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NYC Produce Workers’ Strike: Capitalism’s Treatment of its “Essential Workers”

(We recently helped our North American comrades in Klasbatalo and the Internationalist Workers’ Group write this article about a produce workers’ strike in New York City. It was originally published on Leftcom.org on 3 February, 2021) 1. Unity for who? Since the beginning of this pandemic, around the globe, the press and governments have proclaimed […]

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New Year, Same Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has left the entire working class living with a new level of uncertainty. There have now been cases reported on every continent after researchers and military personnel on Antarctica recently reported their first cases. As of 29 December 2020, there have been over 81.2 million COVID-19 cases and 1.77 million deaths. The […]

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Malignant Ulcers of Capitalism: The Proletarian Struggle for Reproductive Freedom (Part 2)

(This is the second installment in a series of articles that we have written with the Internationalist Workers’ Group in the United States) In our first part on reproductive struggles in class society, we highlighted some of the facts and dangers surrounding abortion and contraception. We also commented on the family unit and prostitution – two phenomena […]

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Malignant Ulcers of Capitalism: The Proletarian Struggle for Reproductive Freedom (Part 1)

(This is the first installment in a series of articles that we have written with the Internationalist Workers’ Group in the United States) In this first piece on reproductive struggles in class society we bring to focus some of the facts and dangers surrounding abortion and contraception, as well as the family unit and prostitution, […]

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Get Rid of Militarised Police Units? Get Rid of Capitalism and All Police Forces!

For years now, the Australian public has been facing increasing militarisation of the police; with many frontline officers and specialist units across the country being trained in military-style thinking and tactics.[1] There has also been the introduction of military-grade weapons and protective gear. The Lindt Café siege in 2014, the Paris terror attacks of 2015, and the […]

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Solidarity with Australian teachers, solidarity with all workers

Teaching has the potential to be a highly rewarding calling, educating the next generation of children is something many are passionate about. However, long hours, heavy workloads, bullying and harassment sees this passion crushed – as is the reality for wage-labourers of all fields. New teachers find themselves burnt out under the pressure of the job and, as a result, half quit within the first five years of their career. Those who remain are subject to underpaid and overworked conditions, fuelling poor mental and physical health.

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Crisis, War and Environmental Catastrophe: There is No Alternative to the Social Revolution!

2019 finds humanity in an increasingly dangerous place. The consequences of global economic stagnation, itself the product of a much deeper crisis of profitability, can be seen in the rise of nationalism, racism and xenophobia. These in turn threaten not only to add to the increasing proliferation of unending wars around the world but to […]

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