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(Return Of The Son Of) Lenin ~versus~ #ausvotes

While results have yet to be finalised, I thought I may as well take note of how Socialists and communists fared at the federal election … As one of 20 Ungrouped candidates in the NSW race for a Senate seat, … Continue reading

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Lenin ~versus~ #ausvotes

Zap! Ka-pow! A brief guide to the parties on the left contesting the federal 2016 election: Communist League In NSW, Ron Poulsen (one of dozens of Ungrouped Independents) is once again having a crack at the Senate. Go Ron! Socialist … Continue reading

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Coburg ~versus~ The True Blue Crew & United Patriots Front & Co

On Saturday, May 28, racist boofheads from a nü patriotik grouplet called the ‘True Blue Crew’ (TBC) have organised a counter-rally in the suburb of Coburg in Melbourne. On that date, Sue Bolton of the Socialist Alliance has organised a … Continue reading

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#TrotGuide 2016

Gosh and bother and tish and fiffle: it’s been just over four years since I last formally updated Trot Guide (April 10, 2012). At that stage I counted a mere fifteen political organisations on the far left — mostly Trotskyist … Continue reading

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#TrotGuide : Socialist Party (CWI) resignations

Update (February 25, 2016) : The SP has issued a statement in response to the below : Statement from Socialist Party National Committee (February 24, 2016). Yesterday 14 Socialist Party members, including City of Yarra councillor Stephen Jolly, tendered their … Continue reading

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Blogging 2015 …

A review of my blogging efforts in 2015. January (8 posts) In addition to several notes on anti-fascism (which included some advice on Facebook use), I wrote about the ‘Rojava Revolution’ in northern Syria and a strike and occupation at … Continue reading

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#Reclaim Australia : November 22, 2015 : Post-match

Above : A protest sign in Melton featuring the neo-Nazi leader of the UPF, Blair Cotrell, and one of his quotes on skool curricula. For more see : Quotations From Chairman Blair Cottrell (July 27, 2015). ‘Reclaim Australia’ (RA) held … Continue reading

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Q. Did Trotsky ‘invent’ the term ‘racist’ in 1927?

Over the last few months, Shermon Burgess — a/k/a ‘The Great Aussie Patriot’ — has begun to increasingly indulge in the perpetuation of a range of radical right-wing memes, not only about Islam and the left but multiculturalism, the United … Continue reading

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George Christensen & Team Australia ~versus~ Flag-Burning Socialist Ratbags*

Poor old George Christensen — who can boast that he is the only federal or state MP to have accepted an invitation to address a Reclaim Australia rally (Mackay, July 19) — has had his complaint to the Human Rights … Continue reading

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Further notes on #ReclaimAustralia/#UnitedPatriotsFront rallies (July 18/19)

UPDATE : On tomorrow’s The SUWA Show (5.30-6.30pm /// Friday, July 24 /// 3CR 855AM) Dr Cam & I yarn w John Safran about his experiences on July 18 and review the protest that was/n’t. See also : Gun found … Continue reading

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