Magazine of the Socialist Party, Australian section of the CWI

Theory & History

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In May the long-standing sexual assault investigation against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was formally closed by a Swedish prosecutor. Some on the left have …

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In mid-June the Labor Party and the Liberals passed the Native Title Amendment bill, changing the law to give mining companies greater access to …

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A series of e-mails leaked from the Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) reveal concerns that CSIRO management is politically censoring researchers. These …

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Last year the federal government announced that they would no longer be funding the Safe Schools Coalition – an anti-bullying program that combats homophobia …

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Frida Kahlo’s popularity has surged in recent years. Last year, the Art Gallery of NSW held an exhibition simply titled ‘Frida Kahlo and Diego …

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Two hundred and sixty workers at Australia’s largest sawmill are set to be laid off after its operator, Australian Sustainable Hardwoods (ASH), announced the …

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Greens leader Richard Di Natale has been in the spotlight recently with calls for the creation of a “People’s Bank”. In his view a …

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The Coalition’s first budget since the 2016 federal election is a clear attempt to reset the political agenda. In 2014 the government attempted to …

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2017 marks 90 years since the foundation of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU). This anniversary is an opportune time to have a …

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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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Brendan Black’s play “Trotsky and Friends” utterly distorts the ideas and methods of one of the most important figures of the Russian revolution. The …

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How to feed the world? That is a question that capitalism has never been able to solve, with one-third of the world’s total population …

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Thousands of people took to the streets in cities across the country to protest on January 26 this year. Melbourne alone saw over 10,000 …

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International Women’s Day (IWD) falls on March 8 every year. The first IWD was organised in 1909 by the Socialist Party of America, in …

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The 2017 Midsumma Pride March was held in Melbourne during late January. The event had a huge turnout of over 45,000 spectators. The Socialist …

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Demonstrating the worldwide hatred of Donald Trump and his policies, millions of women occupied streets around the world in late January demanding an end …

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2016 set new global temperature records, showing that the Earth is continuing to warm as a result of the burning of fossil fuels for …

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2017 marks the 100-year anniversary of the Russian revolution. Throughout the year, The Socialist will publish material to commemorate and celebrate this truly historic …

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