NSW, the police state

Christopher Anderton Police in New South Wales have been given increased powers to ban or disperse rallies or public meetings anywhere on crown land – which includes most town squares, roads and community halls. Under the Liberal government’s updated crown land management regulation, individuals can be fined u...CONTINUE READING

Palestinian teenager faces prison for resisting occupation

Christopher Anderton Ahed Tamimi, a 16-year-old Palestinian activist from the village of Nabi Saleh in the West Bank, will be sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for slapping and shoving an Israeli soldier, if found guilty by a military tribunal. She was arrested at 4am on 19 December, hours after a video wa...CONTINUE READING

Sirius building brings Green Bans back to the Rocks

Christopher Anderton Two worlds collide in the Rocks. One, accessible mainly to the rich, is expanding: the world of boutique stores, world class restaurants and luxury hotels. The other, the residential world where the workers who made Sydney city once lived, is dying a slow death at the hands of developers a...CONTINUE READING