Daily Archives: July 18, 2015


Gulf War: Reflection on Unions, Punks, Pilgrims, Peace and Protest

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I do remember a particular day when we marched (in thousands) to Albert Park in 1991 to protest against the Gulf War after Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait. The march was led by Cheryl Kernot, later leader of the Australian Democrats, and later shadow minister in the Labor opposition in 1998. The march was not as big as in 2003 but it was sizeable considering the nature of Australian involvement and that there was a Labor government at both state and federal levels. Continue reading


Young Labour History Symposium

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