Category Archives: Poetry

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and i can’t do it

Better Read Than Dead ~versus~ Retail & Fast Food Workers Union

TLDR : heaps progressive bookshop ‘Better Read Than Dead’ in Newtown, Sydney is currently trying to stop workers from joining a union and obtaining minimal wages and conditions, viz: … their first ever enterprise agreement to secure the most basic … Continue reading

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RAFFWU Goes To Readings

aw yiss Today the Retail And Fast Food Workers Union announced: Readings staff are excited to announce that they are inviting management to negotiate an Enterprise Bargaining Agreement with them to secure wages, penalty rates and great working conditions long … Continue reading

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Where have all the second-hand bookshops in regional Victoria gone?

A few years ago I asked What happened to Melbourne’s second-hand bookshops?. I gotta update that list, but in the meantime here’s another (I presume incomplete) list of second-hand bookshops in ‘regional’ Victoria. Albury* Books on Dean ‘Our bookshop is … Continue reading

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Yeah Nah Pasaran! #035 w Tom Tanuki on QAnon Down Under : September 10, 2020

[NB. The blog is a bit buggy at the moment, so apologies for lack of much in the way of supplementary infos.] On this week’s episode of Yeah Nah, we talk to Tom Tanuki [Twitter] agen. See also : AUSSIE … Continue reading

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Hi Dr Nick!

[Update (August 19, 2020) : ‘But perhaps the most disquieting effect of the prevailing attitude that racism always can, and should, be debated, is the way in which it has allowed the far-right to claim that they are being ‘cancelled’ … Continue reading

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Tucker Carlson is Antifa

From The Department of Too-Good-Not-To-Share (via JustinTBrown) …

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Yeah Nah Pasaran! #021 w Louie Dean Valencia-García on history & memory, yoof & resistance: June 4, 2020

On this week’s episode of Yeah Nah, we talk to Louie Dean Valencia-García. Louie [Twitter] is: an Assistant Professor of Digital History at Texas State University. He is a Senior Fellow for the Centre for the Analysis of the Radical … Continue reading

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Yeah Nah Pasaran! #020 w Tom Tanuki on conspiracies, lockdowns, protests & Coronavirus : May 28, 2020

On this week’s episode of Yeah Nah, we talk to Tom Tanuki. You may remember Tom from such comedic moments as the Million Flag Patriots (still the most prestigious, unbashable & patrioty neo-patriot group in Australia) or when he was … 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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