Category Archives: State / Politics

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Australia First Party Goes To The Polls (November 2014)

Pauline Hanson has announced her return to the political hustings, again. How excitement. One Nation WA is not. happy. with Hanson, labelling her ‘psychotic’. In fact, over the past few years ON in WA has drawn much closer to the … Continue reading

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Bernards Magic Shop ~versus~ Creeping Sharia (aka halal certification)

Hey presto! For reasons best known to itself, Bernards Magic Shop in the City is circulating a Q Society petition: To the Honourable Speaker and Members of the House of Representatives This petition draws the attention of the House to … Continue reading

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On Scott Harrison’s transformation from neo-Nazi to Young Liberal

Update : According to fellow Creatard Colin Campbell, Scott did not leave the Creativity religion until 2013, ie, the same year he joined the Young Liberals. In a story reminiscent of the hullabaloo that followed the exposure of Labor candidate … Continue reading

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#Antifa in Russia

Two things: First, this article at Global Voices Online is problematic but worth reading. I’m yet to encounter a serious account in English of antifascist politics in Russia. Russia’s Punk Underground on Trial Lewis May November 7, 2014 See also … Continue reading

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The SUWA Show, Friday, October 24, 2014 : Australian Unemployment Union + #Kobanê

On this month’s edition of Floating Anarchy (The SUWA Show), Dr Cam and I talk to Owen Bennett about the recently-established Australian Unemployment Union and to Rafael Taylor about the situation in Kobanê and the Rojava revolution. Tune in this … Continue reading

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#HeyASIO dox on protest and/or terrorism : July 1969 — July 1972

#HeyASIO, below is a transcription of ASIO dox from the National Library. It provides an account of a number of actions classified by the agency as ‘terrorist’. This one’s for disaccords — eat yr heart out. See also : How … Continue reading

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The SUWA Show, Friday, September 26, 2014 + Strategies of Resistance: Beyond the Border

On Friday’s SUWA Show Dr Cam & I have a chat with Liz Thompson about borders and things. On Monday, Liz is part of a panel at The Wheeler Centre to discuss: Strategies of Resistance: Beyond the Border The Wheeler … Continue reading

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“Anti-Terror Raids Embolden Australian Defence League And Far Right Groups”

I wrote an article for New Matilda on the Australian Defence League et al. You can read it here. I’ll probably add a few more thoughts here laters probably …

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Socialist Alternative 0 Christopher Pyne 1

On August 29, my favourite Tory politician (and federal education minister) Christopher Pyne wrote an article for Uncle Rupert’s The Australian decrying anti-Semitism on Australian university campuses and identifying the neo-Cliffite political organisation Socialist Alternative as a major culprit. Subsequently, … Continue reading

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Australian government supporting terrorists (PKK)?

Update (September 16) : Is Australia arming ‘terrorist’ PKK fighters?, The Age, September 15, 2014. Huh. The Australian government has announced it will be transporting arms to Kurdish groups fighting IS/IS in Iraq: Australian troops to deliver arms in person … Continue reading

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