Tag Archives: Socialist Alliance

Coburg 1 /// Fascists 0; Or: The neo-Nazi rally that brought anti-fascists to the streets of Coburg

Huh. There’s been rather a lot of media attention paid to the events in Coburg on Saturday. Below are a few scattered thoughts and links to some reportage. I may add some more in the next few days … • … Continue reading

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Fascists Out Of Coburg!

Briefly: As previously noted, this Saturday, May 28, in the northern Melbourne suburb of Coburg, local councillor Sue Bolton (Socialist Alliance) has organised a rally: Moreland Says No to Racism. The rally is scheduled to take place outside Coburg Library … Continue reading

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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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#TrotGuide 2016

Gosh and bother and tish and fiffle: it’s been just over four years since I last formally updated Trot Guide (April 10, 2012). At that stage I counted a mere fifteen political organisations on the far left — mostly Trotskyist … 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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#ReclaimAustralia “Burn the national flag = death by gang rape” ~ Dean Luland

Above : Iconic img of confrontation between a neo-Nazi skinhead and a counter-protester at Reclaim Australia rally in Melbourne. … On Facebook, one Reclaim Australia supporter has opined that the appropriate punishment for burning the Australian flag is death by … Continue reading

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Fast Times at Trotsky High : RSP, SA & SAlt

Presumably stung into action by Socialist Alternative’s publication (September 25) of a love letter (September 15) from Socialist Alliance, the Revolutionary Socialist Party has hit back (October 2) with a tawdry letter of its own, one which suggests that things … Continue reading

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Labor Lefty Lindsay Tanner Socialist Alliance Alternative Anarchy Situations

0. A slightly random assortment of links and lamentations partly prompted by Landeryou labelling this blog as lefty inre Gerry Hand (and Lindsay Tanner). 1. “[Lindsay Tanner’s] predecessor in the federal seat of Melbourne, Gerry Hand, spent decades denouncing Indonesia … Continue reading

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NSW local council election results : far left and far right (2012)

Update (September 17) : Huzzah! The Australia First Party (Penrith) and the Communist Party of Australia (Auburn) have both had members elected to council. Results are trickling in for the 2012 NSW local council elections. Thus far, the ‘mysterious’ Australia … Continue reading

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The Parliament of Tasmania has been hung!

Great news! The Parliament of Tasmania has been hung! Oh wait… *cough* That is, “Tasmania is headed for a hung Parliament, with the latest seat predictions saying 10 Labor, 10 Liberal and five to the Greens.” Further, “The Premier, David … Continue reading

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