The Invasion of Australia – Official, At Last by John Pilger

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by John Pilger
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July 2, 2011

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The City of Sydney has voted to replace the words “European arrival” in the official record with “invasion”. The deputy lord mayor, Marcelle Hoff, says it is intellectually dishonest to use any other word in describing how Aboriginal Australia was dispossessed by the British. “We were invaded,” said Paul Morris, an Aboriginal adviser to the council. “It is the truth and it shouldn’t be watered down. We wouldn’t expect Jewish people to accept a watered-down version of the Holocaust, so why should we?”

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Max Keiser speaks to lawyers in Athens: Greece Is Now Under Financial Occupation! + David Harvey: Greece Should Default

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 on Jul 2, 2011

This is an abridged version of talk Max gave to a group of lawyers suing derivatives dealers and government officials in Greece for financial fraud. There was much (very loud) translation and some audio problems that I cut out. The rest of the panel spoke in Greek. I will post those when I can for Greek speakers.

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Libya And Millennium Of War by Rick Rozoff

by Rick Rozoff
Featured Writer
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Stop NATO
Stop NATO-Opposition to global militarism
July 2, 2011

End the Endless Wars!

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On June 26 the West’s war against Libya reached its hundredth day. Launched on March 19 with a barrage of bombing raids and Tomahawk cruise missile attacks conducted by American, British and French warplanes, ships and submarines, control of military operations, including a naval blockade of the Mediterranean nation and the deployment of special forces in the country’s east, was ceded by U.S. Africa Command to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on March 31.

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Russia Today: A new kind of media? By William Bowles

by William Bowles
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williambowles.info
2 July, 2011

Muammar Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi

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Is Russia Today a sign of things to come in the world media order?

A global, digital media cuts both ways or as they say ‘what’s good for the goose is also good for the gander’. The arrival of The Real News NetworkDemocracy Now! and grtv for example demonstrates what can be done, even on a shoestring budget. But to get onto the global media circuit still requires big bucks in spite of all the talk about ‘convergence’ and ‘citizen journalism’.

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