and the pro-BDS stance of the NSW Greens, has ensured that this will only be the beginning of the debate, not least of all within the Greens themselves. The Australian […]

11 Apr

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Last rites for the Labor Party? Part Two: An impasse for post-materialist Greens politics

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What's the real problem here?

If you need any proof that the Greens did reasonably well in last month’s NSW election it would have to be the tide of opinion telling us just how badly they did. Such commentary was almost inevitably accompanied by “advice” for the party to moderate its “hard Left” policies/stick to the environment/disappear altogether. If the Greens […]

21 Sep

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We will decide which people we will kill, and the circumstances under which we kill them*

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Iraqi child killed by US bombing campaign

While John Paul Young’s euphoric pop-disco classic “Love Is In The Air” could’ve been the theme song for the Greens’ election night success, it seems that the Liberals and the right-wing media have latched onto Bob Brown’s push to allow the territories to legalise euthanasia as a reason to suggest the party would prefer the […]