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Food dumping: Obscene waste at a time of mass want

The COVID-19 crisis is exposing the inherent weaknesses in the capitalist system. The privatisation of the healthcare system means that hospitals are under-prepared to deal with this global pandemic. But what is also clear...

US: Trump inaction fuels disaster

The threat posed by COVID-19 was not a secret. The devastating spread of the virus in China, and the fact that it could be transmitted person-to-person was world news by the middle of January....

Big pharma: Pills for need not profit

Under capitalism, disease is an immensely profitable industry, and what huge pharmaceutical corporations excel at is extracting enormous amounts of wealth from our public health. Big pharma would have us believe that without their investments...

A socialist view of Tiger King

Murder-for-hire, polygamy, cultish behavior, meth-fueled gun accidents, big cats, obsessive rivalries, and country music—Tiger King delivers entertainment on many levels. With our system in deep crisis and decay, truth is stranger than any imaginable...

COVID-19: Global workers’ action to defend health & safety

Around the world, workers are being hit by the Coronavirus crisis. Mass layoffs and the start of a new global economic crisis threaten wide-ranging attacks on jobs, pay and conditions. Even more urgently, many...

Google workers get organised

In November 2019, over 2300 cafeteria workers employed at dozens of Google campuses in the Bay Area, California – including the tech giant’s main headquarters – voted to unionize. This is an important step forward...

Remove Trump for his real crimes

Donald Trump’s presidency is a threat to working-class people in the U.S. and around the world. His racist, misogynist administration has emboldened white supremacists and contributed to an increase in violent hate crimes. By...

China – Australia’s greatest threat?

Australian relations with China’s authoritarian regime have deteriorated in recent months. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton added to the tensions when he hypocritically criticised China for ‘undemocratic conduct against Australian values’. Despite China being Australia’s...

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