Category Archives: War on Terror

War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.

A (very) brief guide to the contemporary Australian far right

Recently I’ve received several requests for a guide to the Australian far right. Below is a very brief summary of most (but not all) of those groups and projects which I think can reasonably be placed in this category. I’ll … Continue reading

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Dylann Roof’s manifesto … #CharlestonShooting

*Dylann Roof is the 21yo man accused of having shot dead nine black worshipers at a church in Charleston. His website contains a number of photos and a manifesto. The photos include several containing the numbers 14/88 — ie, the … Continue reading

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International Day of Solidarity with Antifascist Prisoners Saturday, July 25, 2015

[Source : NYC ANTIFA | See also : antifascistactionsydney] International Day of Solidarity with Antifascist Prisoners Saturday, July 25, 2015 Antifascists fight against those who—in the government or in the streets—dream of imposing their fascist and other Far Right nationalist … Continue reading

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antifa notes (may 18, 2015)

In response to the announcement of a Senate inquiry into food certification, Guy Rundle has written the following article for Crikey, arguing that the local Jewish community (among others), needs to adopt a more public position on anti-Muslim prejudice. See … Continue reading

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Some writings + some radios

I wrote an article for overland on Reclaim Australia. You can read it here. I also answered some curly questions for New Matilda. You can read that here. On tomorrow’s episode of Floating Anarchy (The SUWA Show, Friday, 5.30pm, 855AM, … Continue reading

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antifa notes (march 26, 2015) : #ReclaimAustralia (again)

What’s a racism? Racist Reclaim Australia organisers complaining that their racist rally is attracting racists. *smh* The ‘Reclaim Australia’ (RA) rallies are just nine days away now. Folks in Melbourne and elsewhere are organising various activities to oppose these public … Continue reading

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“From Melbourne to Ramadi: My Journey” [Jake Bilardi]

See : Jake Bilardi, reportedly killed in Islamic State suicide bombing, planned to attack Melbourne, blog says, Michael Bachelard, The Age, March 12, 2015. Bilardi’s blog now appears to be devoid of content. He made several posts, of which this … Continue reading

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Good Propaganda, Bad Propaganda

I got kicked off Facebook for sharing the image above, originally published on the Islamophobia Register Facebook page, of vandalism at a mosque in Perth. See : White supremacist graffiti sprayed on Perth mosque in third attack in eight months, … Continue reading

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An open letter to the Black Rose collective [from Ray Jackson]

[Update (February 22, 2015) : On Saturday evening, February 21, Ray issued a retraction of his open letter. Consequently, I’ve edited this post to reflect this fact.] Ray Jackson of the Indigenous Social Justice Assocation (ISJA) has written an open … Continue reading

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Reclaim Australia AKA “Muslims Out!”

The ‘Reclaim Australia’ rallies organised for April 4 will bring together a wide range of Islamophobic individuals and organisations. Below is a brief account of some of these. The ‘Patriots Defence League’ (PDL) is an incorporated association registered in Queensland, … Continue reading

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