EVENT: Indonesia in 2010: what kind of neighbourhood?

This schedule will be updated regularly and can be accessed by clicking “Where Max is Speaking” just under the banner of this blog, on the far right. FEBRUARY Indonesia in 2010: what kind of neighbourhood? 18 Feb, 6.30pm  GLEEBOOKS, Glebe Point Rd., Glebe ALL WELCOME at above time and place. You can help by RSVPing […]

INDONESIA: Politics: New progessive activists alliance

New Indonesian activists alliance calls for national protest action  A new alliance or united front organization was formed in January in Indonesia to fight the current neo-liberal policies of the Indonesian government. Its leaflet calling for a January 28 protest action lists 17 organisations. These include student and trade union organizations (including transport and electricity […]

Film Review: the miracle of AVATAR

According to Miranda Devine, one of Australia’s loony right newspaper commentators, watching AVATAR felt like being “hit with a leftie sledgehammer”. It appears that in America too, the loony right has been severely irked by the immense popularity of James Cameron’s epic hi-tech science fiction film. Devine tips her hat to the talent involved in […]