EVENT: Clarrie O'Shea and the Penal Powers Struggle 50th Anniversary Celebration

Commemorate the 50th anniversary of the momentous Clarrie O'Shea and the Penal Powers struggle on Wedneday 15 May in Melbourne. 

Details:

Wednesday 15 May
Doors 5:30, Speeches 6:30
The Substation
1 Market St, Newport

TICKETS $10

Finger food provided. Drinks at comrade prices.

RSVP here: RTBUVIC.COM.AU/CLARRIEOSHEA

This event is being jointly organised by the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) and Spirit of Eureka.

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Young People Give Us Hope 22/03/19

by Lyn Longo

No Jobs on a dead planetOn March 15th I joined thousands of people in Adelaide in the Worldwide Strike For Climate Action organized by our youth. It was a positive and uplifting experience.

The older generation loves to be critical of our young people, ascribing anti social behavior, vandalism, gang violence, drug taking and various other evils to the entire group. The vast numbers of adolescents at the rally were engaged, respectful of the speakers and the crowd, they responded enthusiastically and appropriately to the speeches, followed direction to allow ambulances to get through and were a credit to us all.

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US Marines Seize Pacific Island as Training for War with China

This article was originally published on March 22nd, 2019. It will also appear in the April edition of IPAN's monthly newsletter Voice. Spirit of Eureka is a founding member of IPAN*.

Last week, 31st MEU, backed by the 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Marine Logistics Group and 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, members of the Air Force 353rd Special Operations Group, and Army soldiers with 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, conducted a series of simulated military exercises attacking and seizing Ie Shima Island located off the northwest coast of Okinawa Island in the East China Sea, reported Task Purpose.

The new military strategy, known as Expeditionary Advanced Base (EAB) Operations, will allow Marine units to seize, establish, and operate multiple small bases across the Pacific Ocean, a tactic that will be beneficial in a high-end fight with China.

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"WE SWEAR BY THE SOUTHERN CROSS TO STAND TRULY BY EACH OTHER AND FIGHT TO DEFEND OUR RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES."

FOR A JUST, SOVEREIGN AND DEMOCRATIC AUSTRALIA.

The Spirit of Eureka Committee was established in the lead up to the 150th anniversary of the Eureka Stockade in 2004, to give a strong and united voice to the current struggles of Australia’s working people.

The Spirit of Eureka draws on the continuity and relevance of this important event in the history of Australia to present day endeavours and struggles for justice, democracy and sovereignty.

The Eureka rebellion laid the foundations for Australia’s continuing social, industrial and political struggles. It was advanced for its time and represents an important fighting tradition that continues to inspire our fight today.

 

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