"Democracy is government of, by and for the people"! Abraham Lincoln
What is sovereignty
An outstanding definition of sovereignty is provided by Wikipedia - which is below:
For centuries past, the idea that a state could be sovereign was always connected to its ability to guarantee the best interests of its own citizens. Thus, if a state could not act in the best interests of its own citizens, it could not be thought of as a “sovereign” state.
Threats to our sovereignty
The sovereignty of Australia is under threat from many directions. Successive governments have been consistent in their unwillingness to act in the best interests of Australian citizens. Just 4 of the major threats that we currently face are given below.
Australia has signed 4,102 treaties with organisations such as the United Nations, the World Health Organisation, the World Trade Organisation and most other countries. Many may be necessary for economic reasons, but there are always a few that are a cancer to our sovereignty.
Australia is a participant in the negotiations for the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement. Watch the video below to get a small glimpse of what this treaty is really about.
The ASP will stand against any treaty that is not in the interest of the citizens of Australia - and will never allow any foreign state or unelected bureaucratic body to dictate the fate or conduct of Australians.
All over the world we are witnessing the merger of corporate interests with government power. This is leading to the destruction of the middle class and the transfer of wealth to the corporations.
None of this is news to those who work for a living and find that their jobs are constantly under threat from outsourcing, cheap imports and manufacturing being shipped overseas. Watch this video on Corporate Fascism to understand what the long term plan is.
The ASP will listen to the people of Australia and will act in their best interest. We will institute recall elections to remove any politician that says one thing and then does another.
"Just as banks can create money, the commercial banks can create money by double entry book keeping. So can central banks..."! Professor Steve Keen - University of Western Sydney, Interview on 9 June 2012
The creation of our money supply has been privatised. If the Australian government does not reclaim its right to create our money supply (i.e. the Australian dollar), then it no longer has any sovereignty. This is a cornerstone of the ASP philosophy, and we will ensure that all money in Australia is created by the government for the benefit of all.
Sovereignty in Australia
The ASP is non-negotiable on issues of national sovereignty. Just as every household in Australia believes that their home is their castle, we believe that our sovereign nation exists for our protection and benefit - outside the grasp of foreign entities and corporations.