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Guniwaya Ngigu on SBS/NITV tonight!

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Foco Nuevo Live !

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Review: ‘The far left in Australia since 1945’

However my major criticism is a failure to understand that there were and are groups of revolutionaries further to the left than the so-called ‘far left in Australia since 1945’ referred to in this text. Continue reading

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Protest Camp at Deebing Creek

Yuggerra Ugarapul traditional owners have set up a permanent camp on the Deebing Creek Mission site, where Frasers Property are proposing to clear over 100 hectares of bushland for a for-profit suburban sprawl development project. So far, they only have … Continue reading

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Yellow Shirts march the ‘Valley of Death’

Many years later, I met the woman’s sister who told me how aggressive her sister had been down through the years and that she was a junkie.
Even with the best political intentions, in times of civil unrest, there can be mad outcomes and events. In our own small way we tried for unity amidst chaos.

After two years and 3000 arrests the government finally relented and allowed us to march. However it took another 10 years before the government fell. But no government has been game to ban street marches since that time. Continue reading

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Why we must try to stop the demolition of the historic student union complex

The first meeting of the 17 Group for 2019 will take place on Wednesday the 6th ofFebruary at 7 pm in Unit 6 at 20 Drury St, West End.  You have probably already heard of the project of the University of Queensland … Continue reading

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Lizard’s revenge at Roxby Downs

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‘Political language…is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.’ – George Orwell, Politics and the English Language. In 1977 the Fraser government issued Australia’s uranium decision supporting further … Continue reading

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Foco Nuevo in February

Friday, 1st February, 2019 Doors Open 7.00 pm — Music starts 7.30 pm Kurilpa Hall 174 Boundary Street, West End (map)Welcome to our first Foco Nuevo for 2019! We hope that our supporters have enjoyed the festive season, and ready … Continue reading

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Toowoomba Housing Crisis update

Please email the Ministers to show your support for the tenants’ staying in their homes. Either write your own email or there’s a template below you can use that an Aunt, Aunty Christine has drafted from Sunshine Coast Greens. I’ve … Continue reading

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Trenchant critic gets Order of Australia medal

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Pamela Curr has received an Order of Australia Medal in the 2019 Invasion Day list. Pamela has spent the last 40 years fighting for the most marginalised in society, more than 10 of those years were at the Asylum Seeker … Continue reading

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Save Deebing Creek

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On this Australia Day 2019 long weekend it is vital that we recognise the on-going theft of Aboriginal land, this time at Deebing Creek near Ipswich. Deebing Creek Mission was a ‘Refuge’ to many during the beginning of the Holocaust … Continue reading

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Rosa lives!

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One hundred years ago this January, Rosa Luxemburg, revolutionary activist, essayist, intellectual, and leading figure of the Communist Party of Germany was assassinated. In the years since, her legacy has influenced revolutionary activists and thinkers around the world. In honour … Continue reading

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Palestinian boycott of Eurovision in Israel

We will be holding a protest action from 3:30pm to 7:30pm outside of the event. In support of the Palestinian cultural boycott call, we are urging SBS not to participate in or broadcast Eurovision 2019 from Israel and for participating artists to respect the boycott and not perform in Tel Aviv. Continue reading

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New alliance of Palestinian Left

Five Palestinian left-wing factions have announced a new democratic alliance aimed at breaking the political hegemony of Fatah and Hamas, but not everyone seems optimistic about it. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu MustafaA demonstrator holds a Palestinian flag during a protest near the Israel-Gaza border fence, southern Gaza Strip, Dec. 21, 2018. Continue reading

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Rally to save UQ Union Complex

Monday, February 25, 2019 at 1 PM – 2:30 PMSteps of the UQU Offices, St Lucia Campus The University of Queensland wants to demolish the UQ Union Building, the Refectory, the Relaxation Block, the Forum Area and the Schonell Theatre, … Continue reading

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NITV to screen historic land rights film

Landmark film Guniwaya Ngigu is scheduled to air nationally on NITV on 4th February at 7:30pm. It is about the 1982 protests at the Commonwealth Games from a Black perspective. [Formerly called WE FIGHT (Guniwaya Ngigu).] Guniwaya Ngigu is a … Continue reading

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IWD 2019 Brisbane

Watch the butcher shine his knives And this town is full of battered wives. – Streets of Your Town – Go Betweens 10am SAT 9 MARCH, EMMA MILLER PLACE, ROMA ST, CBD ALL THOSE WHO SUPPORT WOMEN’S LIBERATION ARE WELCOME … Continue reading

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Ciaron O’Reilly: Ecuadorian Embassy vigil for Julian Assange update

Greetings Friends from chilly London I’m presently bedding down on the pavement of Hans Crescent/KnightsbridgeLondon on this the 52nd Day if 24/7 solidarity with Julian Assange! U am 20 metres from Julian – held in UK 8 years without charge/6.4 … Continue reading

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Palestinian woman murdered in Melbourne

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Some say Melbourne is the Athens of the South. Not so this week. The theme for the 2019 International Women’s Day (IWD) is A Future Free of Men’s Violence Against Women. Sadly such pleas will not save Aiia Maasarwe, a … Continue reading

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Big Shot

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Look what Hollywood did to ‘Big Shot’ You’ve seen the movie on Cinema del popolo @ The Great Flamarion. Now read the story on which it is based. Illustrations are from the movie Big ShotBy Vicki Baum BRANDT, THE SHARPSHOOTER, … Continue reading

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160 Macquarie Street

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RALLY AT #160, SUNDAY 2O JANUARY 4PM
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People’s University

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Dozens of protestors were injured, including future premier Peter Beattie, who was hospitalised with suspected spinal damage. The next day, about 3000 outraged students and staff packed the Refectory at UQ and voted for a campus-wide strike. Continue reading

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BREAD: Brisbane Radical Events and Diary

Brisbane Radical Events and Diary Continue reading

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Swim for the Reef

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*** THE WELLO POINTERS SWIM FOR THE REEF POSTPONED TILL FURTHER NOTICE ***
INCLEMENT WEATHER … WILL KEEP YOU INFORMED. I visited Trevor in hospital today and he is doing fine. Awaiting results of further tests. Continue reading

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Invasion Day 2019

For First Nations people, January 26th 1788 marked the start of genocide, dispossession, displacement, and oppression. January 26th is not a day to celebrate a country built on these atrocities. It’s not a day to embrace white nationalism or colonialism. … Continue reading

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Rosa lives!

One hundred years ago this January, Rosa Luxemburg, revolutionary activist, essayist, intellectual, and leading figure of the Communist Party of Germany was assassinated. In the years since, her legacy has influenced revolutionary activists and thinkers around the world. In honour … Continue reading

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Cinema del popolo

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Cinema del popolo has a wide range of films including one film noir (Algiers*), Italian realism, French new wave, documentary and much more. Cinema del popolo is new film theatre emphasizing diversity, different cultures, music and language. In Bertolucci’s 1900, … Continue reading

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‘Betrayal’ in Algiers

‘No, but I like him even less as a foe.‘ – French Paratrooper commander in Algeria, Colonel Phillippe Mathieu on Sartre There is another Algiers and a different Casbah than that depicted in John Cromwell’s ‘Algiers’. The ‘real’ Casbah was … Continue reading

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Bejam Denis Walker

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Assange, product of the anti-war movement?

VID INTERVIEW – Ciaron O’Reilly 30th Day “24/7 Solidarity with Julian Assange Vigil” outside Ecuadorian embassy London.