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Leaflet - Explaining the History of a Racist Nation, Socialist Alternative, Aug 2002 Document Reg. No: HT 1022

Summary:
Leaflet with the slogan 'explaining the history of a racist nation' issued by the Socialist Alternative in August 2002 to advertise a meeting to be held on 28 August 2002. This leaflet illustrates the ongoing significance of the Tampa as a symbol of the refugee debate and its continuing resonance one year later.

The Socialist Alternative was established in July 1995 after a group of members were expelled from the International Socialist Organisation (ISO) following a lengthy debate about the orientation of the ISO to the political situation of the 1990s.
Description:
Single page leaflet with printed bold black text and a black and white image of the Tampa at sea and a smaller boat sailing towards it.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Dr Moya McFadzean - Museum Victoria Collections, Research & Exhibitions, 2003
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: protest movements, refugees, asylum seekers, detention centres, mandatory detention of immigrants
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Community Activity
Tertiary Classification: protest materials
Inscriptions: Printed: one year after the Tampa... / explaining the / history of a / racist nation
Issued By: Socalist Alternative, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Aug 2002
Place & Date of Event: Trades Hall, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 28 Aug 2002

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