Topic archives: United Patriots Front

The Crikey pocket guide to Australia’s fringe-dwelling far-right groups

and January 25, 2018 7

Welcome to part two of Crikey's guide to the far right in Australia.

Smooth operators: Crikey’s top five all-Aussie political anthems

November 22, 2017 6

Our favourite (not necessarily in a good way) political party songs.

Why I’m done fact-checking Islamophobes, racists and trolls

November 10, 2017 32

It's hard to come up with the perfect come-back when you're accosted by racists like Sam Dastyari was. But it's what happens next that is more important.

Why is John Safran partying with the far right?

May 29, 2017 3

How do you explain the far right? We ask John Safran, who has just spent a lot of time lurking on the fringes.

Just who are the ‘patriots’ supporting Blair Cottrell?

Just who are the ‘patriots’ supporting Blair Cottrell?

March 9, 2017 1

So much for the pro-United Patriot Front protesters who appeared to support Blair Cottrell outside court ...

Rundle: Abdel-Magied’s FU2Racism program a reductive failure. Zero stars.

March 3, 2017 18

The Truth About Racism is unquestioning in its implicit support for social reprogramming by the state, and its gimmicky TV semi-science makes the opposite point it set out to.

Trumpocalypse Down Under is closer than you think

December 23, 2016 9

It is not difficult to imagine a far-right coalition emerging that includes figures from both inside and outside Parliament.

Terrorists aren’t always who you think — and neither are their victims

August 19, 2016 3

Right-wing terrorists say they hate Muslims. But their victims are often white.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

August 10, 2016

One refugee, two agencies, millions of dollars ... veterans suss on census ... car park blues ...

Media briefs: Guthrie talks to the <em>Oz</em> … journos caught in crossfire … street warfare …

Media briefs: Guthrie talks to the Oz … journos caught in crossfire … street warfare …

May 30, 2016 4

Journalists were caught in the crossfire as "anti-racists" and the United Patriots Front clashed in Melbourne. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: Rundle’s Cultural Marxism watch … Greens back <em>Daily Mail</em> … Sales/Crabb get buddy show …

Media briefs: Rundle’s Cultural Marxism watch … Greens back Daily Mail … Sales/Crabb get buddy show …

March 11, 2016 7

Guy Rundle schools Maurice Newman on Cultural Marxism. And other media tidbits of the day.

Tips and rumours: Fortitude shows its cards. 

February 2, 2016 1

Anti-Islamic group United Patriots Front announced last year that it would be starting a political party, to be called Fortitude Australia. The party’s website went live over the weekend, announcing a range of policies and a line-up of muscly white “patriots” who will supposedly run for the Senate at the next election. Unsurprisingly, the policy […]

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

February 2, 2016 1

Mitch Fifield comes clean ... Google it ... council elections hot up ...

Tips and rumours: joke’s on the UPF

January 25, 2016

The United Patriots Front, one of the major groups behind protests against mosques in various towns and cities across Australia, was left red-faced yesterday when it posted a link to an article claiming that Islamic groups and Aboriginal groups had designed a flag that represents “Australian minorities first, white Australians second”. This of course got […]

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

January 25, 2016 4

IPA loves Australia ... UPF gets spoofed ... guess who's back? ...

Tips and rumours: UPF standover tactics

January 18, 2016

The United Patriots Front is taking its political push throughout regional Australia, with rallies across regional NSW, including the town of Orange. The local paper, The Central Western Daily, has published two articles about the UPF, with a front-page headline “Residents’ message to anti-Islam group: Go somewhere else”. In a video posted on the group’s Facebook […]

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

January 18, 2016 4

ABC staff incognito ... UPF tactics ... Cut and Paste author revealed ...

Anti-Muslim rally reveals a racism both shocking and commonplace

November 23, 2015 11

Muscle-bound skinheads and authority figures in suits championing hate speech. All in a day's work for anti-Muslim extremists.

Nationalist group invades 3CR office, uploads dramatically scored video

Nationalist group invades 3CR office, uploads dramatically scored video

November 9, 2015 15

The United Patriot Front has uploaded a very odd video of some ordinary-looking people going about their day at community radio station 3CR.