Issue #2045

The Guardian • Issue #2045 • March 20, 2023

Issue #2045

NO AUKUS

Under the appalling AUKUS plan announced by US President Biden on Tuesday (Australian time), Australia will begin hosting US nuclear-powered and armed submarines from this...

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Historic oceans agreement

On March 4, 2023, after two weeks of negotiations and a final 36-hour sitting 193 nations reached agreement on a treaty to protect the biodiversity...

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“Yes” to the Voice

Recently, CPA General Secretary, Andrew Irving, spoke with members of the NSW Hunter branch. The topic: the CPA’s support for a “yes” vote in the...

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Party members in anti-Fascist action

Late last year it was revealed that a Nazi white supremacist organisation known as the National Socialist Network had held a get-together at Legacy Boxing...

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Attack on aged care workers’ pay

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF ) (Victorian Branch) has lodged bargaining disputes in the Fair Work Commission (FWC) against eight private aged care...

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DINGO

The NSW Council of Social Service (NCOSS) welcomed the recent announcement by an increasingly desperate NSW Coalition government in election mode, after it committed to...

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Beating the war drums

Marx noted that in military state capitalism, building and operating the armed forces and the arms manufacturers is the primary activity of government. Last week...

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Outrageous assault on peace and vulnerable Australians

The naval nuclear reactors for Australia, announced today, represent one of the lowest points in Australian democracy in living memory. Unimaginable expenditure – up to...

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PEACE NOTES

The current debate over who can decide if Australia goes to war is more urgent and important than ever, now that the rhetoric around war...

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International Unemployment Day

6th March marks International Unemployment Day. Unemployed workers have for centuries borne the scars of class war. Since the rise of capitalism in the 16th...

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France: Biggest show of force yet

France came to a standstill on Tuesday 8th March when protesters marched nationwide during the latest round of strikes against a planned rise in the...

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GLOBAL BRIEFS

IRAN, SAUDI ARABIA: The two countries reached an agreement that includes the resumption of diplomatic relations and re-opening of diplomatic missions within two months. They...

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President Biden’s new discriminatory immigration policy

On 2nd February 2023, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that of the 998 children detained at the US-Mexico, border under the President...

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Immigration: UK Copies Australia

That’s right, you read the headline correctly. Normally it’s the other way round.  Australians copy the UK, at least when we’re not copying the US....

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The Swap

Some young people are being educated in silos. They never meet people who are different. Wouldn’t it be great if a few of them could...

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WEASEL WORDS

(special AUKUS edition) Uncomfortable reading / əˈnkmfərtəbəl ˈrdɪŋ/ A lot of weasel words are an attempt to pre-emptively shield something awful from criticism. If something is...

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Peace is possible

The CPA Brisbane Branch together with Australian Solidarity with Latin America (ASLA) held a successful collaborative event on Saturday 11th March to celebrate and commemorate...

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Sydney marches for International Working Women’s Day

Participants at this year’s rally came from all over to gather on the steps of Sydney’s Town Hall despite train network chaos. Women and their...

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