The British-American coup that ended Australian independence | Curio

The British-American coup that ended Australian independence

6 mins | May 28, 2017

The reforming Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam, who inspired a generation of progressive politicians, died in October 2014. We revisit John Pilger’s Guardian article from 2014, that gives us a glimpse into the ignominious sacking of the democratically elected prime minister in 1975 – as engineered by the CIA and MI6 in a panic response to Whitlam’s plans for Australian independence.

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From The Guardian