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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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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