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2022 Victorian state election : Left and Right

I asked a mexican who ran a bar for americans “who won” I said “the election?” he laughed and I felt like a gringo It’s that time again! Leaving aside The Usual Suspects (Labor, Liberal/Nationals and Greens), you can find … Continue reading

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Far left candidates at the 2022 Australian federal election

Racing! Nominations for the 2022 Australian federal election have now been officially confirmed and — despite rumours that communists, socialists and other ‘far’ leftists lurk within the bosom of the Australian Labor Party and the Australian Greens — there’s only … Continue reading

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Trot Guide February 2022 Update

According to the recently launched website Internationalist Standpoint: The main problem faced by the working masses internationally, today, is the lack of organization and leadership – the crisis of the system is reflected into a crisis of the working-class organizations, … Continue reading

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Trot Guide May 2020 Update

… and they’re off! For those of you coming in late, ‘Trot Guide’ is an overview of the current state-of-play on the Australian far-left. Thus it includes groupuscules that consider themselves Trotskyist (‘Trots’) as well as those who do not. … Continue reading

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The Far Left ~versus~ 2019 Australian federal election (April 2019 Trot Guide Update)

With the 2019 Australian federal election less than two weeks away, now seems like a good time to update Trot Guide (which I last updated seven months ago, in September 2018). The most exciting news is the emergence of a … Continue reading

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2018 Victorian state election : Left / Right : Results!

See : 2018 Victorian state election : far right (and left) candidates (November 10, 2018). As the results have now been finalised (see : ABC | VEC), I thought I’d take a look and see how the (far) left and … Continue reading

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2018 Victorian state election : far right (and left) candidates

Below : Serial pest Neil Erikson interrupts a Channel 7 broadcast from Bourke Street yesterday. ALA candidate Avi Yemini also sought to capitalise upon the tragedy, today holding a smol rally at the site. This political opportunism is explored by … Continue reading

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Trot Guide September 2018 Update

It’s been a while eh — over two years, in fact (see : #TrotGuide 2016, April 21, 2016). That said, while there’s been some interesting developments on The Far Left : Down Under Edition, for the most part things are … Continue reading

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