PhD candidate Sydney University
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Aug 9, 2018 • 9 tweets • 3 min read
Soon on @RNBreakfast we will hear @ScottludlAm winning the nuclear waste debate AGAIN. Yes. Listen here kooks --> radio.abc.net.au/stations/RN/li…
Here we go. There will be an online discussion on radioactive waste - low level, the gowns the medical waste - but also spent fuel and reprocessing wastes - very different streams. It's not clear, due to secrecy, which will be dumped in SA.
Aug 4, 2018 • 37 tweets • 13 min read
What have we heard from Julian #Assange? Here is a thread from talks when he could still engage with audiences and answer questions to mark the #Unity4J#FreeAssange 50 hr/50 guest online vigil. I agree with the principles and ideas that follow.
"This from Proverbs is the earliest occurrence known to me of the well known idea that knowledge is power. To keep a person ignorant is to place them in a cage. Radio 4, New Years address 2 Jan 2014 bbc.com/news/uk-politi…
Aug 2, 2018 • 11 tweets • 3 min read
So pleased to get a wait listed ticket for the launch of the important book by @BehrouzBoochani who refuses to be silenced. The translater Omid Tofighian is here at UNSW for the event.
This important and devastating book is a testimonial and witness bearing from a deeply engaged political thinker and poet. It defies all literary classifications, says the french translator.
What have we learned from @WikiLeaks ? Friends, this thread will go for a while. Consider and evaluate whether this material is in the public interest as events regarding #WikiLeaks and #Assange unfold. Also, feel free to unfollow if you can't hack it. wikileaks.org/10years/timeli…2/ Information released by WikiLeaks has been used by those seeking justice in numerous court cases, for example, the Chagos Islands case uses cables in evidence. theguardian.com/world/2010/dec…
Jul 17, 2018 • 7 tweets • 2 min read
On @RNDrive@damien_carrick is interviewing Robert Tibo, the lawyer for the asylum seekers that sheltered Snowden.
My clients have almost no chance, irrespective of the merits of their case.