Eve Ottenberg

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    Assange rots in jail

    by Eve Ottenberg | Updated at 04:30am on June 20, 2021

    YEARS pass, and journalist Julian Assange languishes in a British jail. His crime? Truthful reporting of US military atrocities in Iraq, reporting that sparked a...

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    Biden’s broken promises spell hard times

    Eve Ottenberg | Updated at 12:00am on June 16, 2021

    FIRST it was the minimum wage. Then student loans. Then the $300 weekly unemployment benefit. Then ditching the God-awful Trump tax cuts for billionaires. There...

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    Leaving Afghanistan by May 1?

    Eve Ottenberg | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2021

    WILL the US. military ever leave Afghanistan? The answer appears to be no. When the US military comes it stays. It’s been in Germany since...

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    Botching the vaccine rollout

    Eve Ottenberg | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2021

    AT THE rate we’re vaccinating against COVID-19 in the United States, it will take 10 years for the entire population to receive shots. To counter...

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    Will Biden end the nightmare?

    Eve Ottenberg | Updated at 12:00am on December 29, 2020

    BIDEN has lots of promises to keep. Or break, if he wants to follow a grand old presidential tradition. Foremost among those to keep is...

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    COVID ignoramuses

    Eve Ottenberg | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2020

    ON ELECTION night, one exit poll revealed that 48 per cent of respondents believed the government had done a good job, including coping with COVID-19....

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    Industrial food production and the pandemic

    by Eve Ottenberg | Updated at 12:00am on November 01, 2020

    COVID-19 comes from the primary forest, from bat caves. In a world without industrial agriculture encroaching on that forest, in a world without the corporatisation...

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    The scourge of herd immunity

    Eve Ottenberg | Updated at 12:20am on October 26, 2020

    COVID-19 kills, and its kill rate is significantly higher than that of the flu. Some who recover develop insufficient immunity to prevent getting infected again....

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    How trust in a COVID-19 vaccine eroded

    by Eve Ottenberg | Updated at 12:00am on October 21, 2020

    AS TRUMP brags about rushing a COVID vaccine through testing, record numbers of Americans say they won’t get it. Gee, I wonder why. Will researchers...

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    Provocation on the high seas

    by Eve Ottenberg | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2020

    THE war on terror is slowly ending. The US military will try to keep bases in Iraq and Afghanistan, but with most troops gone in...