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Issue #2026

Fund peace not war

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Issue #2032

22nd International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties

“Solidarity with Cuba and all the struggling peoples. United, we are stronger in the anti-imperialist struggle, together with social and popular movements, in the face...

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Issue #2001

Unite under the Olympic spirit

Following more than six years of preparation and nearly thirty days of exciting competition, the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, which have successfully presented...

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Issue #2005

Does the peace movement still need to oppose NATO?

NATO, the international arm of the Pentagon, is in the news these days because of its role in the war in Ukraine. For now, millions...

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Issue #2024

War preparations are sparking the growth of an Australian peace movement

The indicators that preparations are being made for war are coming thick and fast. Previous governments have committed close to one-quarter of a billion dollars...

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Issue #2030

“No More Tax Cuts For The Rich”

Dear Editor, Your editorial “No More Tax Cuts For The Rich” (Guardian – 17th October) is very apt, and unfortunately very well positioned, placed as...

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Issue #2032

Plan of Action of the 22nd International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties

The 22nd International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties (IMCWP) held on October 27-29, 2022 in Havana, Cuba defined the following main guidelines and actions...

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Issue #2005

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...

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Joon outside the Victoria Market, Melbourne Issue #2066

“Keep Fighting AUKUS”

Joon Shik Shin’s business card gives his profession as “peace activist.” He has been a long-time worker for unions and the peace movement in both...

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Issue #2035

Contributions to IMCWP 2022

Editor’s note: The following are contributions from the Iraqi Communist Party and the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia (Czech Republic) to the International Meeting...

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Ruth Russell speaking at the launch. Issue #2073

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom history book launch

South Australia: “AUKUS – Nonsensical and may not even come to fruition!” This authoritative observation, made at the recent WILPF history book launch, was greeted...

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Issue #2013

World beyond war – global peace wave

Over the weekend 25-26 June, people all over the world joined up to protest the continual wars around the globe. Naturally, because of the time...

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Chinese temple Issue #2015

China’s principled position on the war in Ukraine

Respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all states has been the express foundation of China’s response to the war in Ukraine. On that...

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Issue #2031

CPA: submission to the Defence Strategic Review

The Communist Party of Australia (CPA) is a democratic, transparent and accountable organisation. We are member led and governed by a Central Committee elected every...

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Global briefs Issue #2043

GERMANY: Anti-war demonstrations were held in many countries last weekend, a year after the special operation in the Ukraine started. The largest by far was...

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Issue #2048

China’s peaceful development is a great boon to the world

Last month, China’s annual Two Sessions, the National People’s Congress (NPC, China’s top legislature) and the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference...

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People performs Tai Chi at the People’s Square of Urumqi, Tianshan District. Issue #2092

China’s defence budget and the lies of imperialism

China will increase its defence spending by 7.2 per cent in the coming year. Predictably, ‘warnings’ came from the West. The cry is that the...

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Global briefs Issue #2045

GLOBAL BRIEFS

IRAN, SAUDI ARABIA: The two countries reached an agreement that includes the resumption of diplomatic relations and re-opening of diplomatic missions within two months. They...

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Quill and ink . Issue #2066

LETTERS

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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Global briefs Issue #2099

GLOBAL BRIEFS

UK: Communist Party general secretary Robert Griffiths has welcomed the results of local elections which “landed a red card to the Tories and a warning...

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Issue #1991

Year in review

2021 has been a year that has intensified the elements of the class struggle we have been experiencing since the pandemic arrived in Australia in 2020.

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Quill and ink . Issue #2071

LETTERS

Supporting Democracy – sometimes Dear Comrade Editor, I notice in your article about the Guatemala election (‘Victory in Guatemala’), the following sentence: ‘US Secretary of...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2041

PEACE NOTES

Just 80 years after the end of World War II, German tanks are again threatening Russia. At an event commemorating the 80th anniversary of the...

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Chinese Consul General HE Long Dingbin delivering his speech for the Chinese New Year. Issue #2086

Building a community with a shared future for mankind

The year 2023 has just passed, while the globe is gradually emerging from the haze of COVID-19 pandemic, the world is neither peaceful nor tranquil...

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. Issue #2094

AUKUS expansion is a gift to three sets of war-mongers

“The defense ministers of the US, UK, and Australia will reportedly begin to talk about broadening the AUKUS military alliance, with Japan emerging as the...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2049

There is a slogan “Peace is Union Business” which remains significant today. Workers in their trade unions have a unique capacity to work for peace,...

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IWD Perth. Issue #2092

International Women’s Day 2024

IWD walk for peace – Perth This year on 8 March around 300 women in Perth walked through Perth CBD for the first IWD Peace...

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Issue #2025

“To give peace a chance, we need to give peace a budget”

On 21st September, the United Nations Day of Peace, the Communist Party of Australia calls for the Albanese Government to step back from war preparations...

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Issue #2031

If military spending could provide peace, wouldn’t we have achieved that already?

The Labor Government plans to spend $48.7 billion on the military this financial year, in line with the policies of Morrison and Dutton. There is...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2039

PEACE NOTES

Hannah Middleton We face two crises which could ultimately destroy humanity and our planet – nuclear and climate Armageddon. A report – Climate Collateral –...

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Issue #2041

Housing Justice Rally

About 300 activists gathered in Sydney Town Hall on 11 February determined to make housing justice a major issue in the upcoming State election. The...

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Issue #2025

United Nations day of peace

Today, 21st September, the United Nations Day of Peace, the Communist Party of Australia calls for the Albanese Government to save billions of tax payers’...

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Don't celebrate invasion. Issue #2083

Time to act, welcome to 2024!

2024 is here and we welcome all Party members and Guardian readers to a new year of struggle. It is time to act! It is...

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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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Issue #2097

ACTU statement on Gaza

The Australian Union movement is a movement of peace and respect for all races and nationalities. We oppose war, racism, and oppression. We act in...

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Issue #2009

Feet on the ground

After nine years of corrupt, anti-people, climate deniers in office, the newly elected Albanese Labor government faces many challenges. Expectations of real change are high,...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2091

PEACE NOTES

There is so much going on, militarily and commercially, in space that it is impossible to cover it all. Here are a few snippets. Bruce...

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Issue #2044

We must win the battle of ideas

Working people around the capitalist world have been hit hard from the employer class. Capitalists will always look at how to improve profit margins from...

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Issue #2006

VOTE THEM OUT

The Coalition Morrison government has got to go. On Saturday 21st May vote them out! The Communist Party of Australia rejects the undemocratic electoral system...

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Issue #2040

Anti-anti-Semitism, or attacking dissent?

In the last week of January this year, the University of Melbourne adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism. It is the...

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Issue #2096

Anti-AUKUS Forum, Port Adelaide

A coalition of Anti-AUKUS, peace and community activists organised a public forum on the dangers of the planned involvement of Port Adelaide in the nuclear...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2093

PEACE NOTES

Hannah Middleton The US-Australia Force Posture Agreement (FPA), signed in 2014, provides the legal basis for the comprehensive US militarisation of Australia, especially the north,...

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Issue #1979

NO to Nuclear Submarine Madness!

We condemn unreservedly the new tripartite agreement, AUKUS, between Australia, the UK, and the US and the announcement that Australia will have nuclear powered submarines.

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Issue #2037

Welcome to a year of struggles for working people!

This first issue of the Guardian for 2023 gives me the chance to talk about the Party’s priorities for 2023: the struggle for peace, the...

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Issue #2067

ALP Conference and the path to war

“If you’re pro-human rights, you need to be pro-AUKUS. If you’re pro-peace, you need to be pro-AUKUS. If you’re pro-advanced manufacturing, you need to be...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2055

PEACE NOTES

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...

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Issue #2044

Peace and Australia Post

Have you heard of the Peace Budget? If you’ve been reading News Corp or Fairfax publications this year, you won’t have seen any trace of...

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CPA banner in Mat Day March, Sydney. Issue #2096

MAY DAY 2024

CHANGE Congratulations to all workers taking action this May Day, the international day of working class struggle and solidarity. Actions of workers on the streets,...

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Issue #2067

Stop AUKUS!

Labor’s war hawks succeeded in cementing AUKUS and the nuclear submarines and missiles that go with it in the party’s platform at its national conference...

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