Category Archives: That’s Capitalism!

antifa notes (nov 10, 2015) : #UnitedPatriotsFront and moar …

G’day patriots, Here’s a few notes about recent developments on the far right. 1) Chris Shortis : “It’s in Revelations, people!” United Patriots Front (UPF) leader Chris Shortis appears in an article in The Age, which details his rather bizarre … Continue reading

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Decadence

[‘Decadence’ by Alex Trotter. Originally published in Drunken Boat, No.2, 1994.] There is no decadence from the point of view of humanity. Decadence is a word that ought to be definitively banished from history. ~ Ernest Renan The word “decadence” … Continue reading

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#Bendigo, mosques and protest …

Above : One of a small number of patriotik boneheads at the rally. Fascist groupuscule the United Patriots Front organised an anti-Muslim rally in Bendigo yesterday which attracted approximately 2-300 supporters, a large crowd of onlookers, and a rally in … 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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Workers on strike @ Woolworths Melbourne Liquor DC #MLDC

Update (August 15, 2015) : “The action concluded Thursday evening. MLDC workers are now back at work following a negotiated outcome with Woolworths management.” Update (August 13, 2015) : While liquor outlets owned by Woolworths are running low on stocks, … 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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George Christensen & Team Australia ~versus~ Flag-Burning Socialist Ratbags*

Poor old George Christensen — who can boast that he is the only federal or state MP to have accepted an invitation to address a Reclaim Australia rally (Mackay, July 19) — has had his complaint to the Human Rights … Continue reading

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Reclaim Australia, Shermon Burgess & violence …

UPDATE (August 6, 2015) : Police have charged a 38-year-old Moe man with threats to kill, threats to inflict serious injury and stalking related matters. The threats were allegedly made to Stephen Jolly (see below). Yesterday news.com.au published a story … Continue reading

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A message from some #Sydney anarchists re #Suruc : ‘We stand with #Kobanê’

UPDATE (July 30, 2015) : See also : Jamie Williams remanded in custody after attempting to travel to Iraq to fight with Kurdish forces against Islamic State, Dan Oakes and James Oaten, ABC, July 28, 2015 | Suruç Massacre: Solidarity … Continue reading

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