Category Archives: Death

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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#HESTAdivest campaign : HESTA divest from #Transfield + #ManusIsland concentration camp

HESTA — the industry super fund for health and community service workers — is a major shareholder in Transfield. You may remember Transfield from such campaigns as Boycott the Biennale of Sydney. Then and now, Transfield makes money from running … Continue reading

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After the Paris killings (Le Monde Diplomatique) #CharlieHebdo

After the Paris killings Le Monde Diplomatique February 2015 1) The guys from the ghetto Laurent Bonelli Once people are over the shock of the killings, once the feelings of indignation and powerlessness have dissipated and the only people still … Continue reading

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Letter from asylum seekers in “Foxtrot” compound at #ManusIsland internment camp

[via RISE] 18th January 2015 From: Foxtrot Compound To: Mr. Peter Sutton We would like to say today about your policy that if you do not wish us to come to Australia, then that’s okay. It’s your country. But it … Continue reading

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Graeber et al on the ‘Rojava Revolution’

Below I’ve republished David Graeber’s recent interview with Pinar Öğünç about his recent (December) trip to Rojava as part of a small international delegation to the area. I’ve also included links to several articles of relevance. A good collection of … Continue reading

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#Antifa in Russia

Two things: First, this article at Global Voices Online is problematic but worth reading. I’m yet to encounter a serious account in English of antifascist politics in Russia. Russia’s Punk Underground on Trial Lewis May November 7, 2014 See also … Continue reading

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“Anti-Terror Raids Embolden Australian Defence League And Far Right Groups”

I wrote an article for New Matilda on the Australian Defence League et al. You can read it here. I’ll probably add a few more thoughts here laters probably …

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Fourth Annual Melbourne Anarchist Bookfair : August 9, 2014

The fourth annual Melbourne Anarchist Bookfair will be taking place at the Abbotsford Convent on Saturday, August 9 this year. The Bookfair consists of around 40 or so stalls by independent and radical booksellers and activist groups. Alongside the stalls, … Continue reading

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Chomsky on Gaza conflict

Gaza’s Torment, Israel’s Crimes, Our Responsibilities Noam Chomsky Z July 12, 2014 At 3am Gaza time, July 9, in the midst of Israel’s latest exercise in savagery, I received a phone call from a young Palestinian journalist in Gaza. In … Continue reading

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RIP Rik Mayall

And the grown-ups will say "But why are the kids crying?" And the kids will say "Haven't you heard? Rik is dead! The People's Poet is dead!" — Kamahl Santamaria (@KamahlAJE) June 9, 2014 And then a particularly sensitive and … Continue reading

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