Daily Archives: October 30, 2015

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Foco Nuevo in November

Foco Nuevo in November Friday, 6th November, 2015 8.00 pm Kurilpa Hall 174 Boundary Street, West End (map)Come along to another night of great music! Our guests this month are Ella Fence and Caroline Hammond. Hope to see you on … Continue reading

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Shine a light on work

The book will be launched at the West End Library on Saturday morning, 31st October 2015

Time: 10:30 am for 11 am start

Place: Upstairs at West End Library 178-180 Boundary St West End

Price: The book will be sold at the launch for $20 (RRP $25).

The book will be introduced by Julie Cork and Abraham and Dan O’Neill.

Music by Jumping Fences

Refreshments are available.

[Please note that the rooms where the launch is being held is up a flight of stairs and affords a panoramic view of West End. Unfortunately there is no wheelchair access.] Continue reading

If I throw a stick, will you leave?

Paradigm Shift

[Paradigm Shift 4zzz fm 102.1 fridays at noon 30 Oct 2015]

Ian and Carl play speeches from the death-in-custody rally last Saturday.

Speeches by Sam Watson, Fred Coolwell & Lionel Fogarty about black deaths in custody/police murder. Lionel Fogarty talks about terrorism against his people.

In the last 15 minutes of the show Carl talks about the Marxism 2016 Conference in Melbourne on the Easter Weeken 24 – 27 March. Guest speakers include Farah Kobaissy (Lebanon), Panos Petrou (Greece), Mandla Nkos (South Africa), & Ali Abunimah (Palestine).

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Black RageLauryn Hill

Sukamani – Aewon Wolf and Mashayabhuqe KaMamba

Fists like this – MC Tricks and Black Shield

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Aboriginal protesters and their supporters marched on Queensland Police headquarters calling for justice for Shaun Coolwell, on Saturday 24 October. He is the latest fatality in an ongoing epidemic of Aboriginal deaths in custody.

On 2 October, Shaun was at…

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BDS Action at Toyworld, Brisbane

News and information Dear supporters of the Palestinian People The Boycott National Committee in Palestine has called on people around the world to stand in Solidarity with the Palestinian popular resistance and to Boycott Israel now! Don’t forget tomorrows action. … Continue reading

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Driftwood

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Driftwood
You entrust yourself to a wide green pool, on loan from the latest tide.
You float on your back, ears stopped, cool water tickling the exposed skin a busy
breeze has just dried.
You open your eyes to find above, artfully displayed in a blue bowl of sky:
half a pale and marbled moon;
one small white cloud, soft cotton-wool;
a shimmery disc of gold, the afternoon sun
slowly
sinking.
(Straddie, October 2015)
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Strong message for Minister: ‘Mandatory detention kills’

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​ BRISBANE, 30 OCTOBER 2015. Brisbane residents have staged a protest at Immigration Minister Peter Dutton’s office to condemn the assault of women in offshore detention and demand an end to the government’s violent policy of deterrence. Residents are calling … Continue reading