parties and factions

The most intense hatreds are not between political parties but within them – Phillip Adams, journalist

Elections #AusPol 2019 Thread

Hello, it’s been a while! I expect many may need to vent, although more substantive contributions are always welcome!

Since I wrote this on Friday morning, the Christchurch terror attacks have made informed voting more critical than ever.

Beyond Marching: I Will Not Be Passive #Resist

Later this week I will be part of my first anti-fascist #resist planning meeting*. I’m on a steep learning curve here, but I refuse to be just an observer any more. I will not be passive.

Anyone else organising with anti-fascist #resistance movements, I’d like to know anything you’re authorised to share with others. We need to be visible.

Media Circus: Parliament Resumes Edition

The 45th Federal Parliament of Australia should be interesting. As in ancient curse/benison “interesting”.

But as the Canberra politicians put on their solemnest faces today, the world keeps turning: what news story/commentary/analysis has grabbed your attention lately?

Media Circus: Australia votes 2016

Need a last minute guide and cheat sheet generator to take into the polling booth (and know which polling place near you has the oughta-be-obligatory Democracy Sausage sizzle happening)? Here’s the links you need.