Category Archives: Poetry

is a dirty job
and i can’t do it

Catalyst Social Centre Weekend of Connection & Resistance (NOV 11–13, 2022)

The recently-opened Catalyst Social Centre (144–146 Sydney Road, Coburg) is hosting a festival this weekend. Organised by the The Cafe Collective it’s a free 3 day festival of connection and resistance over the weekend of 11-13 of November. The program … Continue reading

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Don’t Go To Sydney (Festival)

[Update (January 16, 2022) : A Jewish Response To The Sydney Festival Boycott, Do Better On Palestine, January 16, 2022 /// (January 14, 2022) : Benjamin Law quits Sydney Festival board following Israeli funding controversy, Robert Moran and Linda Morris, … Continue reading

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Blogging 2021 : A Summary

See also : Blogging 2020 : A Summary. January (5) A flying start: three posts dedicated to Yeah Nah Pasaran! (interviews with Becca Lewis, Marc-André Argentino and Megan Kelly) plus one taking note of a failed coup and another about … Continue reading

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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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