Posts in: anti-fascism

Patriot Prayer rally cancelled

Joey Gibson, like other bullies, functions best unopposed. The Spokesman-Review quotes Steve Hoffman on a Gibson no-show.

Declaración del Comité por el Reagrupamiento Internacional Revolucionario (CRIR): ¿Quién mató a Marielle y Anderson?

20 de marzo, 2018

Brasil y el mundo se han conmovido por el asesinato de Marielle Franco, mujer del consejo de la ciudad de Río de Janeiro, del PSOL (Partido del Socialismo y la Libertad) y quien conducía su automóvil Anderson Gomes el 15 de marzo de 2018. Millones han salido a las calles en Río y en otras ciudades… Read more »

BDS Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

February 7, 2018

With the support of his Rødt (Red) Party, Norwegian parliamentarian Bjørnar Moxnes nominated the Boycott/Divestment/Sanctions movement for Palestinian rights for the Nobel Prize.

New Age Fascists: The dangerous politics of the Citizens Electoral Councils

Summer/Autumn 2000

Rural Queensland is fertile ground for reactionary populist groups. Isolation, withdrawal of services and sharp practices by the banks have given farming communities a lot to be angry about. In the late ’80s, the Citizens Electoral Councils (CEC) took root in these communities, set up by Eric Butler’s League of Rights. It campaigned around issues… Read more »

Racist Immigration Laws Resurrect White Australia Policy

Summer/Autumn 2000

Chasing votes. Enraging the remnants of One Nation, the Howard Government has pinched its immigration policy by enacting the Border Protection Act. This cruel law permits officials to board refugee boats and threaten the occupants. Refugees who are in danger of death will be limited to three-year temporary residency visas, if they’ve “arrived illegally.” The… Read more »

Standing in solidarity with Muslim women

Summer/Autumn 2003

Bush’s “War on Terrorism” has the sickening stench of racism — as wars for profit always do. In the previous world war, Uncle Sam saved “Western Civilisation” from “Asian hordes.” Today, he’s going after “Islamic terrorists” from the Middle East and Asia. According to Fred Nile, Christian fundamentalist Member of Parliament in New South Wales,… Read more »

High Court legitimises dispossession: Racist judgement denies existence of Yorta Yorta Nation

Summer/Autumn 2003

In 1992, Indigenous Nations celebrated the Mabo Judgement, which finally recognised, partially, their traditional ownership of their country. Since then, both major parties have stacked the High Court with judges hostile to civil rights in general and Indigenous rights in particular. On December 12, a five-to-two majority effectively annulled Mabo — part of a ruling… Read more »