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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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ASIO and the Communist Party: New Light on an Old Tradition (Phillip Deery, 2007)

[The second episode of the documentary Persons of Interest screens tonight (January 14, 2014) on SBS at 8.30. It's prompted me to publish the following ...] Phillip Deery (2007), ‘ASIO and the Communist Party: New Light on an Old Tradition’, … Continue reading

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ASIO : Persons of Interest : Interview with director Haydn Keenan

PERSONS OF INTEREST – Trailer from Smart Street Films on Vimeo. Tonight on ‘The SUWA Show’ (5.30pm, 855AM, streaming at 3CR.org.au), Dr Cam & I have a chat with Haydn Keenan, the director of ‘Persons of Interest’, a new documentary … Continue reading

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ASIO is really interesting to this person too …

Persons of Interest is a three-part documentary on ASIO which commences screening on SBS on Tuesday, January 7 at 8.30pm. I haven’t seen it yet but Dr Cam and I interviewed filmmaker Haydn Keenan (and academic Victoria Stead about PNG … Continue reading

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Mick Armstrong on Melbourne G20 protests, November 2006 [A Blast From The Past]

Yo Gabba Gabba wrote me to say he couldn’t find Socialist Alternative leader Mick Armstrong’s statement in response to a disturbance at an anti-G20 rally in Melbourne in November 2006. Given also the recent stoopid regarding the G20 meeting in … Continue reading

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Your rights with ASIO – advice for activists (Dale Mills)

Dale Mills has some advice for activists on how to deal ASIO if it comes knocking: Personally, I think ASIO does a superb job.

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Anarchy ~versus~ State Terror

Back in May, five guys in Ohio who thought it would be a Good idea to blow up a bridge got arrested. The government said the plot “was meant to convey a message to the civilian population, the corporate world, … Continue reading

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ASIO &/Or Anarchy

Yeah so ASIO’s been poking about the place, apparently in connection to some monkey business in Mexico back in July. Well, that’s according to Philip Dorling anyways (who’s no stranger to ASIO himself): ASIO probes link to bomber The Age … Continue reading

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Nicola Roxon, ASIO, and a growing number of links across some sort of groups who are anarchist, others who meld into some religious, sometimes…

On the April 16 episode of Q&A, Australian Attorney-General Nicola Roxon, in response to a question regarding ASIO spying on coal protesters, revealed that there are “a growing number of links across some sort of groups who are anarchist, others … Continue reading

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ASIO, fascism and anti-fascism (cont.)

“I find it funny; when our grandfathers fought the Nazis, they were heroes. When we fight the Nazis, they call us hooligans and rioters.” Last week, ASIO tabled its Annual Report in Parliament. Inter alia, it included some remarks on … Continue reading

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