Category Archives: Student movement

Depends What You Mean By Extremist : A Review (of sorts)

I’ve just finished reading John Safran‘s new book Depends What You Mean By Extremist: Going Rogue with Australian Deplorables (Penguin, 2017). Having been a resident in these parts for some time, I enjoyed tagging along with John as he romped … Continue reading

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The Q Society @ Victoria University : February 10, 2017

Update (February 14 2017) : 1) Kirralie Smith got a bit angwy: 2) Otherwise: • On Monday the media pimps eventually reported the fact that Victoria University did indeed host The Q Society. See : Victoria University under fire for … Continue reading

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Melbourne 1 /// Trump 0

Briefly: Upon the announcement of Donald Trump’s successful bid to become Presidente of the US of A, a local fanboy in Melbourne decided to dub himself ‘Supreme Leader President Donald Trump’ and to organise a public celebration. First aiming to … Continue reading

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The SUWA Show (September 2016) : Rigaer94 +

On this month’s edition of Floating Anarchy on The SUWA Show (5.30pm /// Friday, September 23 /// 855AM /// streaming live on 3CR), Dr Cam and I have a yarn with uber-special-lovely-Berlin-squatter-guests Lukas, Patrick & Rizo all about Rigaer94, squatting … Continue reading

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Dispatches From Occupied Rigaer94

[fwd] Dispatches From Occupied Rigaer94 It has now been over a week since our doors were first cut off, cops and security intruded into our housing project, installing themselves in our stairways and other previously collective spaces. From then, the … Continue reading

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Melbourne Anarchist Bookfair 2016 : Sunday, August 14 @ Brunswick Town Hall

For the sixth year in a row, this time at a new location: Brunswick Town Hall. • books • pamphlets • zines • films • workshops WHEN : 10am-5pm, Sunday, August 14, 2016 WHERE : Brunswick Town Hall, 233 Sydney … 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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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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antifa notes (july 11, 2015) : #UnitedPatriotsFront + guns + knives + moar!

UPDATE : Far-right anti-Islam group to rally at Victorian Parliament House, Patrick Hatch, The Age, July 12, 2015. The Age article makes reference to something I wrote about below: “Police are investigating messages sent on social media that appear to … Continue reading

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