Category Archives: That’s Capitalism!

Coburg ~versus~ The True Blue Crew & United Patriots Front & Co

On Saturday, May 28, racist boofheads from a nü patriotik grouplet called the ‘True Blue Crew’ (TBC) have organised a counter-rally in the suburb of Coburg in Melbourne. On that date, Sue Bolton of the Socialist Alliance has organised a … Continue reading

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#EWLinkHouses : End The Rot /// Squat The Lot

Hey0, For the last few weeks, good folk have been occupying empty housing in Bendigo Street, Collingwood. The houses — previously scheduled to be demolished in order to make way for another fucking highway — have been left standing empty … Continue reading

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“What is anarcho-syndicalism?” : ASF-IWA Australian speaking tour : February 2016

Laure Akai, secretary of the International Workers Association (IWA), will be giving a presentation on the practice of anarcho-syndicalism this month. The IWA was founded in 1922 in Berlin and has sections around the world. The series of events around … Continue reading

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The SUWA Show /// Invasion Day

On this month’s episode of the ‘Floating Anarchy’ edition of The SUWA Show (3CR /// 855AM /// Friday, January 22, 2016: 5.30-6.30pm), my co-host Dr Cam Smith and I talk to Professor Rob Sparrow of Monash University — recently declared … Continue reading

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Blogging 2015 …

A review of my blogging efforts in 2015. January (8 posts) In addition to several notes on anti-fascism (which included some advice on Facebook use), I wrote about the ‘Rojava Revolution’ in northern Syria and a strike and occupation at … Continue reading

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masking up on overland

I wrote something for overland on the political utility and meaning of masking up and/or counter-protesting fascism. You can read it here. See also : #CronullaRiots 2.0 : A Damp Squib (December 12, 2015).

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#Reclaim Australia : November 22, 2015 : Post-match

Above : A protest sign in Melton featuring the neo-Nazi leader of the UPF, Blair Cotrell, and one of his quotes on skool curricula. For more see : Quotations From Chairman Blair Cottrell (July 27, 2015). ‘Reclaim Australia’ (RA) held … Continue reading

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#ReclaimAustralia Goes To #Melton

Update (November 20, 2015) : Reclaim Australia member Phillip Galea jailed for possessing tasers and mercury, Adam Cooper, The Age, November 20, 2015. Gallea attended the tiny April 9, 2010 MASS RALLY AGAINST IMMIGRANTS AND ISLAM in the company of … Continue reading

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#ParisAttacks

A few things. 1) This fella’s analysis seems especially apt: See also : New Islamic State Publication Touts Progress in Clash of Civilizations, Murtaza Hussain, The Intercept, February 13, 2015 | Muslims Around the World Condemn Paris Attacks, Adam Johnson, … Continue reading

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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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