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A few notes on #J25Antifa …

To mark ‘International Day of Solidarity with Antifascist Prisoners’ (J25Antifa) I wrote a thing for overland which you can read here. For more infos on J25Antifa, please see the NYC ANTIFA blog. This coming Saturday @ The Coronation Hotel in … Continue reading

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Melbourne Anarchist Bookfair 2017 : Saturday, August 12

Just a quick note to let folks know that the seventh annual Melbourne Anarchist Bookfair is on again in three weeks. WHEN : 10am–6pm, Saturday, August 12 WHERE : Brunswick Town Hall (233 Sydney Road, Brunswick) COST : Free The … Continue reading

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Rowan Dean, The Spectator, & anti-Semitism

Oh noes! For reasons which remain unclear, Rowan Dean — world-renowned satirist, former ad-man, and current editor of The Spectator (Down Under) — has pulled two articles by Some Guy called ‘Moses Apostaticus’. The decision to pull the articles — … Continue reading

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Dr Tim Anderson has some funny friends

[I stumbledupon this vid again the other day, courtesy of the scallywags of Anti Fascist Action Sydney (see : With Friends Like These… Tim Anderson & NSW’s Fascists, May 2, 2017), so I thought I may well as chuck it … Continue reading

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Blogs are dead. Long live blogs!

Having previously surveyed Journals & Zines and so on and so on, I’m now updating my blog links … dead and/or resting: a-films (–2014) After The Greek Riots / Occupied London [see : libcom] anarchia angry news from around the … Continue reading

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journals & zines : may 2017 update

i thought i may as well update the links to journals & zines i’ve chucked up on the blog. many of these are anarchist or otherwise radical; others liberal &/or left: some are lost, a few are found. at some … Continue reading

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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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New Wave Army / @AnarchyMami : “anarchafeminist” wEiRdNeSs

Huh. That’s weird. Over the course of the last day or two, a number of questions have been posed regarding a website and self-proclaimed anarcha-feminist collective, seemingly based in the US, called the ‘New Wave Army’ (NWA), for which Twitter … Continue reading

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Melbourne neo-Nazis celebrate Adolf Hitler’s birthday & ANZAC Day 2017

One minute, you’re celebrating Adolf Hitler’s birthday at Hofbräuhaus … Nek minnit … • The above photograph originally appeared in Anzac Day 2017: Dawn service and Shrine of Remembrance live coverage but was later removed from The Age website. You … Continue reading

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anarchist notes (april 25, 2017) : IWA-AIT, Michael Schmidt +++

IWA-AIT A little under 12 months ago, the anarcho-syndicalist International Workers’ Association / Asociación Internacional de los Trabajadores (IWA-AIT) underwent an acrimonious split. Well, of sorts. In any event, at its XXVI Congress (December 2-4, 2016, Warsaw, Poland), the (Spanish) … Continue reading

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