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Issue #2018

Winter school taking the struggle forward

The Communist Party of Swaziland (CPS) held its Annual Political Winter school from 22-24 July 2022 under the theme “The Democracy We Want on Our...

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Issue #2017

“We don’t need no (bourgeois) education!”: Comrades congregate at national school

On the 22-24th July, comrades from across the country from South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, Canberra, and Queensland met in Sydney to learn about...

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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 #2024

Defence programmes in SA schools

In 2010 the then-Federal Government announced a pilot programme to develop a defence curriculum. Three South Australian government schools were initially selected to develop this...

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Issue #1984

School strike for climate change

The School Strike 4 Climate Change (SS4CC) was called around the world in the lead up to the critical COP 26 climate change conference.

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Issue #2044

School strike for action on climate change

On 3rd March, about 100 mostly school children rallied in the Supreme Gardens in Perth directly opposite one of the principal corporate emitters of carbon...

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Issue #2024

Melbourne hosts another successful CPA National School

Who started smoking cigars earlier, Arnold Schwarzenegger or Fidel Castro? Which scientific discovery was announced in The Daily Worker (a British communist paper) before anyone...

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Issue #2035

CPA National School – Brisbane

In November, the Brisbane Branch held its CPA National Party School. It began with a Trivia night on Friday, at the Labour Trades Hall in...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2072


Uniform problems Almost every Australian has been required to wear a school uniform during their youth and almost every Australian has resented it. As we...

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Issue #2004

Education class on the Constitution of the Communist Party Of Australia

The Brisbane Branch of the Communist Party of Australia (CPA) recently held its second education class, with branches from across Australia joining in via Zoom....

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Issue #2066

Five-minute strike wage loss

Queensland Catholic employers have been warned against major wage deduction of employees’ pay over a five-minute work stoppage next week. Thousands of Queensland Catholic school...

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Kobble Creek State School, Queensland, 1914. Issue #2087

Teachers, principals and parents unite in funding push

Teachers, parents and principals have united in a joint appeal to the Prime Minister to plug a $1.9 billion funding gap and give NSW public...

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Friedrich Engels Issue #2069

Engels and pizza: Sunshine Coast Branch gets educated

In July the Sunshine Coast Branch of Queensland had its first education class, examining Friedrich Engels’ Principles of Communism. Written in 1847 it was the...

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NZ soldiers in creek playing war games. Issue #2100

Arms corporations win, People lose

Australians will be poorer but not more secure as a result of the massive increase in military spending in the next financial year outlined in...

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Issue #2095


New South Wales has handed down budget cuts to public education. The teachers of that state aren’t happy about it. Here’s why all of us...

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