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The ‘Boiketlong Four’

Call for Solidarity The ‘Boiketlong Four’ and the Criminalisation of Poverty and Protest: Freedom for Dinah and Sipho, Justice for Papi! The Boiketlong Four In February 2015, four community activists from Boiketlong in the Vaal, south of Johannesburg, were sentenced … Continue reading

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No Pride in Hate Anti-Fascist Mobilisation

https://www.facebook.com/events/1293061844125483 Neo-Nazis are planning an ‘Australian Pride March’ on Sunday 25 June. Their focus is refugees, Islamophobia, the African community, trans people and the Left. The Australian flag is their symbol for ‘traditional Australian morals and values’. This means White … Continue reading

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MAY DAY 2017

Origins The first May Day was a workers’ strike and demonstration in Chicago in the United States in 1886. They were fighting for the eight hour day. Police killed several workers. At a protest meeting a few days later, someone … Continue reading

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WAR

World War I WWI was a crime against humanity, with two rival imperialist alliances fighting it out to redivide the colonies, markets and resources of the world. The lives of soldiers, Australians included, and civilian populations were sacrificed to the … Continue reading

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PRESIDENT TRUMP

This article was published as Vol 6, No 1 of The Anvil, March-April 2017 Against majority expectations, last November Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. He was inaugurated in January with the most reactionary Cabinet in living … Continue reading

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IWD 2017: CELEBRATING A NEW REVOLUTION

Petrograd, 1917 The women of Petrograd in 1917 made International Women’s Day their day for going out on strike for bread and peace and an end to Czarist rule. They were angry and defiant in the face of the regime, … Continue reading

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Trump & the myth of the progressive but misled ‘white working class’ voters

The Melbourne Anarchist Communist Group publishes the following article as a contribution to discussion following the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States.  While we wouldn’t agree with every sentence in Andrew’s article, we think it’s definitely … Continue reading

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