Issue #2046

The Guardian • Issue #2046 • March 27, 2023

Issue #2046

Cancel AUKUS! – NO TO WAR!

The Labor government’s decision to sign up to AUKUS is potentially the most costly and dangerous decision of any government since federation. It is not...

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The ALP’s dying legacy

For the past 25 years self-styled liberal democratic governments in the developed Western nations have been entangled in growing turmoil. Back room deals and back-stabbing;...

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IWD Perth photo roundup

Photo: CPA

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Illawarra renewable energy zone to deliver long-term work

Maritime workers living and working in the Illawarra are excited by the opportunities and long-term industry development that will come from the declaration by the...

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Australian-DPRK Friendship and Cultural Society 2023 AGM

On the 24th February 2023, the Australian-DPRK Friendship and Cultural Society Brisbane Branch met for their Annual General Meeting. Members from across Queensland, the Gold...

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Queensland police to compile information on socialists, Marxists

The Queensland Police Service (QPS) is enlarging and strengthening reporting on individuals with “extremist” views and beliefs as a result of the December 2022 killings...

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Budget must tackle housing crisis

Housing campaign Everybody’s Home says renters on the lowest incomes will still struggle to make ends meet with the federal government’s meagre rise in Centrelink...

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The fight against public service austerity

No matter how much employers want workers to understand otherwise, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a boom period for capital. Finance capital, represented most obviously...

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DINGO

The construction union, the CFMEU, has urged the Albanese government to ramp up its ambition on the Housing Australia Future Fund, which needs more investment...

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Saving the Cuban Revolution

DISASTER When the Soviet Union and socialist bloc of Eastern Europe collapsed in 1990-91 the results were catastrophic for Cuba. Overnight GDP fell by 35...

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GREEN NOTES

Anna Pha Humanity faces two major existential threats: climate change and nuclear war. The doomsday clock is ticking on both these threats. Ironically, the US...

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A return to Cuba

Since January 1983, dedicated groups of Australian and New Zealand friends of Cuba have made their way to the Caribbean to show their support for...

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GLOBAL BRIEFS

HONDURAS: The President of Honduras has announced that the country will seek to establish diplomatic relations with mainland China instead of Taiwan. The Foreign Minister...

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Minnow Australia in the Anglosphere

Why does Australia want nuclear submarines at all? The 2016 Defence White Paper tell us that “the key capabilities of the future submarine will include:...

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Queensland police under fire

The Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, has begun to restructure the Queensland Police Service (QPS) in an attempt to eradicate the “significant problem” of sexism, racism,...

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Call to end Cuban embargo: 63 years of suffering

On 10th February 2023, local councillors in Washington DC put up resolution PR25-0113 calling for the Biden administration to remove Cuba from the State Sponsors...

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IWD SA

In her welcome at Fidel’s, a venue belonging to the Workers’ Club, Sally Mitchell, president of the Port Adelaide Workers’ Club and the Port Adelaide...

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Overproduction – Crazy capitalism

In 1867, Karl Marx wrote of capitalism’s inherent tendency towards overproduction and underconsumption (not enough goods reaching those that need them). No more vulgar example...

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