Covid confusion – view from a wooden chair

Announcer: This is Ian from 4 PR – voice of the people and we’re presenting a speech given by a registered nurse over the weekend during the anti-vaccination demonstrations in Australia. It is interesting to listen to this speech, whilst it makes a number of very good points about the importance of a community response to the pandemic.… Go to Article

Wandering beneath the grace of clouds

An interview with Janie Conway-Herron published in Text Journal

I am a collector. I collect lost stories; the ones that people forget or the ones that people know but don’t tell. You can find them if you look hard enough in the right places. I look for different stories and hold them up to myself like a mirror, searching for the elusive threads that might slip away before I have time to catch them.Go to Article

Sovereignty goes to Court

Give me an SMedia release: Sovereign Embassy supporters to rally outside court
by Brisbane Aboriginal-Sovereign Embassy on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 5:02pm ·

Supporters of the Brisbane Aboriginal Sovereign Embassy will gather outside the Brisbane Magistrates Court this Friday as three Embassy members again face court for defending the Sacred Fire.

Wayne Wharton, Boe Spearim and Hamish Chitts were arrested on December 12 when the Brisbane City Council and over 80 police forcibly evicted the Embassy and desecrated the Sacred Fire.… Go to Article

Trifecta at 608 Brunswick Street

‘608 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley’

— a story about a share house in Brisbane
in the late 1970s and early 1980s

by Ian Curr

"No reason to get excited," the thief, he kindly spoke,
"There are many here among us who feel that life is but 
a joke. But you and I, we've been through that,
and this is not our fate, 
So let us not talk falsely now, 
the hour is getting late."
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Attempts to stop ‘BDS’ campaign

The Australian newspaper has published an article (8 Aug 2011) ‘Israeli boycotts: ACCC called in about the 19 people arrested in Melbourne protesting against the Max Brenner store’s support of the Israeli Defence Force.

The article claims that ”protesters allegedly blocked potential customers from entering the store as part of an “orchestrated campaign” to impose what the government believes is a secondary boycott on the chocolate and coffee store.”

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