Lumumba – The murder of an African hero
17th January marked 62 years since the brutal assassination of Patrice Lumumba, the leader of the Congolese independence struggle and one of the most impassioned...
Issue #2059 03-07-2023
Why they’re bastards
“Robbing a bank’s no crime compared to owning one.” Bertold Brecht Private banks exist to make fat profits. Social conscience does not generate profits. If...
No weapons in space
As the US war preparations escalate, its plans for domination here on earth also extend to the weaponising of space. At the UN Conference on...
ASIO powers revisited
In 2002 legislation introduced by the Howard Coalition government represented the most dangerous offensive against civil liberties and democratic rights yet seen in Australia. The...
Colonialism’s dead hand
In 2000 the same issues of land ownership and forms of government were behind the conflict of the two opposing “freedom” fighter groups which erupted...
Fight for gig workers’ rights
What would you think about someone who is continually attempting to rob you and your family of the right to a decent living? Someone who...
Banks laughing all the way
When the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) handed down yet another interest rate rise last week, it was crippling for ordinary working people, small business,...
Intergenerational Report – The march of history
A spectre is haunting Europe – the spectre of Communism. All the powers of old Europe have entered into a holy alliance to exorcise this...
The coming storm
In an important win for union members, the High Court of Australia last week ruled that Qantas’ sacking of 1700 ground and baggage workers was...