Magazine of the Socialist Party, Australian section of the CWI

Theory & History

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With soaring energy prices and the threat of summer blackouts, coal mining monstrosity, Adani, offers nothing but fakery, falsehoods and false economy to Australians. …

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The Turnbull government’s recently announced energy policy, the National Energy Guarantee (NEG), has the vocal support of the big coal, gas and electricity industry. …

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The debate on abortion rights in Ireland has moved on dramatically over the last five years. Just look at the discussions taking place even …

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Today we live in a society which has made amazing technological leaps and bounds. Under the system of capitalism, we have seen innovations that …

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The Andrews Labor government in Victoria is hell bent on proceeding with the controversial West Gate Tunnel project despite serious community concerns and transport …

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Since 2004 a successful campaign has been waged to shift popular opinion towards LGBTIQ people. The results of this can be seen in the …

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Thousands of people gathered around the country this morning to watch the ABS chief statistician announce the results of the Australian marriage law postal …

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The world’s super-rich own vast sums of wealth and squirrel it away in whatever ways they can find. That’s nothing new. But the revelations …

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As we go to press this month the marriage equality plebiscite is drawing to a close. Australian Bureau of Statistics figures already show that …

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On Saturday, November 10th 1917, Australians opened their papers to news of the Russian Revolution. The Russian Provisional Government had fallen, and the democratic …

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The Turnbull government has promised a crackdown after statues of Lachlan Macquarie and Captain Cook in Sydney’s Hyde Park were spray-painted with the words …

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Angelina Jolie. Gwyneth Paltrow. Lupita Nyong’o. Ashley Judd. Did any women who worked under Harvey Weinstein not get attacked? Many of the millions or …

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Australian workers have a long history of using strike action to advance their working conditions. In retaliation, employers and governments have waged a battle …

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One hundred years after the Russian revolution shook the world, every socialist, anti-capitalist and militant will hugely profit from analysing those momentous events. A …

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After overcoming multiple legal challenges, the mining corporation Adani is now pushing ahead with preliminary works for its coal mine in Queensland. This has …

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I remember the first time I came out, it was to my closest friend. It was night time on a Saturday, and it was …

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“Income inequalities are greater than at any time in the last 70 years. Small elites have amassed vast fortunes and massive political power. While …

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The campaign for marriage equality is now well underway. Surveys were sent out last month and should be returned by the end of October. …

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