I want to join the Communist Party of Australia because I’m tired of seeing the world and the working class exploited and poisoned
Wages do not cause inflation
Inflation has now risen to 6.1 per cent nationally and workers are feeling the pinch. At the same time corporations and big capital are making...
“Supporting Private Profit Growth”
Just days before Parliament rose for the summer break, the Coalition government tabled legislation with the aim of accelerating its anti-worker, anti-union agenda on behalf of employers.
The problems of privatisation and why publicly-owned services matter
The ACTU does a good job of explaining issues to the converted. However, they should use some excellent scientific studies to inform the public of...
Direct assault on wages and conditions
While the Coalition’s industrial relations omnibus bill looks very different to the Howard government’s notorious WorkChoices, in effect, it has the same aims.
A peace & peoples’ budget
Annual budgets are a mirror held up to the class divide. The income and expenditure sides of the budget come down to priorities. The budget...
Profiteering & neglect: the aged care crisis
The aged care sector is in crisis. The failings are systemic and require fundamental structural changes. Aged care has been commodified by corporate and church...
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...
Jobs and Skills Summit: dangerous illusions for workers
Workers and their families are looking for real change – real wage rises, secure jobs, safe working conditions, with adequately funded and staffed health and...