For the past few months the capitalist press has bombarded us with stories about alcohol-fuelled street violence in Australia’s major cities. Socialists accept that crime and late night anti-social behaviour is a problem in many areas. We wholeheartedly understand people’s concerns. Advertisements
A 15 year-old named Tyler Cassidy was killed by police in the inner northern suburb of Northcote last Thursday night. Witnesses reported that three police officers fired up to 6 or 7 shots at the young man hitting him in the chest. He died at the scene.