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G20 : Sunil & Tim (& Co.)

The anarchist crazies involved in the ultra-violence were in no serious sense part of the demo. Just like their black bloc mates in Europe they simply exploited the demo for their own purposes… The left should offer no comfort to … Continue reading

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G20 (Melbourne) Update

“Australia and NZ remained unrepentant for their brutal suppression of indigenous independence movements in the Pacific. They rationalized such behavior as enhancing the welfare of the Islands and the human development of their people – just as they justified similar … Continue reading

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Crazy G20 Solidarity Speech

“The left should offer no comfort to these crazies. We should do whatever we can to isolate them. They are wreckers. If they grow in Australia it will simply make it harder to build future protests and movements.” ~ Mick … Continue reading

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Folk the Po-lice : G20 benefit gig, June 14, 2009

Over June and July, 2009, three people will finally go to trial for their role in the G20 protests in Melbourne in November, 2006. These people — Sina Brown-Davis, Tim Davis Frank, and Sunil Menon — are facing charges ranging … Continue reading

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Ian Tomlinson & G20 @ The Age

A brief survey of the response of a ‘liberal’ Melbourne institution to the public protests in London which accompanied the April G20 Summit. To begin with, ‘Man died of heart attack in G20 protest’ reads the article of April 4 … Continue reading

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The World (of G20) According To Paola Totaro

The great majority of the police, seemingly ever-patient and self-controlled, stood for hours as kids baited and yelled, shoved and provoked. A handful of officers used well-placed elbows while batons were raised only in response to the vandalism. ~ G20 … Continue reading

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G20 : Idiotorial

IN the immediate aftermath of the G20 demonstrations — as well as for several months prior to the summit, and in relation to this and every other major summit and non-summit protest — the general consensus shared by this blog … Continue reading

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Police ‘assaulted’ bystander who died during G20 protests

Ian Tomlinson, 47, died during last week’s G20 protests. The immediate response by corporate/state media was to (wrongly) claim that police and others who came to his aid (following his collapse) were subjected to assault by protesters. Witnesses claim this … Continue reading

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G20 : Lies & evictions (&/or resistance)

G20 Summit and Countersummit Broadcast on KPFA – April 2nd KPFA Radio KPFA’s April 2nd coverage features activist Tadzio Mueller on the vigil today at the Bank of England for the man who died during yeterday’s demonstrations there, anarchist scholar … Continue reading

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G20 : Inner City Pressure + Global Economic Crisis = Anarchy in London

The G20 Summit in London in 2009 naturally brings to mind the G20 Summit in Melbourne in 2006. As is well known by now, in Melbourne in November 2006 a group of masked New Zealanders — most of whom remain … Continue reading

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