|High noon outside the State Library|
Today was wonderful. There was a huge crowd - maybe 40,000, but expect the press to say 'a few thousand' - with numerous agendas, but united in their opposition to the Federal Government.
It was exhilarating to be part of it. Here are some faces and placards from today:
Some faces were familiar:
|Hard working Socialist Party member|
I was so proud to see our banners rounding the corner into Swanston Street!
|At last! Serial Pests surrounded by serial pests|
|Banner with horsey guard of honour|
The atmosphere of this non-partison, grass roots march was fantastic. People were so friendly, laughed when they were drenched by flash showers and generally had a ball. Emma Goldman's famous saying inevitably sprang to mind: 'If I can't dance to it, it's not my revolution.'
|Emma Goldman - with us in spirit|