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Issue #2037

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...

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Stalin: History and Critique of a Black Legend – BOOK COVER Issue #2061

Stalin: History and Critique of a Black Legend

Historian Isaac Deutscher described Stalin as a “huge, grim, whimsical, morbid, human monster,” reflecting a widespread, if simplistic view. However, this view becomes perplexing when...

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Guyana-Venezuela map. Issue #2083

Unsettled Borders: Guyana-Venezuela and the Esequibo Oil-Rich Territory

Nearly two-thirds of Guyana lies in Esequibo, covering an area of 159,500-square-kilometre of jungle and farms. President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela views the disputed Esequibo...

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'Endless Holocausts: US Imperialism as the Highest Stage of Capitalism' book cover. Issue #2073

‘Endless Holocausts: US Imperialism as the Highest Stage of Capitalism’ by David M Smith

Endless Holocausts: Mass Death in the History of the United States Empire by David M Smith is an encyclopaedic overview of the atrocities and the...

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Issue #2068

Angela Y. Davis – ‘Are Prisons Obsolete?’ revisited

In 1969 Dr Angela Y. Davis was fired from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for being a member of the Communist Party USA...

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The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine: A Book Cover – Issue #2091


Gaza Writes Back, Refaat Alareer (editor/contributor) This is a beautifully edited collection of Gazan short stories written by young people. The text is necessarily politically...

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Modern Political Economy – A New Coursebook Issue #2096

Modern Political Economy – A New Coursebook

Those who have struggled through Marx’s Capital will find this a must read and study. As a coursebook it is written in accessible language and...

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Quill and ink . Issue #2066


Unlucky Australians Dear Comrade Editor I sent through this review for your new POTTED REVIEWS section via telegram, but it looks like the CPA has...

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Issue #2071

Time to Listen: An Indigenous Voice to Parliament

A new book explores the need for the Voice, and the background of the ‘great Australian silence.’ Monash University researchers, Professor Melissa Castan and Professor...

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'1000 Days of Revolution,' book cover. Issue #2073

‘1000 Days of Revolution’

Following the violent coup d’état in Chile on 11th September 1973, members of the Communist Party of Chile (CPC) escaped and later wrote on the...

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‘The Fate of Food’ by Amanda Little book cover. Issue #2073

‘The Fate of Food’ by Amanda Little

Is new technology the solution to feeding the world? In The Fate of Food: What We’ll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World Amanda Little...

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Front cover of Issue #2079

Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Australian Birds

Since the 1940s Australia has seen some dramatic climatic changes, such as changes in temperature, rainfall, CO₂ concentration and Ocean dynamics, with extreme events –...

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The Echidna Strategy: Australia’s Search for Power and Peace. Issue #2079

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...

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Issue #2072

Fighting with America

In September 1951, during the Korean War, Australia and New Zealand, signed the ANZUS treaty. In Fighting with America James Curran, Professor of History at...

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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...

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Issue #2081

Neither Confirm nor Deny – How the Glomar Mission Shielded the CIA from Transparency

In the 1970s scientific journals such as Scientific American had numerous articles on the mineral bonanza being recovered from the deep ocean floors. In 1975...

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