Archive for April 18th, 2012
Someone has been reading the very old cricket articles on my blog for inordinately long periods of time. I suspect Cut and Paste is annoyed I criticised them for inaccuracy in a recent unpublished letter and is going to try to do a hatchet job on me soon in The Australian.
The defeat of Australia in Afghanistan won’t be identified as such but after more than a decade what does the Australian ruling class have to show other than 32 dead Australian soldiers and many more Afghan civilians? Nothing, except continuing the close relationship with US imperialism.
War is integral to capitalism and the battle between competing blocks for dominance. Ending war means ending the system that creates it. One step in that direction is to campaign against the wars the Australian ruling class involves itself in.