The way Australian authorities have acted in regards to ten years of TORTURE of Julian Assange, is proof that Australia de facto is not independent country. Various governments of Australia (Liberal-National Party as well as Australian Labour Party) just followed instructions issued by senior members of the “Five Eyes” (United […]
Australia has become the complacent country. Complacent about its future economic competitiveness. Complacent about climate change. Complacent about how to navigate our future in the region given China’s rise, America’s response and a neighbourhood increasingly torn between the two. Complacent too about the gradual erosion of our democracy itself through a growing “pay for play” culture from financial donations to political parties, an increasing assault on the independence of the public service and the abuse of monopolistic media power.