War between generals a new threat to Sudan’s revolutionaries
A power struggle has erupted in Sudan between two military generals—Abdel Fattah al-Burhan of the Sudanese Armed Forces and Hemedti of the Rapid Support Forces militia.
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Editorial: Albanese avoids the change that’s needed through pandering to business and the rich
A year since his election, it’s clear Anthony Albanese wants to avoid serious change. Instead he is appeasing the rich and powerful to keep Labor in power for as long as possible.
PwC scandal: corruption is built into the system
The fraud scandal that has engulfed the Australian arm of PricewaterhouseCoopers, a global accounting and consulting company, stems from its own greed.
Victorian university staff move into action
University workers across Victoria are moving into action over enterprise bargaining, with a Melbourne-wide strike-day meeting overflowing Trades Hall on 3 May.
‘Words are cheap’: Workers fight wage cuts
Our monthly industrial round-up reports on disputes in NSW, Victoria and WA.
Labor approves new coal mines and carbon bomb in Beetaloo
One year since their election Labor’s claim they would “end the climate wars” has been exposed as cover for supporting fossil fuel expansion at an alarming rate.
Racism and Indigenous rights
Labor governments wage war on Black youth
At dawn on 10 May, special operations police shouldering firearms moved in on a group of 14 youth detainees maintaining a protest on the roof of Banksia Hill youth detention centre south of Perth.
Defence Strategic Review strengthens push to war with China
The Defence Strategic Review points to a future where the military is much more prominent throughout Australian society, under the banner of a “whole-of-nation approach”.
SA Labor rips up rights after Adelaide’s week of protest for planet
Activists in Adelaide staged fantastic actions against two planet-threatening confabs—on fossil fuels and war. But Labor responded with hasty legal changes to crack down on protest.
Official transphobia legitimises the far right
The appearance of a handful of Nazis at the “Let Women Speak” rally in Melbourne last weekend has caused a furore.
Biden and the Democrats a dead end for the US left
Joe Biden has declared he will run again for US President. The 2024 election is looking increasingly like it will be a repeat of 2020, with Biden taking on Donald Trump.
Jose Maria Sison: a flawed revolutionary
Sison dedicated his life to fighting colonialism and imperialism. But his devotion to a version of Stalinist politics means that, ultimately, his was a deeply flawed revolutionary project that has left a deep scar on Filipino politics.
Radical history and theory
The Warsaw Ghetto uprising 80 years on
Angus Dermody looks back at how the Jewish population of the Warsaw Ghetto staged a heroic uprising against the Nazi Holocaust—and the leading role of Jewish socialists in it.