Auto-Stalinism in the Age of Industrial Art – Or, How Tony Abbott Could Save Artists by Killing Art
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Auto-Stalinism in the Age of Industrial Art – Or, How Tony Abbott Could Save Artists by Killing Art

By Fregmonto Stokes. Almost a quarter of a century since the fall of the Berlin Wall it is now undeniable that the Soviet Union won the Cold War. On a map of the world that great empire no longer exists, but in the map of our minds, its ideology has etched itself permanently in red … Continue reading

Video: Twiggy Palmcock and Michael Higgins-Beaumont congratulate Martin Feguson
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Video: Twiggy Palmcock and Michael Higgins-Beaumont congratulate Martin Feguson

Twiggy Palmcock and Michael Higgins-Beaumont captured the attention of Australia’s mainstream media for 30 seconds last Friday, before the news cycle moved on to second hand US election post-mortems and misogynistic social media memes. Here is what the pundits had to say: Shaun Carney, redundant ex-journalist at the Age: ‘Through their actions supporting Minister Ferguson, … Continue reading

US Election Results: Obama wins, Pundits lose will to live
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US Election Results: Obama wins, Pundits lose will to live

And thus, after billions of dollars spent on attack ads, infinite reams of statistical analysis and countless hours of inane punditry, the American festival of Democracy has reached its climax, with a resounding vote for… the gridlocked status quo. Nothing has changed. Barack Obama remains president, the Democrats cling on to their senate majority, and … Continue reading

Malcolm Turnbull: Why do Anarchists love him?
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Malcolm Turnbull: Why do Anarchists love him?

A survey of Melbourne Anarchist groups has exposed an alarming rise in support for Malcolm Turnbull amongst anti-parliamentarians. Further hard empirical evidence for this trend can be seen in Elizabeth Farrelly’s casual interviewing of her anarchist friends, as reported in ‘The Age’.* Glocalpundit interviewed several local Kropotkin lovers to ascertain why so many of these … Continue reading