Iain McIntyre is a writer and community radio broadcaster from Melbourne, Australia. He currently curates the Australian Museum of Squatting blog which includes articles, videos, audio and ephemera from the 1930s to the present day. He is also the author of How To Make Trouble and Influence People, a book which includes 12 interviews and more than 300 images and 500 tales covering Indigenous resistance, convict revolts, picket line hijinks, occupations and creative direct action. His other publications include histories of Australian eviction resistance during the 1930s and an oral history of the successful 1991 AIDEX anti-arms fair protest. Iain has an anthology of American hobo song and prose from the 1880s to 1940s coming out in 2016 and is currently researching the history of environmental blockading in the 1980s as well as the UK and Australian squatting wave of the 1940s.
“A fascinating recovery of Australia’s neglected past and a worthy inspiration to today’s would-be troublemakers.”
– Sean Scalmer