Author Archives: @ndy

About @ndy

I live in Melbourne, Australia. I like anarchy. I don't like nazis. I enjoy eating pizza and drinking beer. I barrack for the greatest football team on Earth: Collingwood Magpies. The 2014 premiership's a cakewalk for the good old Collingwood.

The Platform : A new anarchist zine by Anarchist Affinity

The Platform is the title of a new anarchist zine by the Melbourne-based anarchist-communist group Anarchist Affinity. The first A5, B&W printed issue contains: articles on attacks on Medicare and health inequality, the boycott campaign of the Biennale of Sydney, … Continue reading

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The Q Society & The First International Symposium on Liberty and Islam in Australia [overland]

I wrote an article for overland on The Q Society, a fan club dedicated to celebrating the fictional character Q who appears in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager … Continue reading

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antifa notes (march 5, 2014)

RRTAA! Australian Defence League The ADL in Bendigo, Victoria — to be precise, a young neo-Nazi named Aaron Robertson — is upset that local Muslims are planning to build a mosque in town, so they’ve organised a rally to stop … Continue reading

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Internationalists issue declaration against war in Ukraine [libcom/aitrus]

… via libcom and ait, a statement on the situ in Ukraine … note that workers world published Statement of communist, left and anarchist forces of Russia on events in Ukraine on february 27 but i haven’t been able to … Continue reading

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[#19BOS] List of Biennale of Sydney artistes w contact deets

Update (March 7) : Late this afternoon the Biennale Board announced the resignation of its chair, Luca Belgiorno-Nettis, and the immediate suspension of its contract with its major sponsor, Transfield. Briefly: this is a potentially significant step forward in the … Continue reading

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The SUWA Show, Friday, February 28 : Interviews w Liz Thompson [#ManusIsland] & Alana Lentin [#19BOS]

Tomorrow on the ‘Floating Anarchy’ edition of The SUWA Show (5.30pm Friday, February 28 on 855AM, streaming live on 3CR) Dr Cam & I have a yarn with Liz Thompson about Manus Island and Alana Lentin on the Biennale of … Continue reading

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[#19BOS] Transfield Money Talks, Biennale Walks …

“The Biennale of Sydney has taken the correct and only viable course of maintaining its partnership with Transfield.” ~ Matthew Westwood, The Australian, February 25, 2014 “Well I just think that there’s a lot of black noise here where the … Continue reading

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Sydney Anarchist Bookfair : Saturday, March 22, 2014

[press release] Hundreds expected to attend first Sydney Anarchist Bookfair For the first-time ever in Sydney, dozens of anarchist groups from across Australasia will be converging on Sydney for an ‘Anarchist Bookfair.’ The State and Capital are sure to shake … Continue reading

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#19BOS Action: Biennale of Sydney and Transfield [5.30pm, Monday, February 24, Melbourne]

[Update (February 24) : ACCA cancelled the address by the Biennale director promoting the event citing security concerns (Melbourne arts event halted over fears of mass protest over involvement of Transfield Services, ABC). About 50 or so people rocked up … Continue reading

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Against the Boycott of the 19th Biennale of Sydney [#19bos]

[... some friendly notes in response to the reply by the Board of Directors of the Biennale of Sydney to an open letter by concerned artists ...] Firstly, let us say that we truly empathise with the artists in this … Continue reading

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