Tag: New World Order

H.V Evatt: The Australian who helped create Israel

The creation of Israel depended heavily on the actions of Herbert ‘Doc’ Evatt – an enigmatic Australian who served as President of the United Nations General Assembly at the time of Israel’s admission to the UN.

Evatt, a former Labor Leader and Attorney-General, would play an instrumental role in the implementation of the nation, after rising to prominence as an architect of the United Nations Charter in 1945.

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Endocrine Disruption: An attack against humanity?

Over the last decade, there has been growing awareness of the adverse effects of many synthetic chemicals in the world around us — untested for their disrupting factors on the endocrine system.

From industrial chemicals and pesticides, to consumer products and the air around us, Australians are raising concerns about the dangers that even small quantities of toxic chemicals may cause.

The Truth About Gun Control in Australia

In 1996, Australia passed some of the most restrictive gun laws in the western world, including bans on semi-automatic and self-loading rifles and shotguns, and imposed stricter licensing and registration requirements.

Australians pride themselves on ‘telling it like it is’, but when it comes to gun laws, ‘straight shooting’ often takes a back seat to a determined effort at silencing debate.

‘Privacy nightmare’: Concerns over new anti-encryption bill

The Australian government has released details of a new telecommunications bill that grants agencies new powers to access encrypted communications data, including enhancing the obligations of companies to provide assistance and new warrants to covertly obtain evidence directly from devices.

In the following piece, Ethan Nash breaks down the legislation, including historical and technical contexts, details of both major schedules in the drafted legislation, and reasons for concerns associated with the broadened power scope granted.

Facial recognition technology to stay following Commonwealth Games

Queensland Government officials have announced that facial recognition technology introduced for security during the 2018 Commonwealth Games will remain in place indefinitely, but won’t say what future use they have in mind for the biometric system.

Civil liberty campaigners say the refusal to release plans for the installed software amounts to a ‘disturbing development in mass surveillance’, with privacy advocates concerned about how the technology will be used in conjunction with the new national facial recognition program.