Category Archives: State / Politics

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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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Combat 18 : Stickers for the Führer

The Age reports that some Combat 18 (18 = AH = Adolf Hitler) stickers have been spotted in West Heidelberg: Neo-Nazi group Combat 18 plasters anti-Islam stickers over children’s playground in Heidelberg West, Bianca Hall, August 26, 2015. A few … 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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#UnitedPatriotsFront ~versus~ Bendigo Mosque (cont.)

Anti-Muslim group ‘Rights For Bendigo Residents’ has welcomed the organisation of an anti-Muslim rally by fascist grouplet the ‘United Patriots Front’, scheduled to take place at Bendigo Town Hall on Saturday, August 29. While Julie Hoskin & Co look forward … Continue reading

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#UnitedPatriotsFront ~versus~ Bendigo Mosque

Fascist groupuscule the ‘United Patriots Front’ (UPF) has declared that they’ll be rallying in Bendigo on Saturday, August 29 in order to protest the construction of a mosque. The mosque was the subject of an unsuccessful legal challenge a few … 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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