One hundred years ago, Brisbane was the scene of violent confrontation between Russian Bolsheviks and returned soldiers, determined to root out the “disloyal” menace. Thousands of soldiers clashed with police and armed Bolsheviks, urged on by the early stirrings of fascist organising in Australia. This session will examine this little-known history.
Ray Evans on Red Flag Riots****
Mick Armstrong - How world war led to class war****