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This badge was made in 1969 and used in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1969 - 1973. It was worn by the donor during anti-Vietnam war and anti-conscription rallies. He was a student at Monash University between 1968 and 1973, and was involved in student politics, including membership of the militant Students for a Democratic Society. The badge encapsulates the idea that the Vietnam War was motivated by an American desire to build a vast empire.The phrase itself was a ubiquitous one in the anti-Vietnam campaign, but has since been adopted by other movements that criticise American foreign policy.

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White badge with red and black text.

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