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

[Update (February 19) : The boycott campaign now has a website and Facebook page.] A few weeks ago Matt Kiem wrote ‘An art educator’s open letter to colleagues about detention profits and the Sydney Biennale’ (Crossborder Operational Matters, February 4, … Continue reading

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A rose … [on anarchy and summit protest and stuff | overland]

I wrote some stuff for overland zine about the phony ‘Black Rose Syndicat’, black blocs and teh anarchy. You can find it here. It was inspired by Clive Williams’ rather poor article in The Canberra Times, which you can read … Continue reading

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#FreeJoel [international appeal for solidarity with swedish antifa]

::: International call for solidarity! ::: We, anti-fascists of Stockholm, call upon the international left-wing movement to show solidarity and support to one of our imprisoned comrades. He is in jail for defending a local community-organized anti-racist demonstration in the … Continue reading

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Who’s Keeping An Eye on Aussie Neo-Nazis? [newmatilda]

So I wrote another thing for New Matilda, this time on nazisinstraya. You can read it here. That’s all for now.

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WikiLeaks Party : R U Syrias?

John Shipton, CEO of the WikiLeaks Party (and Assange’s old man), recently sat down for a nice cup of tea with that nice man Bashar al-Assad, President of Syria and General Secretary of the Ba’ath Party (Bashar was of course … Continue reading

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Anarchist Memes v Facebook

Briefly: The Facebook page ‘Anarchist Memes’ has been unpublished by Facebook. Ben Norton has written an article in response, published at Counterpunch and Dissident Voice. The reasons why Facebook chose to close the page are a bit obscure: precisely how … Continue reading

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ASIO : Persons of Interest : Interview with director Haydn Keenan

PERSONS OF INTEREST – Trailer from Smart Street Films on Vimeo. Tonight on ‘The SUWA Show’ (5.30pm, 855AM, streaming at 3CR.org.au), Dr Cam & I have a chat with Haydn Keenan, the director of ‘Persons of Interest’, a new documentary … Continue reading

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Black Rose Syndicat (Addendum)

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a thing for New Matilda about a storm in a teacup surrounding the Brisbane G20 summit, in this case one stamped ‘Black Rose Syndicat’. Apart from being somewhat bizarre (and therefore amusing), the … Continue reading

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