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Yeah Nah Pasaran! #014 w Anastasia Kanjere on Fascists in & out of uniform : April 16, 2020

On this week’s episode of Yeah Nah, we speak to academic and writer Anastasia Kanjere about critical race theory (CRT), whiteness studies, and the contemporary Australian far right. Anastasia presented a paper titled ‘Fascists in and out of uniform: making … Continue reading

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A Tribute To Black Star (1996 — 2020)

Sad but true. After almost 25 years of service, the Black Star PA Collective has dissolved. The Black Star PA Collective (BSC) has recently announced that they’re winding-up as a collective. For 24 years, BSC provided audio for the activist … Continue reading

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Reclaim Australia, Five Years Later : Where Are They Now?

Remember ‘Reclaim Australia’? April 4, 2015, was the first in a series of rallies held in towns and cities across Australia in 2015 in order to voice opposition to Islam (alternatively: to engage in xenophobic protest to demand the criminalisation … Continue reading

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Yeah Nah Pasaran! #012 w Antti Rautiainen on ‘The Network’, Russia & anti-fascism : April 2, 2020

On this week’s episode of Yeah Nah, we speak to Antti Rautiainen, an anarchist living in Finland, about the recent trials and tribulations of anarchists and anti-fascists belonging to a group Russian authorities have dubbed ‘The Network’. (I made reference … Continue reading

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Yeah Nah Pasaran! #011 w Steph Reist on Bolsonaro’s Brazil : March 26, 2020

On this week’s episode of Yeah Nah, we speak to Dr Steph Reist, an aspiring freelance writer on the Black diaspora in Latin America, one armed with a PhD in Latin American Studies from Duke and an interest in black … Continue reading

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Yeah Nah Pasaran! #010 w Paparoa on Fighting Fascism in Aotearoa/NZ : March 19, 2020

On this week’s episode of Yeah Nah, we adopt a slightly different approach when talking to ‘Roy’ of Paparoa in Aotearoa/New Zealand: PAPAROA refers to an area spread with cloaks to mark a special place of honour. This website was … Continue reading

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Yeah Nah Pasaran! #008 w Evan Smith on No Platform : March 5, 2020

On this week’s episode of Yeah Nah, we talk to Evan Smith about his upcoming book No Platform: A History of Anti-Fascism, Universities and the Limits of Free Speech (Routledge, 2020): This book is the first to outline the history … Continue reading

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Iron March Leaks : Aussie Pride Edition (2)

See : Iron March Leaks : Aussie Pride Edition (1) (November 10, 2019) | The Iron March Data Dump Provides a Window Into How White Supremacists Communicate and Recruit, Jacques Singer-Emery, Rex Bray, III, Lawfare, February 27, 2020 | Transnational … Continue reading

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Yeah Nah Pasaran! #007 w Shane Burley on Richard Spencer & the #AltRight : February 27, 2020

On this week’s episode of Yeah Nah, we talk to Shane Burley [Twitter], an author from Portland, Oregon, about Richard Spencer and the AltRight. Burley wrote Fascism Today: What It Is & How To End It (AK Press, 2017), and … Continue reading

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Yeah Nah Pasaran! #006 w Emily Gorcenski on Charlottesville, Crying Nazis, data science & d0xxing : February 20, 2020

On this week’s episode of Yeah Nah, we talk to Emily Gorcenski [Twitter], a data scientist from Charlottesville (now based in Berlin) who has a habit of making nazis cry. Emily is responsible for two sites of interest: First Vigil, … Continue reading

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