Peace actions – IPAN conference

Warren Smith MUA National Assistant Secretary The 2017 IPAN National Conference in Melbourne, War, Peace and Independence – Keep Australia Out of U.S. Wars, was a great success, building on previous IPAN National Conferences in Canberra (2014), Brisbane (2015) and Alice Springs (2016). The Conference lifted and strengthened the public call for an independent Australia […]

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Marx’s Capital

150 years young Marx’s Capital Humphrey McQueen The Communist Party of Australia (Marxist-Leninist) commissioned the renowned Australian Marxist historian Humphrey McQueen to write an outline of Marx’s Capital. The purpose of which is to invite job reps and community activists to appreciate and understand the relevance of Marx’s research and analysis of capitalism to their […]

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Peace movement building

Peace movement building by Chris White For discussion 2017 Perpetual war is ever pressing. Can Australians be more active building an effective peace movement against US Pentagon wars and for an independent foreign policy? I urge actions raising the peace question, enhancing solidarity networks, strengthening anti-war alliances and networking and advocating armed neutrality. I […]

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CBA breaching anti-terror laws

Now, Minister Dutton can have CBA executives held without charge and interrogated for breaching anti-terrorism and money laundering laws! Six Commonwealth Bank ATM deals may be linked to terrorism funding, Austral says Read here Commonwealth Bank unmasked: why the government is suing over alleged terrorism trail – explainer Austrac is accusing the CBA of […]

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Oppose Nuclear War and North Korea

Update: December 17 The costs of war are too great. Time to pressure Turnbull against nuclear war Nuclear disarmament is realistic Update September:Pilger on war with North Korea Trump threatens North Korea From Putin: negotiate Imagine if North Korea decided to conduct massive “live fire” military drills, accompanied by a […]

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The 1917 Great Strike

From Amalia Wallace SEARCH Foundation Search members joined hundreds of trade unionists and labour movement activists at a commemorative dinner at the Eveleigh railway yards on Wednesday night in Sydney, to celebrate the Great Strike of 1917. The evening was also one of many fundraisers to support the completion of a documentary that will tell […]

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Marx on profit

More from Leibowitz on Marx

Hats and men: Marx’s faulty symmetry By Michael A. Lebowitz May 11, 2017 — Reproduced from Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal reposted from Socialist Project — Was Marx a superman or a human being? Joan Robinson once asked a Soviet professor this very question. Of course, Marx was human, he answered. ‘Then he could […]

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Stop the War on Workers rallies march 9th

Stop the War on Workers. First union 2017 rallies march 9th 10.30am -see all cities for details. CFMEU readies to fight Turnbull’s fight on the fair go’s-war-fair-goNational protests CFMEU urges action Background: Union responses to the cut in Sunday penalty rates decision Construction deaths continue: support the right to strike on […]

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Militarism is an environmental issue

MILITARISM IS AN ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUE NINE REASONS WHY THE ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT MUST ALSO FIGHT FOR PEACE: 1. War is an environmental nightmare that continues to poison people and the planet long after the fighting ends. 2. The Pentagon is the largest consumer of fossil fuels in the world. 3. The Pentagon is the largest emitter […]

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