Category Archives: Anarchism

anarchist notes (april 13, 2016) : APRIL 2016

a few things : • on saturday (april 16), jura books (sydney) will be hosting a discussion w visiting academic alex prichard on the subject of ‘Anarchy, Freedom, and Constitutionalism’ : “How do you know when you’re free? Anarchists have … Continue reading

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“What is anarcho-syndicalism?” : ASF-IWA Australian speaking tour : February 2016

Laure Akai, secretary of the International Workers Association (IWA), will be giving a presentation on the practice of anarcho-syndicalism this month. The IWA was founded in 1922 in Berlin and has sections around the world. The series of events around … Continue reading

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antifa notes (january 30, 2016) : Black Rose, UPF and moar

Black Rose On Thursday night in Newtown an altercation occurred outside of Black Rose anarchist infoshop involving Ralph Cerminara (Australian Defence League/Left Wing Bigots & Extremists Exposed Facebook page) and Dan Evans (Reclaim Australia and principal organiser of the February … 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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#ParisAttacks

A few things. 1) This fella’s analysis seems especially apt: See also : New Islamic State Publication Touts Progress in Clash of Civilizations, Murtaza Hussain, The Intercept, February 13, 2015 | Muslims Around the World Condemn Paris Attacks, Adam Johnson, … Continue reading

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antifa notes (november 2, 2015) : 3CR, MAC, UPF and moar …

1) On Sunday, five members of the fascist groupuscule the ‘United Patriots Front’ (UPF) — Blair Cottrell, Neil Erikson, Chris Shortis, Linden Watson and one other man — paid a visit to the Melbourne Anarchist Club (MAC) in Northcote and … Continue reading

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“Michael Schmidt is a white nationalist trying to infiltrate the anarchist movement.”

Update (October 30) : Alexander Reid Ross and Joshua Stephens have finished publishing their exposé on Schmidt. It is serialised. About Schmidt: How a White Nationalist Seduced Anarchists Around the World (Chapter 1) | About Schmidt: How a White Nationalist … Continue reading

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#BorderForce or #BorderFarce : Operation Fortitude gets in the sea

The Department of Incarceration & Bloody Policing Immigration & Border Protection organised a media event @ 2pm @ Flinders Street station in Melbourne today in order to celebrate the arrival of ‘Australian Border Force’. Ka-POW! But things didn’t go quite … Continue reading

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International Week for Anarchist Prisoners (August 23-30, 2015)

Re-post: “Call out for an International Week for Anarchist Prisoners In summer 2013 members of several ABC groups discussed the necessity of introducing an International Day for Anarchist Prisoners. Given there are already established dates for Political Prisoners Rights Day … Continue reading

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Far-right fringe raises profile by reclaiming immigration debate [John Lyons, The Australian]

[I may add some comments over the course of the next few days …] Far-right fringe raises profile by reclaiming immigration debate John Lyons The Australian August 8, 2015 When James Gilhome turned on his computer on May 28 he … Continue reading

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