08 Jan '12, 3pm

The Bullshit Politics of Betrayal

If the labor government of Australia allows the forced deportation of three of their own citizens from the shores of their own nation to be taken down to the southern ocean and then back to Japan and imprisoned, it will be a mistake that this government will regret making. It will illustrate once and for all that the promise to protect the whales of the southern ocean from the harpoons of the Japanese whalers was nothing but an opportunistic political stunt made for no other reason than to steal votes from people who actually care about protecting the planet they live on. It will also illustrate that like Harry “Breaker” Morant, these three men, Geoffrey Tuxworth, Simon Peterffy and Glen Pendlebury, are simply expendable citizens to be used to keep the economic empire of Japan appeased.

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/commentary-and-editorials/2012...

Tweets

The Bullshit Politics of Betrayal vía @seashepherd

seashepherd.org 08 Jan '12, 6pm

The Bullshit Politics of Betrayal January 8, 2012 The Bullshit Politics of Betrayal Commentary by Captain Paul Watson l to...

Activists who boarded Japanese whaling ship held as 'prisoners'

Activists who boarded Japanese whaling ship hel...

straitstimes.com 08 Jan '12, 10am

This undated handout photo released courtesy of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society on Jan 8, 2012 shows a recent image ...

Australia Setting Up Worlds Largest Marine Pres...

enn.com 08 Jan '12, 3pm

Printer Friendly Version Email to a Friend Close From: Reuters, CANBERRA Published November 25, 2011 08:32 AM Australia se...

I don't think like a Japanese

todayonline.com 07 Jan '12, 9pm

He orders pan-fried seabass, what he admits is a "conservative" selection from La Brezza's menu, and cuts a dapper figure ...

Australian activists board Japanese whaling ves...

straitstimes.com 08 Jan '12, 3am

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Three Australian environmental activists boarded a Japanese whaling vessel on Sunday to protest against...

Whale Wars: Australian Activists Being Held on Japanese #Whaling Ship

Whale Wars: Australian Activists Being Held on ...

ecorazzi.com 08 Jan '12, 1am

Forest Rescue has also made a statement and explained why they have chosen to take action. “We have come from the forests ...

Activists Launch Drones to Battle Japanese Whalers

treehugger.com 28 Dec '11, 3pm

These days, fishing is a high tech business. So is whaling. And so is activism against whaling. In an effort to thwart Jap...

Three Australian Prisoners Now Detained on a Ja...

seashepherd.org 07 Jan '12, 9pm

Three Australian Prisoners Now Detained on a Japanese Whaler in Australian Waters January 7, 2012 Three Australian Prisone...

SEEMS FAIR TO ME! “Return us to shore in Austra...

seashepherd.org 08 Jan '12, 4am

Three Australian Prisoners Now Detained on a Japanese Whaler in Australian Waters January 7, 2012 Three Australian Prisone...

Time to be angry, not cynical, about corporate money in politics, by @billmckibben

Time to be angry, not cynical, about corporate ...

grist.org 05 Jan '12, 7pm

Enough with the cynicism. We need to get angry and take our country back from corporations. This essay was originally publ...

No party politics when appointing advisers People's Association: Hahahahahahahahahaha!

No party politics when appointing advisers Peop...

channelnewsasia.com 04 Jan '12, 2am

SINGAPORE: The People's Association (PA) said it does not get involved in "party politics" when appointing advisers to gra...