This video from Australia is called Prime Minister Julia Gillard Mining Tax Press Conference.
Just eight days after the ousting of former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd in a coup sparked by furious opposition from the mining giants to a proposed super profits tax, the newly-installed prime minister has met all their main demands. It can be said, without fear of exaggeration, that this is a government of, for and by the mining giants: here.
In the wake of last week’s leadership coup, the Australian Labor government has been at pains to stress the continuity of foreign policy under Prime Minister Julia Gillard, pledging fealty to Washington and ongoing Australian involvement in the US-led war in Afghanistan: here.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard told reporters that she was “on notice” that the world economy had entered a new round of fear and uncertainty: here.
The leaders of the political coup that removed Labor Prime Minister Kevin Rudd were not just “faceless numbers men” but had direct connections to big business and the mining industry in particular: here.
Labor Prime Minister Gillard’s speech on climate change was a conscious fraud, combining lies on the science of global warming with new sound-bite driven measures pitched towards business which do nothing to adequately address the environmental crisis: here.