October 9, 2015

SMH Comment: Elizabeth Farrelly, The class struggle farmers can’t afford to lose

“I just can’t believe they lie like that. I can’t believe the miners, the politicians and the bureaucrats all just lie to us through their teeth. I can’t believe they have no research or evidence, and put ours straight in the bin. I’m shocked that the law is so biased, the government so venal, the courts so unjust. I’ve been in business all my life. It was never like this. Australia was never like this.”

Again and again, as I talk to people forced to defend their land against international mega-miners, this is what they say. Find more information here