Magazine of the Socialist Party, Australian section of the CWI

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The proportion of young people (aged 15 to 24) who are either out of work or not getting enough hours is an incredible 31.5%! …

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PrEP is the use of anti-HIV medication and stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis. It is an oral tablet taken daily by HIV negative people to …

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According to a report commissioned by the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, hospital services have increasingly become funded by private insurers in recent years. In …

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Australia’s population is set to reach 25 million by 2018, and 40 million by 2050. But what is the plan to build housing and …

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The World Health Organisation has warned about the rise of antibiotic resistant superbugs which pose an enormous threat to human health. These drug resistant …

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Support has risen around Australia for the racist right-wing party One Nation. One Nation pose as an anti-establishment party, and they attract a protest …

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Last year, a poll by The Australia Institute showed that 68% of respondents support a Royal Commission into the banking system. This is but …

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March for Science rallies have been called in more than 37 countries to demand greater public funding of science. The rallies will coincide with …

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The Victorian government’s decision to scrap the present taxi licence cartel and replace it with a single commercial licence for taxis, hire cars and …

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Between a third and a quarter of women around the world will have an abortion during their lifetime. Despite the clear need for abortion …

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Over half the population opposes the decision to cut retail and hospitality penalty rates, described as the biggest wage cut since the great depression. …

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Greens leader Richard Di Natale made headlines last month calling for a debate about shorter working hours. Di Natale made the point that on …

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Pauline Hanson recently came out against mandatory vaccinations, stating it should be the right of parents to make up their own minds about whether …

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In April 2016, the Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea ruled that the Australian government’s detention of refugees on Manus Island breached human rights, …

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A debate about the so-called ‘rule of law’ erupted last month after the newly appointed Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) Secretary, Sally McManus, …

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The Barnett led Liberal Party were pummelled at the recent Western Australian state election, suffering a massive 16% swing against them. The results of …

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In a major show of strength, around 15,000 construction workers attended a stop-work rally in Melbourne last month. They were protesting against the ABCC …

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“We are now paying billions of dollars in subsidies to the private operators, which was not the idea of privatisation”. That quote was not …

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