Australia has long billed itself as a nation where we speak truth to power. However, the only truth is that the powerful are abusing the positions we’ve given them.
With Peter Dutton putting his desire for leadership behind him, he has turned his attention back to vilifying those he believes places Australia at risk.
Yesterday, the heads of our biggest media organisations banded together to seek greater protections for their journalists. But, what is on the table, and what can we realistically expect?
The Morrison government is looking to not only crack our encrypted data, but also share it will like-minded nations to purportedly keep us safe.
It’s not just extreme examples like Julian Assange, the right to be heard, and the concept of dissent have been severely wounded.
The message is clear from Canberra – those in the media who leak material will be punished. If that’s the case, why wasn’t Andrew Bolt subject to the same treatment?
Well, another week, another shot to the national solar plexus. This week, the UK tried to move past Theresa May and the federales raided aunty’s drawer. Hooray.