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Issue #2038

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

For readers who are in a hurry to get to the more communist stuff in this communist paper, I’ll be brief. Glass Onion is an...

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Rally for Palestine in Boorloo/Perth on Sunday 26 November 2023. Issue #2081

Gaza, trauma and you

A lot of people are involved in support for Palestinian people on the West Bank and Gaza in Australia, with ongoing attendance at rallies, lobbying...

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Issue #1992

Don’t Look Up

Don’t Look Up is the latest of dark political comedies by Anchorman director/writer Adam McKay.

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Issue #2062

I’m a Virgo

If you’re in the market for an absurdist African-American superhero story with lashings of Marxist-Leninist theory, I have just the thing for you, provided you’re...

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Issue #2045

The Swap

Some young people are being educated in silos. They never meet people who are different. Wouldn’t it be great if a few of them could...

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Issue #1981

Derry Girls

Derry Girls is genuinely amusing and exciting – well worth a look regardless of the viewer’s ideological bias or how much that viewer is interested in Irish politics.

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Issue #1985

Squid Game

I’ll try not to spoil Squid Game too much, in case there’s anyone out there who has somehow managed to remain un-spoilered.

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Issue #2041

Cunking the class system

The UK dangerous for Australians for a few reasons. One reason is that the country that is still legally our colonial overlord is about to...

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Issue #2045

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....

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Issue #2003

The importance and history of May Day

May Day was chosen as the day for International Workers’ Day in 1889 by the Marxist International  Socialist Congress, in Paris. 1889 is a long...

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Issue #2039

The right to protest should be law

Human rights and freedom are very popular terms at the moment, and it’s not hard to guess who is accused of violating them in Australian...

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Justice for TJ Issue #2083

Justice for TJ

This year is the 20th anniversary of the death of TJ Hickey, who died during a police pursuit in Redfern, Sydney in 2004. On Saturday...

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Killers of the Flower Moon Issue #2076

Killers of the Flower Moon

Who’s up for some three hours plus of cinematic awesomeness? Lots of people, that’s who, even the ones who think that Killers of the Flower...

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Issue #2045

Beating the war drums

Marx noted that in military state capitalism, building and operating the armed forces and the arms manufacturers is the primary activity of government. Last week...

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Lenin Issue #2083


One hundred years ago, on 21 January 1924, Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, known to the world as Lenin, passed away. To paraphrase Engels’ words on Marx,...

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Issue #2045

Party members in anti-Fascist action

Late last year it was revealed that a Nazi white supremacist organisation known as the National Socialist Network had held a get-together at Legacy Boxing...

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Savvas Lioupas Issue #2075

Obituary: Savvas Lioupas

Community and political activist, union delegate and shop steward, Victorian Party President, ACTU delegate, passionate about family and sport, always a warm, wise, and generous...

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Australian outback power lines. Issue #2055

The market fails again

If you have a birthday coming up in July this year, there’s one present you’ll be getting whether you asked for it or not –...

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