How to Get Inside An Activist Mind

I went to a seminar this morning put on by Ross Irvine, a Canadian-based public relations consultant. I dressed all nice and respectable and donned my “activist” badges for a neat contrast. I found his presentation to be fairly bland, unconvincing and absolutely dripping with bias. I had already read the presentation online a few…

The real story behind Baxter ‘05

This evening I attended an open discussion forum for Baxter 05 which was designed for anyone who was interested in learning more about what happened at the Baxter convergence. There was a wonderful 10 minute video documentary created by one of the Brisbane bus folk, Noli (who hails from France). Some photography students who came…

Thank you Baxter donors

This week I wrote and today I sent off thank you letters to all those who donated funds to Refugee Action Collective for the Baxter 05 Convergence. This generous financial support helped to send a bus of Brisbane activists to protest outside Baxter Immigration Detention Centre in South Australia as part of Baxter 05: A…