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  • France: Counter terrorist threat with workers-led mass unity

    France: Counter terrorist threat with workers-led mass unity

    The shocking, cold blooded slaughter of journalists and others in the Paris office of satirical journal Charlie Hebdo, and more killings in subsequent days, has been met with mass outrage. Early condemnation was voiced on the day of the massacre in a leaflet produced by our sister group in France, […]

  • World: Mid East, Ukraine wars… upturn in European class struggle

    World: Mid East, Ukraine wars… upturn in European class struggle

    CWI meeting discusses a volatile period in global and class relations The recent meeting of the International Executive Committee (IEC) of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) came at the end of a turbulent year in world relations with the wars in the Middle East and Ukraine, increased tensions […]

  • Europe: A new wave of workers’ struggle has begun

    Europe: A new wave of workers’ struggle has begun

    Once again workers are in revolt against “elderly and haggard” European capitalism – as the Pope accurately described it. Six years into ‘the Great Recession’ austerity and mass unemployment have become permanent continent wide. Across the EU there are over eighteen million looking for work and unable to find it. […]

  • Uni fee deregulation fight not over

    Uni fee deregulation fight not over

    Late on Tuesday December 2, the Abbott government’s plan to deregulate HECS-HELP fees was defeated 33 to 31 in the Senate. This blow to the government was built on the back of huge public outcry and protest. By W. van Leeuwen, Socialist Party But sticking with the Abbott government’s contempt […]

  • The Tunnel Picket: How we brought down the Victorian Liberal government

    The Tunnel Picket: How we brought down the Victorian Liberal government

    By Socialist Party reporters, Melbourne It’s not often that socialists find agreement with Liberal Prime Minister Tony Abbott. However, when he described the 2014 Victorian State election as a “referendum” on the East West Toll Road, there was some truth in his words for possibly the first time in his […]