Author: Davey Heller

Davey Heller is a Trotskyist from Melbourne and long-time campaigner for Left-wing causes including anti-war, refugee rights, environmental protests and workers' struggles. He is a former secondary teacher who studied history at Monash University and currently works in the environmental field. You can follow him on Twitter at @socialist_davey

Melbourne Solidarity protest for GM workers

classconscious.org held a solidarity vigil outside the GM Headquarters in Port Melbourne Melbourne on Saturday 28th September. We came to show our solidarity for the 46,000 GM workers in the United States who have been striking since September 16th. This is now the longest strike in the US auto industry since 1976. Why does this […]

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First solidarity letter writing bee for Assange, Manning and Hammond held in Melbourne.

On Saturday 21st September, classconscious.org held its first Solidarity letter writing working bee, at the Belgrave Library, in Melbourne Australia. About seven people attended and letters were written and posted to Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning and Jeremy Hammond.  It was a simple yet effective way to demonstrate solidarity to these persecuted heroes. The act of […]

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Rebbeca’s story – My year and a half of living homeless.

This is Rebecca’s, a forty five year old socialist, account of her recent experience of homelessness in Australia. I’d like to say this was a family issue, as a single mum, my son also became homeless. My son was pretty lucky he had two places to stay throughout being homeless, one was with a friend’s […]

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“Pierce the Silence” – call out for Solidarity letter-writing working bees for Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning

“Knowing you are out there fighting for me keeps me alive in this profound isolation” – Letter sent from Julian Assange to a supporter from Belmarsh prison Julian Assange is currently being physically and psychologically tortured by the UK Government by being locked up 23 hours a day in the UK super-max Belmarsh Prison. As […]

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Julian’s voice MUST be heard: letters from Belmarsh

by Davey Heller, 27th August 2019 The US ruling class and their imperialist allies are trying to extinguish the voice of Julian Assange as punishment for his exposure of their crimes and deter anyone else considering to follow his example. Since being dragged out of the Ecuadorian Embassy, Julian has become a virtual modern-day “Man […]

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ScoMo to Bojo – How the US far-right is shaping the world

Above image by Dan Jensen from Independent Australia. An article by Davey Heller, contributor to classconscious.org, was published in the online Australian current affairs publication, “Independent Australia“, on the 8th August 2019. The article was entitled “ScoMo to Bojo – How the US far-right is shaping the world”. It explored how: The ascension of the […]

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“The Sensible Socialist” podcast interview about Julian Assange

Classconscious.org contributor Davey Heller was interviewed on by Kevin Gustafson, US based podcaster who has produced “The Sensible Socialist” since 2018 on the topic of the campaign to free Julian Assange. The interview covered the Iraq War Logs, Afghan War Diary and State Department files that whistleblower Chelsea Manning provided to Wikileaks and the impact […]

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Lessons for the fight against censorship from the restoration of classconscious.org’s Twitter account.

On June 18th, the Twitter account of classconscious.org (@classconscious1) was suspended without warning or justification. We immediately launched a political counter attack against this outrage, linking our censorship to the censoring of other pro-Assange accounts. After three weeks, on July 9th, our account was restored. Important political lessons can be drawn about the power of […]

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Solidarity protest in San Francisco fights back against Twitter’s censorship of pro-Assange campaign

by Davey Heller, July 9th 2019 On July 8th, the Bay Action Committee to Free Julian Assange held a protest outside Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco to demand an end to the escalating censorship of pro-Assange accounts. On June 18th, @classconscious1, the account of classconscious.org, who have used their account for 12 months to promote […]

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After protest at Twitter HQ announced, account of @PhillipAdams64 – restored but @classconscious1 – remains suspended

On Sunday June 30th, the Twitter account of @PhiliipAdams64 which had been suspended since June 18th without reason or warning was reinstated. The account is used by Phillip Adams to promote the now 156,000-strong, change.org petition demanding freedom for Julian (that he manages). Phillip Adams received a message from Twitter stating his account had been […]

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