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NZ: The rise and fall of the Alliance

August 17, 2003 at 11:38 pm

The New Zealand general elections in July 2002 saw many unprecedented changes in voting patterns. The Labour Party was, with a small rise in support, able to remain in power by forming a new coalition government. Their partners this time include the populist right wing United Future Party (UFP). By […]

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Report of July 2003 CWI Euro School

August 12, 2003 at 6:33 pm

Australian City branch member Harriet Stewart represented SP at this meeting. Read a report from the British SP newspaper, The Socialist. MORE THAN 300 people from all over Europe, the USA, Middle East and Asia met at the CWI European Summer School.

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Planning Green Growth

August 12, 2003 at 1:35 am

Planning green growth: A socialist contribution to the debate on environmental sustainability by Pete Dickenson. This important and timely new pamphlet (published on the eve of the ‘Earth Summit’ in Johannesburg), analyses the causes and scope of environmental destruction across the globe and asks what is the way forward. ‘Planning […]

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The history & ideas of the CWI explained

August 8, 2003 at 11:18 pm

A brief explanation of the ideas, history and principles of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI), the international alliance of socialist organisations that SP is affiliated to. Despite the world’s rulers boasting about ‘progress’ the planet is not in good shape. Everywhere the same processes are being repeated, namely […]

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What we are fighting for

July 31, 2003 at 11:34 pm

Read the basic programme of the Socialist Party. For a more detailed explanation read our pamphlet ‘What We Stand For’

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A brief history of the Socialist Party in Australia

July 31, 2003 at 10:57 pm

The Socialist Party (SP) is the Australian section of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI). The Australian section began when comrades recruited to the CWI whilst living in Britain returned to Australia in the early 1980’s. We began organising mainly within the trade union movement and the Young Labor […]

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