The real threat of the United States’ 800 foreign bases
Under the heading “Australia Faces Massive Existential Threat from China,” Christopher Joye writes that: “The spectre of Chinese nuclear submarines, destroyers, fighters and bombers based...
Listening to the Solomon Islands: friends to all and enemies to none
The Solomon Islands (SI), with a population of 700,000, has a growing relationship with China. This is a fact and an inevitable trend. In all...
Statement on Wikileaks founder Julian Assange
We strongly condemn the ongoing extradition proceedings relating to Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder under the Espionage Act and Computer Fraud Abuse Act. Assange has...
Afghanistan: what’s next?
Little was said about the horrendous consequences of the US-led invasion of Afghanistan and the tens of thousands of Afghan lives that were lost, and the wreckage and chaos that was left behind following the hasty withdrawal by US and allied troops.
Sub-Imperial Power: Australia in the International Arena
Fernandes explains Australia’s transference of subservience from the United Kingdom to the United States of America since World War II. His lucid explanation reveals that...
The Communist Party of Australia and the Communist Party of China – a perspective
As the Communist Party of China (CPC) prepares for its significant twentieth congress in 2022, we may ask how the Communist Party of Australia (CPA)...
Mass shootings in the USA and Australia
On 24th May 2022 an eighteen-year-old gunman, equipped with an AR-15 style semiautomatic rifle, murdered nineteen students and two teachers at a primary school in...
Chile after the coup
It has been nearly fifty years since the infamous coup in Chile on 11th September 1973. The world became aware of the heinous birth of...
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....
African slaves in colonial Australia
The Melbourne Gaol is famous for being the place where the bushranger, Ned Kelly, was hanged in 1880. In the early 1970s I saw a...
West Papuans escalate their fight for justice
In 1962 the “New York Agreement” signed at the United Nations led to the notorious Act of Free Choice that took place in West Papua...
ACTU pushes for radical reforms ahead of jobs summit
The federal government is holding a Jobs and Skills Summit in early September this year to address the “shared economic challenges” faced by Australians. The...
CPA, CPB & CPUSA Trilateral Statement on AUKUS
The Communist Party of Australia, the Communist Party of Britain and the Communist Party of the USA met on 1st October to discuss the implications...
Last week, “Dingo” reported on Solomon Islands PM Manasseh Sogavare’s address to the UN General Assembly, a voice of the Pacific Islands People in the...
The Echidna Strategy: Australiaís Search for Power and Peace
Sam Roggeveen is Director of the conservative Lowy Institute’s International Security Program, and used to work for the Office of National Assessments, Australia’s peak intelligence...
Australia’s own goal
US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and Australia’s PM Scott Morrison lined up like three stooges in a stage-managed virtual presentation to announce the formation of yet another military alliance
Australia keen to be major defence exporter as sales to Africa revealed
Australia is commonly referred to as “America’s deputy sheriff” because of the support role it plays for US imperialism.
Australia-Canada – 30 years behind?
At a time when Australia is intensely debating constitutional recognition of Indigenous people, it is interesting to look at Canada. They wrote recognition of Aboriginal...
Australia “opposes” US statement on UN report into human rights abuses in Israel and Palestine
Australia has refused to sign a statement, alongside over twenty other countries, released by the US regarding an inquiry into human rights violations in Palestine...
Australia: A History of Supporting Israel
On 28 October, 120 member states of the UN General Assembly voted Yes to the resolution for an immediate truce to provide aid to the...
The LGBTQ+ struggle in Australia
The month of June is known as Pride Month around the globe. Originating out of the US to commemorate the Stonewall riots – a series...
Workers win historic wage increase in Annual Wage Review
The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has struck a strong middle ground with a 5.2 per cent wage hike announced on 15th June. The minimum wage...
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...
Subs, subservience and stupidity
It’s been less than a month since the US tore out of poverty-stricken Afghanistan after losing a twenty-year dirty war, with Australia dragging behind, and already they have announced a new absurd military scheme, AUKUS
CPA History Website
The party has a website dedicated to its 100-year history. It is called www.100redyears.org. During the Party’s centenary an exhibition was planned. However, the COVID...
NO TO NATO
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese attended the summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) in Vilnius, Lithuania on 11 - 12 July. Albanese was present as part...
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...
Hannah Middleton Papua New Guinea is being pressurised by the US and Australia to join their plans for war on China. PNG’s location north of...
A place under the table
It’s always a stressful experience meeting the boss, so perhaps we should sympathise with Anthony Albanese who has just been to Washington to catch up...