Thought Leftlink subscribers might be interested in how the right-wing Australian News web site (a Hanson front organisation) continues to portray Leftlink.
This is from todays edition:
======================================================== Thursday 14th August 1997 International: A message from Lorenzo Kom'boa Ervin - courtesy of the Australian Labor Party.... "...and as I promised you I would begin to conduct the international boycott against the white Austrailian government. This has begun even as we speak. i have set up the Boycott 200O Coalition in those 17 countries which protested my false imprisonment in Australia, and I assure you that many others, white, Black, Asian, Native Americans, Mexican-Americans, and the whole of humankind will hear of your plight, and join you to obtain the birthright to which you are entitled: land and independence. "Your letter is so important because it not only makes your wishes known, but it confirms our statements that an international boycott of these bread and circus Olympic games, on stolen land soaked with the blood of your ancestors, is really the way forward to winning the human rights of the Indigenous people in the land known as Australia." Lorenzo Komboa Ervin An extract from the
So when a boycott of the Sydney 2000 Olympics is organised remember that it was our friends at the ALP and the ACTU who promoted and supported it on the Internet. The letter by Ervin is in response to a statement by the ..... who say on their home page, and I quote, "The smell of the white man is killing us" but that is not a racist comment... oh no, it only works one way! we also uncovered what appears to be - located here in Australia and run by our "Angry" friends.... [end of extract from Australian News of the Day] ========================================================== This `attack' is predicated on the faulty logic that because the Leftlink homepage is only `five clicks away' from the ALP website, it is therefore an arm of the Labor Party. [See press release issued by Hanson last month that outlines this ridiculous assertion The same `logic' can be used to demonstrate that the Australian National Action Party is the militant wing of Hanson's One Nation Party -
HANSON'S 5 CLICKS TO NAZISM: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Start at Hanson's One Nation website http://www.gwb.com.au/onenation 1. Select Launch of Hanson's One Nation Party http://www.gwb.com.au/gwb.news/onenation/launch.html (their nominated - incorrect link) http://www.gwb.com.au/gwb/news/onenation/launch.html (correct link) 2. Select last link on this page - Australian Conservative Politics http://www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/4975/index.htm 3. Select alt.links http://www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/4975/altlinks.htm 4. Select David Moss' Australian Politics Page http://www.adfa.oz.au/adm/politics/politics.html 5. Scroll down the page until you come to National Action - select http://www.adelaide.net.au/~national/ *-*-* -*-*-* -*-*-* -*-*-* -*-*-*-*-*-*-* -*-*-* -*-*-* -*-*-* -*-*-* * LEFTLINK - sponsored by Melbourne's New International Bookshop * * http://www.alexia.net.au/~www/mhutton/ * * Address to post messages to Leftlink: Leftlink@vicnet.net.au * * Address to join or leave Leftlink: firstname.lastname@example.org * * To join Leftlink write: subscribe leftlink your-email-address * * To leave Leftlink write: unsubscribe leftlink your-email-address * *-*-* -*-*-* -*-*-* -*-*-* -*-*-*-*-*-*-* -*-*-* -*-*-* -*-*-* -*-*-*