Archive for 'Communist Party'
Remember the Democratic Labor Party? Evidently they saved Australia from a communist Government. Don’t believe me? Let me quote from that font of all knowledge, Angela Shanahan, a ‘journalist’ with The Australian. ‘As a reader wrote: “What comes out of this book is not to praise the ‘stay-in-and-fighters’ (sic) (as Carr does) but those who sacrificed [...]
ECONOMIC CRISIS is reshaping struggles in China, but the Urumqi revolt confirms that grassroots struggle continues to erupt on an expanding scale.
Posted by John, March 28th, 2009 - under ALP, Australian Building and Construction Commission, Australian politics, Capitalism, Class struggle, Communist Party, Democracy, Economics, Fair Work Australia, Fighting back, Free speech, Freedom, Internet filtering, Julia Gillard, Kevin Rudd, Labor Party, Living standards, Resistance, Right to organise, Rudd, Rudd Government, Rudd Labor, Stephen Conroy, The Australian, The Depression, The Great Recession, The Left, Wages, WorkChoices, WorkChoices Lite, unemployment.
The Left should encourage and join workers to fight for their jobs and livelihoods, and so help defend and extend our freedoms.
Posted by John, February 23rd, 2009 - under Australian politics, Capitalism, Communist Party, Evictions, Fighting back, Occupations, Religion, The Catholic Church, The Depression, sackings, unemployment.
There is a battle going on in Brisbane. No, not the phony Queensland election war between the political twins, both vying to show us who is the least incompetent. (By the way, will city people really vote for a not so disguised Country Party?) I am talking about Father Peter Kennedy from St Mary’s Parish [...]
Posted by John, January 3rd, 2009 - under Capitalism, Castro, Class struggle, Classes, Communist Party, Cuba, Democracy, Middle class, Peasants, Socialism, Socialist democracy, Stalinism, State capitalism.
One of Marx’s unique and profound contributions to socialism is his idea that the emancipation of the working class is the act of the working class. This is the very reason Cuba isn’t socialist. In 1956 Castro arrived in Cuba with 82 middle class nationalists to overthrow the US backed Batista dictatorship. After being attacked [...]