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The prison workers’ snap strike in response to the Newman Budget should be a clear signal to all workers about how to fight back. Strike. Join the rally on Wednesday and fight, fight, fight. Strike together, stay out indefinitely and close Queensland down until Campbell Newman surrenders.
As the revolutions across the Arab world show, ordinary people have to seize their future. We can begin by arguing in our unions for real action on climate change that makes the bosses pay for their pollution and moves us to a renewable energy economy by 2020.
So let’s look at Labor’s record. Warmongers in favour of imperialism and Zionist ethnic cleansing. Pro-boss, anti-worker. Anti-equal pay. Anti-equal love. Racists. Homophobes. Sexists.
And they are the moderates? Give me a dose of extremism any day.
The battle against injustice is universal. In Australia it is the struggle against our own rulers and the injustices they perpetrate and perpetuate here and overseas. More power to the left of the Greens in their battles for justice, not just for Palestinians but for Australians too.
The way to break out of the cycle of hope and disillusion is to build a socialist alternative, an organisation committed to a new society in which the cartels of capital no longer rule.
If the Victorian Greens want left-wing voters to consider supporting them in the upcoming state election, they need to unequivocally reject any deal with the Liberals. This should not be a complicated question for any party that considers itself a left alternative to Labor. It is true that Labor in office has carried through a [...]
We must see the talk of “sustainable population” for what it really is: an attempt to use racism to divert people’s attention from the real issues in society.
If Liberals are friends of capitalists the Labor Party is the friend of capital. The controversy over the Resource Super Profits Tax (RSPT), announced by the Rudd government in its response to the Henry Tax Review, is the latest illustration of this longstanding relationship. The largest chunk of the revenue from the new tax will [...]
The environmental crisis is a crisis of production for profit, not population. It can only be addressed by democratic planning where human need rather than profit is paramount.
There was enough in the voting in Tasmania and South Australia for all the conservative parties to claim a victory of sorts. The Greens in Tasmania polled 21 percent of the vote. They may hold the balance of power, assuming Labor and the Liberals don’t shut them out with some shady deal. The Greens’ 21 percent, as [...]