Outside Julian Assange’s latest extradition hearing was a man in protest. But, he wasn’t taking the Americans to task, his target was the media sent to cover it.
The freedom of the press is under attack in this country. What we need is more outrage and more protections offered to those who uncover the truth.
Tommy Robinson, an avatar for the centre-right sits in jail. The furore surrounding his incarceration has a significant political tone. This is dangerous.
To think 18C’s defeat puts an end to the Libs’ totalitarian crusade is erroneous, as more laws exist which greater impede freedom to public discourse.
The arrest of Turkish journalist and mother of two, Arzu Yildiz, is merely one of many fierce crackdowns by the Turkish government on its media outlets.
The Abbott Government’s new terrorism laws and “the national interest” could mean this might be the last time you hear from the writer formerly known as Polly Chester, who in the future “might” be known as…well…sshhhhh…