Tag: Monarchy

We Got Arrested Protesting Against King Charles III

Dozens of people were arrested in Britain for taking part in peaceful protests against the new king. Two of them spoke to Jacobin about why they oppose the monarchy — and how the British state trampled on their dissent.

Source: We Got Arrested Protesting Against King Charles III

Republican Albanese imprisoned by royal protocol – Pearls and Irritations

HRH Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales, at the Agricultural Society Show, 1977

I was arrested at a visit by then Prince Charles to Alice Springs in 1977 for handing out press statements on Aboriginal living standards. I avoided jail, but the less fortunate Albanese government has been imprisoned by royal protocol and constitutional custom.

Source: Republican Albanese imprisoned by royal protocol – Pearls and Irritations

Australia the royal doormat: Time to give the Palace the boot

Albanese and Dutton could cooperate to remove King Charles as our head of state in favour of a republic. Instead, early indications signal we will continue bowing to the monarchy for many more years, writes Stephen Saunders.

Source: Australia the royal doormat: Time to give the Palace the boot

Opinion | It Is Time to Throw the Monarchies of the World Into the Dustbin of History | Chris Hedges

Queen says "Off With Her Head"

Chris Hedges September 12, 2022 by Scheerpost

The fawning adulation of Queen Elizabeth in the United States, which fought a revolution to get rid of the monarchy, and in Great Britain, is in direct proportion to the fear gripping a discredited, incompetent and corrupt global ruling elite.

Source: Opinion | It Is Time to Throw the Monarchies of the World Into the Dustbin of History | Chris Hedges

James Connolly: The British Monarchy Is an Affront to Democracy

The British monarchy is a vestige of tyranny, a grand monument to hierarchy and plunder. As Irish socialist James Connolly wrote in 1911, the royals are for the other despots of society, the capitalists and landlords — not for the working class.

Source: James Connolly: The British Monarchy Is an Affront to Democracy