Wed 5th of March Meeting of 17 Group

The next meeting of the 17 Group will take place on Wednesday the 5th of March at 7 pm in unit 6 at 20 Drury St, West End. It will be about the inauguration of a new progressive Queensland-based thinktank, the T J Ryan Foundation. The speakers will be Professors Roger and Ann Scott, who … Continue reading Wed 5th of March Meeting of 17 Group

Interesting forum on working lives for May 3rd

The May Day Group has organised a "workers inquiry" in association with the May Day celebrations. It is to be held on Saturday May 3rd, and should be a new direction for those of us interested in developing the working class movement and struggles during the coming few years - which look like being some … Continue reading Interesting forum on working lives for May 3rd

the black diggers and anzac history

last friday, anzac day, i again made the decision to forgo the main anzac march in the city as i have done for many years. i have found i could honour my australian father who was killed on the kokoda track during ww2 in other more private ways. i have, however, been attending the black … Continue reading the black diggers and anzac history

Anzac – the hiss of a spent lie

[Anzac - the hiss of a spent lie was broadcast on PShift (4zzz fm 102.1 fridays at noon) on 25 april 2014] Tunnelling through the night, the trains pass in a splendour of power, with a sound like thunder shaking the orchards, waking the young from a dream, scattering like glass the old men's sleep; … Continue reading Anzac – the hiss of a spent lie