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  • Turkey: Massacre in Suruç

    Kurdish and Turkish people pay price for Erdogan’s support for ISIS Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI in Turkey) Today at least 30 activists from the Socialist Federation of Youth Associations (SGDF) were killed in an explosion carried out by an ISIS suicide bomber, in the Southeastern town of Suruç, near the Syrian […]

  • Aboriginal people rightly sceptical about Recognise campaign

    Aboriginal people rightly sceptical about Recognise campaign

    The government-backed campaign to acknowledge Aboriginal people in the Australian constitution is mired in controversy. Polls are showing a majority of Aboriginal people do not support the ‘Recognise’ campaign, and would vote against the proposed changes if a referendum were held. By Chris Dite, Socialist Party While ‘Recognise’ describes itself […]

  • The time for marriage equality is now!

    The time for marriage equality is now!

    In early June, opposition leader Bill Shorten introduced a marriage equality bill into the parliament. While it was always unlikely that the bill would pass given Labor’s lack of numbers, Bill Shorten played an opportunistic political game. By Simone Howard, Socialist Party Bolstered by the recent referendum in Ireland which […]

  • Chinese investors not main cause of housing stress

    Chinese investors not main cause of housing stress

    Last month, a racist campaign targeting Chinese nationals angered many Sydney residents. Leaflets were distributed in some suburbs describing the buying of properties by Chinese investors as an “invasion”. Residents were also encouraged to protest outside the Chinese consulate. By Tim Tran, Socialist Party The far right “Party for Freedom” […]

  • Abbott’s Islamophobia fuelling far-right revival

    Abbott’s Islamophobia fuelling far-right revival

    “Frankly, heads should roll over this,” said Prime Minister Tony Abbott in June. He was not talking about the claims of widespread child sexual abuse in refugee detention centers. He was not referencing the expose of his own Liberal Party taking money from the mafia. He was not speaking of […]