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Addressing the anti-fascists and their enemies in Canberra.

Firstly, a few notes:

Traditional fascism is unpopular.  We see the far-right attempting to outmanoeuvre this unpopularity in various ways across the globe, so that we have nationalist-anarchists in Sydney, nationalist-autonomists in Dresden, Casa Pound nationalist-squats in Rome and popularised pro-nationalist street movements throughout much of the world.  Reclaim Australia are only the most recent and most local innovation in this respect.  As far as there are fascist elements within the movement, they deserve to be opposed with the traditional uncompromising vigour.  However, it is important also to pay close attention to what is signalled by the popularity of these protests.  In times of crisis and uncertainty, nationalism has always been an appealing force.  Many of the people attending Reclaim rallies are not fascists, but are simply confused and proletarianised individuals who have been effectively mobilised by nationalist discourse.  Obviously, we should…

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