Facebook Google Menu Linkedin lock Pinterest Search Twitter

public protest

Advertisement

public protest

Latest

Border Farce: Keystone Cops boxed in by protesters and own incompetence

Border Farce: Keystone Cops boxed in by protesters and own incompetence

Sally Whyte and Josh TaylorAug 28, 201512 Comments

It's on! Now it's off! Now it's on again! Oh wait, no... the Border Force operation planned for Melbourne today was not the most well-executed plan. Crikey journalists Sally Whyte and Josh Taylor were on the ground.

Why Jake Lynch was waving money around at an anti-Israel protest

Why Jake Lynch was waving money around at an anti-Israel protest

Nick RiemerMar 25, 201514 Comments

Jake Lynch is a long-time supporter of Palestine, but he has shown no evidence of anti-Semitism, whatever his ideological enemies might say, writes Sydney University senior lecturer Nick Riemer

What the Melbourne student protest was really like

What the Melbourne student protest was really like

Danielle ThompsonMay 22, 20145 Comments

News Corp reported violent clashes between students and police at yesterday's Melbourne protest. But Crikey intern Danielle Thompson, who was there, says it was much less dramatic ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

CrikeyMar 20, 20143 Comments

The RiotACT to shut down? ... reports of Qantas snouts in the trough ... was this Melbourne protest fair? ...

How Victoria is quietly riding roughshod over basic freedoms

How Victoria is quietly riding roughshod over basic freedoms

Lizzie O’SheaFeb 3, 201413 Comments

If a bill passes Victorian Parliament this month police will have extraordinary powers to curtail public assembly. Lizzie O’Shea, associate in the social justice practice at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, says basic human rights are under attack.

Razer’s class warfare: a weekly diary of dissent

Razer’s class warfare: a weekly diary of dissent

Helen RazerNov 28, 201338 Comments

Social protest has dwindled in recent centuries to become a mild affair of noting each passing Awareness day and perhaps donning a ribbon. Helen Razer yearns for the good old days of radicalism and, well, mass theft.

Time for Tor at Thatcher's funeral

Time for Tor at Thatcher's funeral

Guy RundleApr 16, 201331 Comments

Margaret Thatcher's state funeral is attracting its share of protesters, most of whom are blithely posting their plans on social media. But the smart ones will turn to encrypted communication.

In defence of anti-abortion protesters' right to free speech

In defence of anti-abortion protesters' right to free speech

Eva CoxMar 28, 20136 Comments

Yes, they can be upsetting and distressing. But anti-abortion protesters have as much right to demonstrate outside a clinic as anyone else -- that's what free speech is.

Wilders from the outside: 'here comes Nazi scum'

Michelle SlaterFeb 20, 201326 Comments

As Geert Wilders spoke in Melbourne last night, protesters gathered outside -- but it was less violent, and more ideological, than mainstream media reported. Crikey intern Michelle Slater was there.

Crikey Says

CrikeySep 5, 2007

Another sole subscriber, Crikey reader Ben Pearson, has been musing on APEC. And we think Ben has a point.