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Who is Australibus Tenebris?

There is a rising worldwide clash between a renewed, internationally backed fascism and those fighting for a better future. Subcultural scenes are no exception, with many now locked in wars of ideas of varying intensity. In these cauldrons of turmoil, … Continue reading

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Soapbox Beer Presents: Australibus Tenebris

[Update (February 2, 2023) : This afternoon Brisbane venue Soapbox Beer announced that the Australibus Tenebris gig will not be going ahead. Thank you to Soapbox Beer for refusing to allow racist idiots a platform.] Three years ago I wrote … Continue reading

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Yeah Nah Pasaran! #148 w Shane Burley on No Pasarán! Antifascist Dispatches from a World in Crisis : February 2, 2023

This week on Yeah Nah Pasaran! we talk to Shane Burley [Twitter]. Shane is a writer and return guest. He is also the editor of: No Pasarán! Antifascist Dispatches from a World in Crisis ¡No Pasarán! is an anthology of … Continue reading

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Yeah Nah Pasaran! #147 w Boe Spearim on Frontier Wars, Treaties & Voices : January 26, 2023

I always thought it remarkable that Australia, without studying the Fascist political philosophy and methods, so spontaneously developed a form of Fascism peculiarly suited to the needs of the British Empire. ~ Oswald Mosley (‘New Guard Leader: Col. Campbell Welcomed … Continue reading

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Trot Guide January 2023 Update

Another year, another chance to Return to the Path of Lenin and Trotsky (and/or Mao)! I last reviewed the guide in February 2022 (FWIW, the first survey what I done was published in January 2006). To begin with, I’m encouraged … Continue reading

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Invasion Day 2023

In 1994, the Australian government declared January 26 a day of nationalist celebration: ‘Australia Day’. ‘Australia Day’ is thus either the day in 1788 ‘when Captain Cook stepped ashore’ (according to Bridget McKenzie) or — possibly — when Captain Arthur … Continue reading

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Yeah Nah Pasaran! #146 w Evan Smith on Histories of Fascism and Anti-Fascism in Australia : January 19, 2023

It’s 2023 and Yeah Nah Pasaran! is back for a fourth year of broadcasting (and maybe a li’l trouble-making). On this week’s episode we talk to Evan Smith [Twitter]. Evan is a blogger, historian and most recently the editor (with … Continue reading

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antifa notes (january 12, 2023) : old whine, new books

Übermenschen Thomas Sewell, the budding Gauleiter of Balwyn, was in the news again today. Neo-Nazi avoids jail over brutal attack, Cassandra Morgan, The Canberra Times, January 12, 2023: The 29-year-old leader of the European Australia Movement was convicted and sentenced … Continue reading

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Nazi Legacy Boxing Gym Sunshine West

Today The Age revealed that the site of the neo-Nazi gathering in Melbourne on December 3 was Legacy Boxing Gym in Sunshine West. See : Inside the Melbourne boxing gym with a neo-Nazi underbelly, David Estcourt, December 24, 2022. The … Continue reading

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antifa notes (december 16, 2022) : last drinks for 2022

It’s been a while since I published some notes: about two-and-a-half months in fact. Inter alia, I suppose I could discuss how (anti-)social (corporate) media has destroyed the blogosphere, and maybe whine about how Facebook and Twitter are shit (as … Continue reading

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