Posts in: anti-fascism

A call to unionists: Stand together against far-right attacks on workers

January 2017

Across the world, the far right and neo-Nazis are not only active in the streets. They are entering parliamentary politics. In Australia, Pauline Hanson’s extreme-right One Nation Party (ONP) made a comeback after 20 years, winning four Senate seats in the 2016 federal election. ONP is now seriously preparing for state elections in Queensland, Western… Read more »

We need to act as ONE to stop the fascist threat

January 2017

For nearly two years, consistent anti-fascist organising has thwarted neo-Nazis’ efforts to build a movement. In Australia, they remain isolated, splintered and weak. Two recent events show the impact of tenacious, well-organised resistance. In late November, at short notice, Campaign Against Racism and Fascism and No Room for Racism mobilised Melburnians against a rally planned… Read more »

Build the movement to stop the far right: Phillip Galea and the fascist danger

October 2016

When Victorian and federal police raided the home of Phillip Galea in August and charged him with planning a terrorist act, Campaign Against Racism and Fascism (CARF) issued the following statement. Freedom Socialist Party and Radical Women helped form CARF, which quickly evolved into an important united front of organisations and individuals fighting an emerging… Read more »

One Nation legitimises fascist ideas! The time to stop Hansonism is now!

October 2016

“I’m back — but not alone.” Pauline Hanson, leader of the extreme-right One Nation party, made a parliamentary comeback in Australia’s federal election this past July. These taunting words are from her “maiden” speech to Parliament on September 15. In 1996 Hanson was elected to the House of Representatives, but lost her seat two years… Read more »