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THE STRUGGLE FOR PALESTINE

This article first appeared in The Anvil, Vol 10 No 3, published 30 June 2021. The dust has settled on the latest Israeli attack on Gaza, but the fundamental position remains.    Israel continues its slow process of ethnic cleansing … Continue reading

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JUSTICE FOR GEORGE FLOYD?

This article first appeared in The Anvil 10 No 2, published on 30 April 2021. The recent trial and conviction of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd was greeted much more with relief in the United States than … Continue reading

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Freedom for Palestine!

Statement from Anarchist-Communist Groups in Oceania Since the 19th century, the Zionist movement has waged brutal colonial war against Palestinian Arab society, nearly without pause. The recent attempted evictions in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of occupied East Jerusalem is only … Continue reading

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MAY DAY 2021

Chicago Anarchist-led trade unions started a campaign for the eight hour day in Chicago in 1886, using direct action as their strategy. The bosses opposed it as both economically ruinous and politically seditious. The campaign started with a strike wave … Continue reading

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A NATIONAL MYTH

The Beginning On 25 April 1915, Australian troops, accompanied by others from the British Empire, stormed a Turkish beach at Gallipoli. The landing didn’t go well and presaged a disastrous campaign that ended in Australian withdrawal in December that year. … Continue reading

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THE VACCINES

This article first appeared in The Anvil, Vol 10 No 1, published 28 Feb 2021. Vaccines against COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2, have started being deployed in industrialised countries and the pandemic is beginning to abate there. … Continue reading

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100 Years Since the Kronstadt Uprising: To Remember Means to Fight!

International anarchist statement on the centenary of the 1921 Kronstadt Uprising “Let the workers of the whole world know that we, the defenders of the power of the soviets, will watch over the gains of the social revolution. We will … Continue reading

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THE THUCYDIDES TRAP

This article first appeared in The Anvil, Vol 10 No 1, published 28 Feb 2021. The US became the dominant world power in 1945. Despite everything since then, the world order it established is intact and the US remains far … Continue reading

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WAR CRIMES

This article first appeared in The Anvil, Vol 9 No 6, published 31 Dec 2020. The Brereton report about allegations of war crimes against Afghan civilians by Australian troops, mainly the Special Air Service Regiment, was met in November with … Continue reading

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THE TRUMP PUTSCH

The following statement was released by the Melbourne Anarchist Communist Group on 10 January 2021. It is important to call the events of Tuesday 6 January in Washington DC in the US by their proper name. It was an attempted … Continue reading

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