Is action by unions just an attempt to stir up class conflict — the politics of envy — as conservative politicians would have us believe?

The right-wing dominated Coalition's win in the May 18 federal election is a major setback for the climate action movement, the union movement and the interests of working people in Australia.

Unprincipled preference deals are often done, sometimes even by parties that purport to do politics differently.

Many Change the Rules activists believe the campaign’s independence from Labor is important.

Most workers cannot wait to get rid of this dreadful federal Coalition government. But fewer believe that a Bill Shorten-led Labor government will actually change the rules.

Socialist candidates are campaigning in the May 18 federal elections to put forward solutions to the growing wealth divide and looming environmental crisis.

It’s clear we have a government in the pocket of fossil fuel companies and allied rip-off merchants who are hell-bent on sacrificing our future.

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg only mentioned the word “climate” twice in his election budget speech, and almost as an afterthought.

Following on from its successful state election campaign last year, Victorian Socialists is standing three candidates in the forthcoming federal election.

NSW Labor lost the March 23 state election with its small-target strategy, its refusal to challenge the privatisation agenda and its sly accommodation to racism.