Category Archives: Broken Windows

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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housekeeping for anarchy

Well well, bloody Hell. Because I’m an idi0t, I thought I’d spend some time doing some housekeeping: namely, going through the sites I link to in order to establish which are still active. Unsurprisingly, because I haven’t done so for … Continue reading

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1994–2014 : ¡Viva Zapata!

[January 1, 2014 is the 20th anniversary (BBC) of the Zapatista uprising in Chiapas, Mexico, so I thought I may as well re-post this interview with Subcomandante Marcos, an EZLN leader, conducted in April, 1994. There's another interview with Marcos … Continue reading

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Mick Armstrong on Melbourne G20 protests, November 2006 [A Blast From The Past]

Yo Gabba Gabba wrote me to say he couldn’t find Socialist Alternative leader Mick Armstrong’s statement in response to a disturbance at an anti-G20 rally in Melbourne in November 2006. Given also the recent stoopid regarding the G20 meeting in … Continue reading

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Jorge Semprun on Marx’s legacy …

In 1937, when the first German prisoners were assembled on the Ettersberg to cut down the beech forest, the system of the corrective labor camps, the Gulag, in other words, the great hurricane of that terrible year, was about to … Continue reading

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“The Black Rose Syndicat” : D’oh!

Update (January 11, 2014) : Black Rose Syndicat (Addendum), January 7, 2014. Update (December 23, 2013) : OK so I reckon I gotta bit of a handle on it, and the moral of this story is: drugs are bad, mmmkay? … Continue reading

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Tim Wilson, Australian Human Rights Commissioner, ♥s Water Cannons

For the $325,000-a-year record: Walked past Occupy Melbourne protest, all people who think freedom of speech = freedom 2 b heard, time wasters … send in the water cannons — Tim Wilson (@timwilsoncomau) October 21, 2011 Otherwise: 1. I picked … Continue reading

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movement beyond borders forum redux

Update (December 12, 2013) : Don’t take my word for it: you can watch a video of the forum here. Last Saturday I attended a public forum on movement beyond borders, organised by the ‘beyond borders’ collective, a group of … Continue reading

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FORUM : movement beyond borders : Saturday, November 30, 6pm

The ‘beyond borders collective’ has organised a public forum to be held at Trades Hall next Saturday. It looks really interesting … so I’ll have to try hard to find an excuse not to attend: It seems like every day … Continue reading

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