Déjà vu? We have been here before. Precisely three times before, since Hamas seized control of Gaza 15 years ago. The pattern is always the same. Israel makes yet another move to create “facts on the ground” such as the planned eviction of Palestinians from parts of East Jerusalem. Then Hamas fires off all the […]Read More Neither Israel, Nor Palestine: No War but the Class War
(The following has been written for adaptation as an agitational flyer at a South Australian protest rally for Firefighters and Paramedics on 1 April 2021) The Situation While the South Australian Marshall government announces the building of a new $700 million indoor stadium and just recently provided an additional $93.2 million in funding for the […]Read More Solidarity with Firefighters, Paramedics, and Hospital Workers!
(This is the second installment in a series of articles that we have written with the Internationalist Workers’ Group in the United States) In our first part on reproductive struggles in class society, we highlighted some of the facts and dangers surrounding abortion and contraception. We also commented on the family unit and prostitution – two phenomena […]Read More Malignant Ulcers of Capitalism: The Proletarian Struggle for Reproductive Freedom (Part 2)
The COVID-19 pandemic has swept across the world, infecting tens of millions, killing over a million so far and leaving many survivors with recurring or permanent health conditions. The region of Oceania has had tens of thousands of virus cases and around a thousand deaths. However, it has been hit even harder in the form of […]Read More A Quick Glimpse at the Current State of the Pandemic in Oceania
(This is the first installment in a series of articles that we have written with the Internationalist Workers’ Group in the United States) In this first piece on reproductive struggles in class society we bring to focus some of the facts and dangers surrounding abortion and contraception, as well as the family unit and prostitution, […]Read More Malignant Ulcers of Capitalism: The Proletarian Struggle for Reproductive Freedom (Part 1)
For years now, the Australian public has been facing increasing militarisation of the police; with many frontline officers and specialist units across the country being trained in military-style thinking and tactics. There has also been the introduction of military-grade weapons and protective gear. The Lindt Café siege in 2014, the Paris terror attacks of 2015, and the […]Read More Get Rid of Militarised Police Units? Get Rid of Capitalism and All Police Forces!
Teaching has the potential to be a highly rewarding calling, educating the next generation of children is something many are passionate about. However, long hours, heavy workloads, bullying and harassment sees this passion crushed – as is the reality for wage-labourers of all fields. New teachers find themselves burnt out under the pressure of the job and, as a result, half quit within the first five years of their career. Those who remain are subject to underpaid and overworked conditions, fuelling poor mental and physical health.Read More Solidarity With Australian Teachers, Solidarity With All Workers
(The following was written and printed in 2019 as a flyer for refugee rallies in Adelaide) As internationalist communists we recognise the working class to be a class of migrants whose home is the entire world, a class of wage-labourers who have no fatherland. As of this, we denounce the efforts made by the ruling […]Read More Migrants and War
International Working Women’s Day (IWWD) was initially spawned from within the workers’ movement, with the aim of drawing in more working women to the fight for the protection of female labour. These workers’ demands included insurance for mother and child, and political rights for working women.Read More The Origins and Capture of International Working Women’s Day
The following piece of writing contains content that some may find distressing including mentions of genocide, ethnic cleansing, cultural assimilation, abuse and self harm.Read More The 26th of January: A Day of Celebration or a Day of Mourning?