Issue #2078

The Guardian • Issue #2078 • November 13, 2023

Perth rally for Palestine. Issue #2078

STOP ISRAELI WAR CRIMES

There is absolutely no excuse for the Netanyahu government to act in the way it is, raining down artillery shells and bombs on a trapped...

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How we treat our children, what it says about us

The treatment of children has a huge emotional pull, with good reason. Children depend on adults for the basics of life. They are more fragile...

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Palestine rally – Comrades marching with healthcare workers in Melbourne. Issue #2078

No right to self defence

An invading force has no right to self-defence. However, since 7 October we have heard, repeatedly, that Israel has ‘the right to defend itself.’ How...

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DINGO

“Violence against women is a national crisis,” says Kate Fitz-Gibbon from Monash University’s Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre. “These deaths represent the tip of...

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Hammer and sickle held up high. Issue #2078

November 7 – Why we celebrate

On or around 7 November Communists in Australia and around the world commemorate the October Revolution, also known as the Russian Revolution. The October Revolution...

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GREEN NOTES

Who’s the pariah? How often do you hear the Western leaders, including Australia’s, point the finger at the People’s Republic of China as the world’s...

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Save Medicare from privatisation. Issue #2078

Another step towards Medicare privatisation

The public health system is in crisis. Bulk billing GPs are hard to find and non-existent in some regional and rural areas. In fact, some...

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Newcastle rally for Palestine. Issue #2078

Rally for Palestine in Newcastle, NSW

On Saturday 4 November 2023, CPA members in Newcastle NSW joined the major cities around Australia and the world in taking to the streets to...

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Colonial Africa – 1913. Issue #2078

Colonial powers give “regrets” – not apologies

Recently the imperialist nations of Britain, Spain, and Germany, have expressed “regrets” for the atrocities they committed, but failed to acknowledge that the true horror...

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Global briefs Issue #2078

GLOBAL BRIEFS

New York: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) overwhelmingly approved a resolution to end the US economic blockade of Cuba imposed in 1962. This year...

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Quill and ink . Issue #2078

LETTER

Dear Editor, Thank you for printing an obituary to my grandfather Savvas Lioupas in your recent issue. My pappou was a special, wise and determined...

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WORTH READING

Imperialism: the Highest Stage of Capitalism by Vladimir Lenin This classic remains the best framework to understand capitalism’s international political economy. It outlines the characteristics...

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Extracting the cacao beans after harvest. Issue #2078

Colombia’s “War on Drugs”

The Colombian government’s “War on Drugs” has been encouraged by the US government since the 1980s. In February 2023 the government of President Gustavo Petro...

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HALF THE SKY

Like funerals postponed “The humanitarian situation in Gaza was dire before these hostilities and has now severely worsened. This exacts unjustifiable and specific costs on...

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Rushing towards tipping points

A tipping point is a moment when things change so much there’s no going back. Climate tipping points are the critical thresholds at which a...

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