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 in London: Australia and Fascism’, Sunday Times (Perth), March 16, 1933)

On Invasion Day this year on Yeah Nah Pasaran! we talk to Boe Spearim [Twitter]. Boe is a Gamilaraay, Kooma and Murrawarri man, radio host and podcaster who lives in Brisbane. Beginning in May 2020, Boe has been producing the Frontier War Stories podcast, which is ‘dedicated to truth-telling about a side of Australia that has been left out of the history books’. With the Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance and others, Boe is helping to organise Invasion Day rallies this year under the banner of ‘Treaty Before Voice’.

See/hear also : This Invasion Day, I have your playlist sorted, Boe Spearim for IndigenousX, The Guardian, January 23, 2020 | Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance – WAR [Facebook] | Awesome Black | What you need to know about the Frontier Wars, Alexis Moran, NITV, September 19, 2022 | The 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance Comic Book: Revised and Expanded, Gord Hill, Arsenal Pulp Press, 2021 | ‘Black Power in rural NSW: the 1973 Aboriginal cotton chippers’ strike’, People’s History of Australia, November 22, 2022.

4.30pm, Thursday, January 26, 2023 /// 3CR /// 855AM / streaming live on the 3CR website

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About @ndy

I live in Melbourne, Australia. I like anarchy. I don't like nazis. I enjoy eating pizza and drinking beer. I barrack for the greatest football team on Earth: Collingwood Magpies. The 2024 premiership's a cakewalk for the good old Collingwood.
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