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Hugh Laurie as an ambitious, cynical minister in a Tory government. Issue #1947

REVIEW: Roadkill – stagy British scandal-a-rama just gets there

Roadkill stars Laurie as an ambitious, cynical minister in a Tory government.

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Issue #1982

Tens of thousands rally against the Tories as party conference kicks off in Manchester

More than 20,000 people took to the streets of Manchester 3rd October to voice their opposition to the Tory Party as it began its annual conference in the city.

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Issue #2016

The real threat of the United States’ 800 foreign bases

Under the heading “Australia Faces Massive Existential Threat from China,” Christopher Joye writes that: “The spectre of Chinese nuclear submarines, destroyers, fighters and bombers based...

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Issue #2037

Sub-Imperial Power: Australia in the International Arena

Fernandes explains Australia’s transference of subservience from the United Kingdom to the United States of America since World War II. His lucid explanation reveals that...

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Issue #2005

Extradition “death sentence” for Assange

The UK court has given its stamp of approval for WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange to be delivered into the hands of the United States’ justice...

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Julian Assange rally Issue #2060

Statement on Wikileaks founder Julian Assange

We strongly condemn the ongoing extradition proceedings relating to Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder under the Espionage Act and Computer Fraud Abuse Act. Assange has...

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UK post box. Issue #2084

UK: Postmasters ‘dying while waiting for justice’

Persecuted postmasters are dying while waiting for compensation, the leader of their fight for justice said. Campaigning postmaster Alan Bates told a committee of MPs...

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Issue #2046

Overproduction – Crazy capitalism

In 1867, Karl Marx wrote of capitalism’s inherent tendency towards overproduction and underconsumption (not enough goods reaching those that need them). No more vulgar example...

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Issue #1990

Australian-UK-US nuclear submarine deal exposes civilian-military links

Andy Stirling and Phil Johnstone, writing for The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, highlighted several salient points in their paper, telling us a lot about the thinking of those pushing nuclear energy.

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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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Global briefs Issue #2073

GLOBAL BRIEFS

POLAND: Close to a million people took part in what was called the ‘March of a Million Hearts’ in Warsaw last Sunday. The action was...

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Issue #1979

Coalition presses the UK to remove climate targets from trade deal

Scott Morrison has confirmed that the Coalition government pressed the UK to remove climate targets from the post-Brexit Australia-United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement

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Free Palestine Issue #2079

Israel – a terrorist with nuclear weapons

The state of Israel has been built up by the Western powers – principally Britain – as a colonising entity, and the military arm of...

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Issue #2011

The break-up of Britain revisited

Is the “United Kingdom” at long last set to break up? Sinn Fein has recently overcome a biased electoral system in Northern Ireland to achieve...

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Quill and ink . Issue #2059

Brexit self-harm Dear Comrade Editor, Seven years ago a few currency speculators and hedge fund owners who knew they would make a lot of money,...

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Issue #2030

Let’s rebuild the anti-war movement

There are many Australians currently opposed to the AUKUS pact with all its sinister implications for our country  since it was first handed to us...

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Global briefs Issue #2087

GLOBAL BRIEFS

RUSSIA: Central Election Commission has announced the four candidates who will be contesting the position of the President of Russia in the March presidential elections....

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Weasel Words heading Issue #2065

WEASEL WORDS

Worker-centric A British Labour Party shadow trade secretary has said that when Labour gets into power, they’ll get on really well with the Biden administration...

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Global briefs Issue #2044

GLOBAL BRIEFS

CUBA: Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel criticised the inclusion of his country in the US Department of State’s list of “States sponsor of terrorism.” “The US...

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Global briefs Issue #2049

YEMEN: A prisoner exchange took place between Houthis and government forces. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said that planes carrying detainees took...

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Issue #2021

60th anniversary of Australia’s involvement in Vietnam

This week marks sixty years since Australia entered the Vietnam war. Considered by many to be a Cold War-era proxy war, the conflict lasted almost...

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Issue #1985

CPA, CPB & CPUSA Trilateral Statement on AUKUS

The Communist Party of Australia, the Communist Party of Britain and the Communist Party of the USA met on 1st October to discuss the implications...

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Global briefs Issue #2074

GLOBAL BRIEFS

USA: US Republican House Representative Marjory Taylor Greene has raised concerns about the weapons Hamas militants used in their attack on Israel. Greene suggested in...

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Issue #1980

Australia’s own goal

US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and Australia’s PM Scott Morrison lined up like three stooges in a stage-managed virtual presentation to announce the formation of yet another military alliance

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Issue #2012

DINGO

The Russian government’s visitation ban on a list of media types and some residents of Australia’s corporate cesspool has brought forth the nationalist breast-beating and...

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Issue #1981

Petition: no nuclear submarines

AUKUS and a submarine fleet shows a complete disregard for the democratic process and undermines sovereignty.

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Issue #1985

JOBS NOT WAR!

The AUKUS alliance between Australia, the UK and the US turns the meaning of security on its head.

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Issue #2052

DINGO

Courtesy of the Morning Star comes news that imprisoned journalist Julian Assange has written to Charles Windsor inviting him to visit him in His Majesty’s...

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Issue #2066

DINGO

Gambling harm is profound. It is not just financial, it is also social. It impacts mental health, leads to other health issues, and too often...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2067

More War Games

Australia has just hosted the Malabar Exercises which were held in Sydney and across the NSW south coast from 10th to 21st August. The naval...

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Issue #2041

Mass protest to defend UK workers’ right to strike

Up to half a million British teachers, civil servants, and train drivers walked out over pay in the largest coordinated strike action for a decade...

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Issue #1981

No nuclear Australia: TIME FOR ACTION!

The sudden announcement of the AUKUS (Australia-UK-US) military agreement which will bring nuclear-powered submarines to Australia has provoked worldwide and growing opposition.

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Issue #2012

CPA statement on Julian Assange

The Communist Party of Australia condemns in the strongest possible terms the decision by the UK government to extradite Julian Assange to the United States....

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Issue #2065

DINGO

Some readers might remember the Michael Moore show Sicko about the US for-profit health system, where he campaigned for a patient to have a life-saving...

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Replica of the Koh-i-Noor (Mountain of Light). Issue #2055

US$45 trillion looted

The meeting of the Quad leaders, on 20th May 2023, has given special political influence to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi of India, and his...

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Issue #2045

NO AUKUS

Under the appalling AUKUS plan announced by US President Biden on Tuesday (Australian time), Australia will begin hosting US nuclear-powered and armed submarines from this...

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Issue #2057

Julian Assange “close to extradition”

Julian Assange has lost his latest legal appeal against being extradited from the UK to the US. This means that there is now only one...

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