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Reclaim Australia AKA “Muslims Out!”

The ‘Reclaim Australia’ rallies organised for April 4 will bring together a wide range of Islamophobic individuals and organisations. Below is a brief account of some of these. The ‘Patriots Defence League’ (PDL) is an incorporated association registered in Queensland, … Continue reading

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#HESTAdivest campaign : HESTA divest from #Transfield + #ManusIsland concentration camp

HESTA — the industry super fund for health and community service workers — is a major shareholder in Transfield. You may remember Transfield from such campaigns as Boycott the Biennale of Sydney. Then and now, Transfield makes money from running … Continue reading

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After the Paris killings (Le Monde Diplomatique) #CharlieHebdo

After the Paris killings Le Monde Diplomatique February 2015 1) The guys from the ghetto Laurent Bonelli Once people are over the shock of the killings, once the feelings of indignation and powerlessness have dissipated and the only people still … Continue reading

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Reclaim Australia & The Great Aussie Patriot : Shermon Burgess

‘Reclaim Australia’ is the name given to a series of public rallies planned for Saturday, April 4 — three weeks before the multi-million dollar ANZAC Day celebrations. Untangling the threads of the big ball of resentment that is Reclaim Australia … Continue reading

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Solidarity with #OccupyDandenong : Family & Community BBQ : Saturday, January 31

UPDATE (February 3) : Dandenong factory workers claim ‘significant win’ after four-day lunchroom protest, Nick Toscano, The Age, January 30, 2015 | In the factory and in the street, Labor [/labour] is learning again that there is power in a … Continue reading

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#OccupyDandenong: Support occupying workers at International Flavours & Fragrances!

UPDATE (February 3) : Dandenong factory workers claim ‘significant win’ after four-day lunchroom protest, Nick Toscano, The Age, January 30, 2015 | In the factory and in the street, Labor [/labour] is learning again that there is power in a … Continue reading

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Citizen slackbastard is a detective (The 7.30 Report)

FTR, I make a brief appearance in this item from The 7.30 Report (January 23, 2014): ALISON CALDWELL, REPORTER: In May last year, a neo-Nazi rally in Brisbane was interrupted. A group of construction workers from a building site nearby … Continue reading

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Letter from asylum seekers in “Foxtrot” compound at #ManusIsland internment camp

[via RISE] 18th January 2015 From: Foxtrot Compound To: Mr. Peter Sutton We would like to say today about your policy that if you do not wish us to come to Australia, then that’s okay. It’s your country. But it … Continue reading

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A note on Facebook (esp for Strayan #antifa) …

Note : The Facebook profile ‘Astrid Ezard’ is a fake nazi account. Treat accordingly. === If you use Facebook and are in any way involved in expressing opposition to racism and fascism then there’s some possibility you will be targeted … Continue reading

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Graeber et al on the ‘Rojava Revolution’

Below I’ve republished David Graeber’s recent interview with Pinar Öğünç about his recent (December) trip to Rojava as part of a small international delegation to the area. I’ve also included links to several articles of relevance. A good collection of … Continue reading

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