The Platform Issue 3

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Editorial

“Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: stop participating in it.” – Noam Chomsky, 2002 We are only year into the Abbott regime, and already we have seen dramatic changes to…

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The Politics of War Graves

By Kieran. The way in which the dead are remembered is a political act – the commemoration of war is never neutral. Australia has commenced an orgy of official remembrance; the ANZAC commemoration industry is…


The Forgotten War

By Kieran The First World War is the war the Australian ruling class wants us to remember. They are spending hundreds of millions over the next two years making sure we never forget. It’s the…