Issue #2084

The Guardian • Issue #2084 • January 29, 2024

Rally for Palestine, Sydney, 21 January. Issue #2084

Stop Israel’s genocidal assault!

Millions of people around the world continue to mobilise with marches and rallies calling for a permanent ceasefire and an independent Palestinian state. Australia is...

Read more
Issue #2084

EDITORIAL

It’s the great Australian question. For a lot of Australians the answer is “Not too crash-hot.” Employment is down. Full-time employment is down and part-time...

Read more
CPA General Secretary, Andrew Irving, addressing the Organising Conference. Issue #2084

CPA Organising Conference – UNITY IN ACTION

On the weekend of 19-21 January, the CPA hosted an organising conference that brought together comrades from across the country in Sydney on Gadigal Country....

Read more
Mikhail Tzimis with Vinnie Molina at the Organising Conference. Issue #2084

International camaraderie

Mikhail Tzimis, from the Unified Communist Party of Georgia spoke at the CPA’s Organising Conference on 19 January. He touched on the history and struggle...

Read more
Cold tea for Brandy – A Tale of Protest, Painting and Politics book cover (cropped) Issue #2084

Vale Joan Marjorie Coxsedge

Joan Coxsedge was born in Ballarat, Victoria. She was a driving force in the Save Our Sons Movement which opposed conscription for the Vietnam War,...

Read more
CPA-organised picket outside Tanya Plibersek’s office in Redfern, Sydney, 18 January. Speak up Tanya for Gaza! Issue #2084

Israel protest outside of Tanya Plibersek’s office

Tanya Plibersek Environment Minister in the Albanese ALP government has her office close to the Communist Party office in Sydney. Plibersek’s electorate have been waiting...

Read more
Comrade Jim “Jimmy” Donovan adresses the Conference. Issue #2084

Comrade ‘Jimmy’ Donovan

Comrade Jim “Jimmy” Donovan is a lifelong member of the Communist Party of Australia where he is a member of the Maritime branch in Sydney...

Read more
Issue #2084

DINGO

The current attack on ABC radio presenter Antoinette Lattouf – for referencing the Palestinians – is being conducted by bullying lawyers for the Israel lobby....

Read more
Melissa Donnelly Team group photo. Issue #2084

Messy year for Public Service union

In December, Melissa Donnelly, National Secretary of the Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU), celebrated “strong support for the Melissa Donnelly Team across all positions”...

Read more
Issue #2084

GREEN NOTES

Thanks to concerted organising and campaigning by environmentalists, Traditional Owners, farmers, communities and individuals there were some wins in 2023. Progress is far too slow,...

Read more
Floods in Uganda. Issue #2084

Fossil fuel hijack at COP28

Climate change is here, now, with catastrophic weather events impacting every continent and ocean. Time is running out to save humanity, yet the climate change...

Read more
Issue #2084

The East is still Red

This is a book that appeals to all people in Australia to look at China with eyes that are open, fair, and modest. For too...

Read more
Palestinian boy collect belongings from Gaza ruins. Issue #2084

Sympathy with the Sorrows and Mourning of the Gazan People

Oh infant, Oh hungry Palestinian child , I have seen your thin body in pieces, your pacifier and your doll, your school bag and books...

Read more
Global briefs Issue #2084

GLOBAL BRIEFS

NAURU: Nauru switched diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China, leaving Taiwan with only 12 diplomatic allies that recognise it as a sovereign state. Nauru’s decision...

Read more
Quill and ink . Issue #2084

LETTER

Dear Comrade Editor, The genocidal assault against Gaza has taught us just how far the Israeli regime has shifted to the right, and how closely...

Read more
Taiwan in China's flag. Issue #2084

Taiwan elections: butter before guns

The level of excitement from the USA, Australia and the shrinking clutch of anti-China states about the Taiwanese election is perturbing but hardly surprising. The...

Read more
Half the Sky column logo Issue #2084

HALF THE SKY

As our society moves further into late-stage capitalism, we continue to see liberal ideologies adapt to serve the capitalist mode of production. This trend has...

Read more
UK post box. Issue #2084

UK: Postmasters ‘dying while waiting for justice’

Persecuted postmasters are dying while waiting for compensation, the leader of their fight for justice said. Campaigning postmaster Alan Bates told a committee of MPs...

Read more