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“Politics not race behind 1987 coup”. So what’s new?


A friend sent this press cutting of a protest meeting held at the Sydney Town Hall on 26 May 1987, against Rabuka’s 1987 coup.

A younger Wadan Narsey speaking at the Sydney Town Hall.

So what’s new?

Exchange the ethnic labels, perhaps?

Notice the role of the businessmen in supporting the coup, the anti-worker stance of the previous government, the shift in the burdens of taxation from the rich to the poor,…..


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