Taiping Island: A Concerto of Marine Life in the South China Sea: An exercise in science, beauty and propaganda

Taiping Island: A Concerto of Marine Life in the South China Sea documents the array of marine life around Taiping Island, part of the Spratly island chain and the largest natural island in the South China Sea. The 18 minute long documentary emerged following a one year research project commissioned by Taiwan’s fisheries agency in conjunction with…

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The Rat Race: A documentary exposing the inadequate state response to vermin and disease in Mumbai

The Rat Race is a 2010 documentary examining the life of a team of night rat catchers working in a government department in Mumbai, India. To this documentaries credit it makes serious steps in covering the entirety of the rat catchers existence. It shows their struggles as the students among them try to both work…

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The invisible empire : Why the United States is not seen as a “foreign” threat?

The mainstream press in Australia is replete with dramatic headlines warning of “foreign interference” in our political system and “foreign” powers in our region. These reports almost invariably refer to China. However, in Orwellian fashion the United States, the reckless military power destabilizing the Asia Pacific and constantly interfering in Australian Federal politics is rendered…

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Massive Land clearing in QLD and its impact on the health of the Great Barrier Reef.

At a recent awards ceremony in London the eminent naturalist David Attenborough reiterated that his favourite place in the world is North Queeensland. “It has for a naturalist everything. It has amazing rainforest which is quite unlike any other rainforest in the world. Not only does it have that but down on the coast it…

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Release Julian Assange!

By Davey Heller, 7th April 2018 After providing Julian Assange protection since 2012 in their Embassy in London, the Government of Ecuador since March 29th has imposed a complete communication blockade and placed him in virtual solitary confinement. Julian is living under these appalling conditions despite being granted citizenship of Ecuador and despite the fact…

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