The Organiser

The Australian voice of revolutionary feminism

Issue 33 – April 2020

FSP members at BLM protest

Rallies to stop deaths in custody assert the right to protest and build momentum for a solution

Saturday, 6 June 2020 was historic. Across the continent, hundreds of thousands of people participated in huge First Nations-led Stop Deaths in Custody/Black Lives Matter protests.
Chemist Warehouse strikers beat the pharmaceutical distribution company in 2019. Photo: abc.net.au

We refuse to disarm: Reject Morrison’s call to put down our weapons

The Morrison government is determined to bring militant unions to heel — carrot or stick, either weapon will do.
Time for a fightback: Victoria’s bail regime creates a sexist and racist catastrophe

Time for a fightback: Victoria’s bail regime creates a sexist and racist catastrophe

The human and economic costs of imprisonment are both spiralling out of control.
Sovereignty on trial — The tale of two court cases

Sovereignty on trial — The tale of two court cases

Two important and precedent-setting but partial wins in the courts for Indigenous people — one in Australia and one in Sweden.
Deportations prevented, but dispossession sidestepped by High Court of Australia

Deportations prevented, but dispossession sidestepped by High Court of Australia

The February ruling by the High Court is another partial victory handed out by the State. A red-faced, embarrassed recognition of the racist undergarments of the colony, exposed once again.
Arctic Sami people assert territorial control

Arctic Sami people assert territorial control

After more than a decade slugging it out through the legal system, the Sami people have secured exclusive rights to determine who could hunt and fish in part of their ancestral territory.
We must stop private profiteers fleecing taxpayers

We must stop private profiteers fleecing taxpayers

Massive transfers of public wealth always go one way — into the hands of the rich.
From horror to hope – Together we can beat COVID-19 and the climate crisis!

From horror to hope – Together we can beat COVID-19 and the climate crisis!

It’s crucial to understand why catastrophes are causing such devastation — and to focus on solutions.
Modi government’s assault on India’s Muslims and workers ignites massive women-led resistance

Modi government’s assault on India’s Muslims and workers ignites massive women-led resistance

The recent mobilisation of workers and communities gets its dynamism from the grassroots.
Family Court of Western Australia

Right-wing attacks on Australian Family Court are part of a broader agenda

The newly-constituted Andrews-Hanson enquiry is a massive step backwards and will undoubtedly entrench existing problems.