Vashti Kenway
Bannon gets kid glove treatment on the ABC
Vashti Kenway

The ABC’s Sarah Ferguson delivered one of the most pathetic interviews of the year on Monday night. The Four Corners presenter gave US far right figure Steve Bannon free rein to outline his reactionary ideology, and failed to challenge almost any of his lies.

Cottrell outcry shows it is right to counter the fascists
Vashti Kenway

At last. The mainstream media are finally printing what Melbourne’s anti-fascist campaign has been saying for years. Blair Cottrell is a Nazi. 

The real criminals are in parliament and the media
The real criminals are in parliament and the media
Vashti Kenway

Melbourne Aboriginal activist Robbie Thorpe has a saying: “Australia is a crime scene”. He uses the phrase at almost every rally. 

Andrew Nolch is an expression of growing far right confidence
Andrew Nolch is an expression of growing far right confidence
Vashti Kenway

The brutal rape and murder of young Melbourne woman Eurydice Dixon prompted an outpouring of public grief and outrage. Thousands of locals created a makeshift memorial of flowers and cards and left remembrances in Princess Park near the place where her body was found. 

The logic of Israel’s brutality
Vashti Kenway

In 2002, Israeli army chief Moshe Yaalon declared: “The Palestinians must be made to understand in the deepest recesses of their consciousness that they are a defeated people”. 

Call it what it is: Israel massacred 58 Palestinians
Vashti Kenway

It is a heartbreaking scene. A woman covered in dust, dirt, and blood, cradles a dead young man. “He was my nephew”, she cries. “My love. My soul.”

Across Gaza today families, communities, schools, workplaces and friendship circles are mourning the loss of someone. Someone they loved, someone they shared a joke with, someone they protested with, someone they smiled at on the street or in the shops.

In just one day 58 Palestinians were murdered, and more than 2,700 were wounded.

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