Archive for October 2nd, 2010
Leela Krishna is a gay Tamil from Sri Lanka. He has been behind barbed wire in Australia’s concentration camps (euphemistically called detention centres) since fleeing Sri Lanka and making his way by boat to Australia one year ago. In April this year Immigration found him to be a refugee. Yet Leela, who is suicidal because of his [...]
Why Cuba, Vietnam and North Korea are not socialist. A Canberra Socialist Alternative talk this Thursday (7 October) 6 pm room G 52 Haydon-Allen Building ANU. Visit http://www.sa.org.au/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
In the absence of class struggle in Australia both populist leftists (whatever that means) and the more serious social democratic apologists have little oxygen left as the fire of neoliberalism and its neokeynesian variants in practice and ideology engulf us. If there is any hope it lies with the proles.