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Issue #1925      July 27, 2020

This week ...

Hello Comrades! This week is a great one for Australian Communist History and Thought.

A crucial aspect of fascism is its nationalism which takes on the form of rabid racism. The White Australia Policy was a manifestation of such a tendency in Australian politics and we have pulled out an article from 1945 denouncing its insidious nature.

Recently, the Palace letters, the correspondence between the Buckingham Palace and then Governor General John Kerr, were released. Thus, we’ve decided to release (or should I say re-release) a letter of our own. Published for the first time in nearly a decade we present former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam’s letter to General Secretary of the Socialist Party of Australia Peter Symon.

Next article – Origins of White Australia

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