Issue #1953

The Guardian • Issue #1953 • March 15, 2021

Issue #1953

The Aged Scare industry: how privatisation leads to suffering and death

Horrifying stories of neglect, abuse and poor treatment of elderly people in Aged Care facilities and homes across Australia have been exposed

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Editorial Issue #1953

Union demerger a loss to the union movement

Earlier this month, delegates from the mining and energy division of the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU) convened and voted to break away from the super-union.

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End fascism in the Philippines! Stop Australian military aid to the Philippines!

As execution of human rights activists heightens in the Philippines, the Australian Action for Peace and Development in the Philippines calls for the Australian Government to stop using tax payer’s money in supporting the Philippine military.

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Socialist and capitalist response to COVID-19 and vaccinations

Now more than ever is probably a good time to look at the difference in responses between socialist and capitalist countries

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Perth International Women’s Day 2021

IWD 2021 was celebrated in Perth at Perth Trades Hall on Monday, the 8th of March.

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International Working Women’s Day successfully commemorated by communists in Sydney

At 1:00 PM on Sunday the 7th of March over fifty members and supporters of the Communist Party of Australia gathered at the Greek Orthodox Community Club in Lakemba to commemorate International Working Women’s Day (IWWD).

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Impasse reached over Christian Porter rape allegations

Amid a media storm, Prime Minister Scott Morrison and front bench politicians have voiced their support for the Attorney-General.

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TWU warns against replacing JobKeeper with loans to businesses, urges equity stake to save jobs

The Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) has warned against the Federal Government replacing JobKeeper for aviation workers with interest-free loans to businesses, saying the move will result in a skills-drain from the industry.

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Uni calls on Metro to stop union-busting in Pakistan

UNI Commerce is calling for a global solidarity campaign against union-busting at Metro AG stores in Pakistan following the unfair dismissal of Tahir Mehmood, General Secretary of Metro Habib Employees Union.

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Peter Dutton continues to abuse the rights of refugees to healthcare

The Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton has once again shown his utter disregard for the health and wellbeing of refugees and asylum seekers.

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Mismatch: Biden bombs Syria while pushing progressive economic bill at home

An old dichotomy that’s haunted many Democratic administrations – pushing ostensibly progressive economic and social policies at home in the US while pursuing imperialist aims abroad – has returned.

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Beyond digital capitalism: new ways of living

Only a socialist publication could, in the midst of COVID-19, expose “for all to see the severe consequences of longstanding neoliberal state practices” and take on the challenge of capturing the significance of the pandemic and what it spoke to in terms of imagining, struggling for, and planning for, new ways of living.

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China, Russia continue to cooperate on fighting colour revolutions, safeguarding political security: Wang Yi

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday China and Russia will continue to cooperate in fighting the colour revolutions and disinformation, and safeguarding political security together in 2021 ...

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