For many young people, the fact that modern Australia emerged from a colonial-settler society founded on the violent dispossession of First Nations peoples is a self-evident fact.
The Socialist Alliance passes resolution that Labor's Indigenous Voice to Parliament will be another token gesture, unless the government is forced by a strong popular movement to take real measures towards First Nations justice
Socialist Alliance delegates discussed global and domestic political developments and decided on directions and campaign priorities at its 17th national conference.
History shows that governments have consistently resisted any proposals from First Nations advisory bodies to deliver real justice. The Voice to Parliament could end up as another token gesture, unless there is a strong and independent movement for First Nations justice.
The unjust jailing of climate activist Violet CoCo exposes the limits of the type of democracy we are being asked to uphold.
While Socialist Alliance supports the right of the Ukrainian people to resist the Russian invasion and to access military assistance to do so, including military training, it is opposed to Australian personnel participating in the British training program Operation Interflex.
Claims the new IR laws will close the gender pay gap and strengthen equal pay laws are welcome. However, the laws will divide workers and weaken the Better Off Overall Test.
As the cost-of-living and housing crises hit hard, Labor was re-elected in Victoria, despite a 5.8% negative swing which went both to the right and left. The socialist vote was encouraging.
The Anthony Albanese Labor government of Australia should immediately condemn Turkey's brutal aggression against Kurdish communities in Syria and Iraq with the same force as it condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Premier Andrew’s energy announcement is a nod to the failures of privatisating the energy sector and the growing pressure to speed up the transition
Make no mistake, DjabWurrung Gunnai Gunditjmara woman Senator Lidia Thorpe is under attack because of her militancy
Progressives need to build support for the right of the peoples of the Pacific to self-determination, free from interference, including from our own government