“We are going back to Palestine” – marchers cross into Palestine from the Golan Heights

Editor’s Note: Over night (15 May 2011) there have been dramatic reports of an uprising by Palestinians from within and from the borders of Palestine.

One of the most dramatic was the Palestinian march from Syria breaking through the Golan Heights fence into Palestine (shown below). Equally dramatic were marches from Lebanon, Egypt, and Jordan.Go to Article

A Report from the streets of Dublin Pre- QE2/U.S. Prez B.O Visits

*** by Ciaron O’Reilly

As the U.S. Grand Jury on WikiLeaks/ Julian Assange breaks cover and the Guardian newspaper settles into its dual role of the “Pravda of the Brit liberal left” and attack dog of the U.S. Feds….the Irish prepare for a change of shift of their imperial masters.

Within a few short days, the British monarch will visit followed by a U.S.… Go to Article

Rally for Palestine – remembering al-Nakba

63 years after Al Nakba Khalil Hamdan returns home to Palestine
Interview with Khalil Hamdan on the Paradigm Shift on 4Zzz. Interviewers are Eliza and Ian. Khalil is one of the 1948 refugees from Al Jammasin in Palestine. His family were driven from their village by the Israeli militia – the Hagannah & Stern gangs.… Go to Article

The Left on Labour Day 2011

Labour Day, Brisbane, 2011

Socialist groups missed an opportunity this Labour Day.

There has been a shift inside the Labour movement and the Left has not recognised it fully nor have they responded to it.

Observe the Labour Day march in Brisbane this year. For the first time not a single Labor party politician up the front of the march.Go to Article

Foco Nuevo

June 2008

Jumping Fences at foco nuevo

FOCO NUEVO

Jumping Fences invites you to the next Foco Nuevo concert. We aim to provide an eclectic mix of musical styles while continuing the folk tradition of highlighting lyrics which reflect the breadth of contemporary life. This regular music event is held on the last Friday of each month and features a diversity of Brisbane singer-songwriters and musicians.… Go to Article

Public Meeting: Cuba after Elections 2008

7pm, Tuesday, 8 April 2008

TLC Building, 16 Peel Street South Brisbane.

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imageRecently there has been a lot of discussion about the Cuban economy — especially in the Murdoch press — mainly negative comment about agricultural production.

For a discussion on what has been happening in Cuban agriculture see the video below where Roberto Perez, a Cuban biologist and permaculturalist gives a talk about food production in Cuba after the fall of the Soviet Union to students in Auckland.Go to Article