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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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antifa notes (april 24, 2017) : fakes and frauds and fascists and facebook

1) fake A fake ‘Melbourne Antifa’ page has been published on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/antifamelb/; you can leave them a one-star review if you like. In any case, try Melbourne Antifa Info instead. 2) faking Nathan Sykes – AKA Hamish Patton from … Continue reading

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The SUWA Show : March 2017 edition w Dr Jason Wilson on Trump, Gorka & #TheResistance

Our guest on the March edition of Floating Anarchy (4th Friday of the month on The SUWA Show on 3CR) is Dr Jason Wilson. On Gorka, see : Gorka Hedges, Evades on Vitezi Rend Tie, Eli Clifton and Jim Lobe, … Continue reading

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antifa notes (march 14, 2017) : One Nation Party too sophisticated for WA; UPF Go To Court; boneheads

sophistication The One Nation Party proved to be a bit too sophisticated for the electorate in Western Australia on Saturday, March 11, averaging just under 5% of the vote in the legislative assembly (about 8% in the seats the party … Continue reading

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antifascism on film

Fighting Talk [1993] *On Anti-Fascist Action, see libcom’s archive of the group’s journal Fighting Talk, published between September 1991 and April 1999, in PDF format. Antifascist Attitude [2008] ANTIFA : Chasseurs De Skins [2008] 161 > 88 [2012] The Moscow … Continue reading

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Arthur Sinodinos & The Sophisticated One Nation Party

Barrie, the One Nation of today is a very different beast to what it was 20 years ago. They are a lot more sophisticated, they have clearly resonated with a lot of people. ~ Senator Arthur Sinodinos, Insiders (ABC), February … Continue reading

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antifa notes (february 8, 2017) : Milo Yiannopoulos, Daddy, STRAYA (AFP, PFF, UPF) … & anTEEfa!

1) There’s been a significant amount of media coverage in Trumpland about anTEEfa recently, especially regarding the disruption of a speech @ UC Berkeley by AltLite figurehead and professional troll Milo Yiannopoulos. Below are a few relevant articles: • Eyewitness … Continue reading

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