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Neo-Nazi group ‘The Lads Society’ @ 34 Thomas Street, Ashfield, Sydney : Help shut it down!

Neo-Nazi grouplet ‘The Lads Society’ — which arose from the ashes of the ‘United Patriots Front’ (UPF) and its stillborn political party ‘Fortitude’ (2015–2017) — currently operate two social centres, one in the south-east suburb of Cheltenham in Melbourne and … Continue reading

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Tom Sewell & The Lads Society ~versus~ Nathan Sykes & The Australia First Party

Tom Sewell & The Lads Society For those of you coming in late, Tom Sewell is a 20-something, New Zealand-born, Melbourne-based neo-Nazi activist. With a background in right-wing nationalist politics, Sewell emerged onto the political landscape in April 2015, alongside … Continue reading

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antifa notes (november 2, 2018) : milo & mcinnes; lads, proud boys & natzis

Update (November 3, 2018) : Nationals ban 22 members for life after investigation into neo-Nazi links, Michael Koziol, The Sydney Morning Herald, November 3, 2018. Above : On L, alleged killer Robert Bowers announcing his intention to GTKRWN; on R, … Continue reading

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October 6, 2018 : “International Freedom of Speech Day” : LOLWUT

Blink and you might have missed it, but Saturday, October 6 was ‘International Freedom of Speech Day’, with ‘International’ having the operative meaning of ‘Wiley Park in Sydney and Docklands in Melbourne’ and ‘Freedom of Speech’ ‘whining about Facebook and … Continue reading

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¡ALERTA! Stop fascists rallying @ LGBT Holocaust Memorial, Sydney : Saturday, September 23, 2017

Update (September 23, 2017) : Somewhere between 15 and 30 people bothered to rock up to Nick Folkes’ stoopid. It was shit, really. See : Straight Lives Matter rally in Sydney outnumbered by police, same sex marriage advocates as leader … Continue reading

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antifa notes (july 4, 2017) : international solidarity, anti-antifa +++

3rd Annual International Day of Solidarity with Antifascist Prisoners on July 25, 2017 July 25, 2017 is the third ‘International Day of Solidarity with Antifascist Prisoners’. NYC Antifa: As the third annual July 25th International Day of Solidarity with Antifascist … Continue reading

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Depends What You Mean By Extremist : A Review (of sorts)

I’ve just finished reading John Safran‘s new book Depends What You Mean By Extremist: Going Rogue with Australian Deplorables (Penguin, 2017). Having been a resident in these parts for some time, I enjoyed tagging along with John as he romped … Continue reading

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A (very) brief guide to the Australian far right (December 2016 Edition)

In June 2015 I wrote A (very) brief guide to the Australian far right, a summary of most (but not all) of those groups and projects which I think could reasonably be placed in this category. Eighteen months later and … Continue reading

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antifa notes (nov 10, 2015) : #UnitedPatriotsFront and moar …

G’day patriots, Here’s a few notes about recent developments on the far right. 1) Chris Shortis : “It’s in Revelations, people!” United Patriots Front (UPF) leader Chris Shortis appears in an article in The Age, which details his rather bizarre … 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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