Issue #2052

The Guardian • Issue #2052 • May 15, 2023

Issue #2052

Not a People’s Budget

Budgets involve a redistribution of wealth reflecting government priorities and serving class interests. The 2023-24 federal budget has clear priorities. The big winners are the...

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In their words: “No fracking”

Amid opposition from Indigenous owners and in the face of a growing environmental crisis, the NT government has given the go-ahead for fracking in the...

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May Day 2023

On 1st May Communist Party of Australia comrades gathered at the 888 Hour monument in Melbourne to mark May Day. From a speech by comrade...

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May Day gathers strength

May Day celebrations and protests across Australia have concluded, held across every state and territory as well as many regional centres. May Day is a...

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Australia-USA exercise Talisman Sabre: Preparing for war in Taiwan

According to the Australian Minister for Defence, Richard Marles, Exercise Talisman Sabre is the largest war game ever held between the Australian Defence Force (ADF)...

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ATSILS alert

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (ATSILS) around Australia are calling on the federal government to deliver a $250 million emergency support package to...

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The unmasking took place at an urgent meeting during the “coronation” weekend in Adelaide where two inspirational speakers provided insightful explanations on “AUKUS: Why we are opposed!” Issue #2052

AUKUS unmasked

With an ultimate price tag of over half a trillion dollars, AUKUS represents a huge attack on the Australian way of life, on the environment...

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Thomas Mayo speaks on the Voice

Maritime workers around Australia are hearing from the Union’s National Indigenous Officer, Thomas Mayo, at meetings around the country, about the union’s long-term support for...

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DINGO

Courtesy of the Morning Star comes news that imprisoned journalist Julian Assange has written to Charles Windsor inviting him to visit him in His Majesty’s...

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New Net Zero Authority “a game-changer” for workers

The Communist Party of Australia has long supported a just transition to a sustainable future. The CPA political resolution, adopted at the 14th Congress in...

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Indigenous People ask Charles Windsor to apologise for colonisation

They ask the British monarch “to acknowledge the horrific impact and legacy of the genocide and colonisation of Indigenous and enslaved peoples.” Indigenous organisations and...

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GREEN NOTES

Anna Pha If you think the transition to renewables and following what the climate science dictates means phasing out fossil fuels, that’s not what the...

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Global briefs Issue #2052

CUBA: More than 10 million people became literate thanks to the Cuban program “Yes, I can.” The program was Fidel Castro’s initiative that helped to...

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Hypocrisy and opportunism

I work at the University of Melbourne in a teaching role. I saw your article on TikTok (“US: Tik Tok, Tik Tok – Countdown to...

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HALF THE SKY

This is an interview with a Chinese woman and comrade on the struggle and achievement in the process of women’s liberation in China. What are...

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Comrades from the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane branch marched together, and supporting Vote Yes at the Brisbane May Day rally. Issue #2052

May Day – Millions march around the world

People squeezed by inflation and demanding economic justice took to streets across Asia, Europe, and the Americas to mark May Day, in an outpouring of...

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