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Sprouting sh*t for almost nothing
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My interview Razor Sharp 18 February
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace on Razor Sharp on Tuesday 18 February. (0)

My interview Razor Sharp 11 February 2014
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace on Razor Sharp this morning. The Royal Commission, car industry and age of entitlement get a lot of the coverage. (0)

Razor Sharp 4 February 2014
Me on 4 February 2014 on Razor Sharp with Sharon Firebrace. (0)

Time for a House Un-Australian Activities Committee?
Tony Abbott thinks the Australian Broadcasting Corporation is Un-Australian. I am looking forward to his government setting up the House Un-Australian Activities Committee. (1)

Make Gina Rinehart work for her dole

Sick kids and paying upfront


Save Medicare

Demonstrate in defence of Medicare at Sydney Town Hall 1 pm Saturday 4 January (0)

Me on Razor Sharp this morning
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace this morning for Razor Sharp. It happens every Tuesday. (0)



Archive for 'Marxism 2011'

The joy of socialism

But Marxism 2011 was a joy for another reason – the young revolutionaries. Here is a group of socialists eager to learn and keen to participate in struggles. Hope springs eternal in an old man’s breast when he sees the new generation of comrades. And when the working class begins to move.


Marxism 2011 opening night: The return of revolution

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Marxism 2011 in Melbourne over Easter

Marxism 2011 will be run over 4 days during the Easter weekend in Melbourne Australia, Thursday 21 April – Sunday 24 April.   The conference features over 70 sessions and international guest speakers on a huge range of topics – from radical history to women’s and LGBTI liberation, imperialism and the Middle East, socialist theory, […]

Marxism 2011: ideas to challenge the system

Marxism 2011 speakers include John Pilger, left-wing journalist and documentary maker speaking about his new film, The War You Don’t See’, Anand Gopal, renowned journalist on the war in Afghanistan, Lars Lih, acclaimed author of Lenin Rediscovered: What Is To Be Done? In Context, Farah Kobaissy, a Lebanese activist from the Leftist Assembly for Change, Shaun Harkin, US socialist, Joe Carolan, New Zealand socialist and central organiser of the militant Unite trade union and Gary Foley, long-term Aboriginal activist and one of the founders of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in the 1970s.