Alex Bainbridge

Society has a duty of care to minimise the physical and psychological suffering of animals and that means ensuring the welfare of animals and protection for animals at risk.

This is a revised draft of the policy based on some feedback, and also adds in a point omitted from the original draft.

Editor's Note: These amendments were received by the deadline, but there was delay in publishing them.

The purpose of this report is to recommend adoption by this conference of the Socialist Alliance Perspectives Resolution.

Socialist Alliance does not advocate adoption of a carbon tax. Instead, Socialist Alliance advocates that measures be taken that can rapidly and effectively reduce carbon emissions.

September’s NSW local government elections took place in a context where the state Labor government has been lurching from one crisis to another - notably (but not exclusively) a result of their persistence in pushing for privatisation of electricity against the wishes of 86% of the population.

Adrian Beith wrote: After looking at the Socialist Alliance webpage, I found their policies are hardly radical.. It is only an expansion of the capitalist-welfare state, and not all that much different than what I would expect from the ALP left.”

Scott Morrison and Malcolm Turnbull have delivered a budget for the billionaires. They claim that opposition to their tax cuts for the rich is “class warfare”. But the truth is that they are the ones waging naked war against the ordinary people of Australia.

Australia’s 33 billionaires increased their wealth by more than $38 billion dollars last year — or more than $1 billion each. That is more than $3 million each a day!

The shock resignations from parliament of Greens Senators Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters highlights one of many undemocratic features in the Australian Constitution.

The challenge of making an ecosocialist revolution is huge — and there is no guarantee of victory. But there is no more noble goal in this time than to work with others to try to make it happen.

The far right Islamophobic “Reclaim Australia” movement burst onto the streets in what was the biggest racist mobilisation since the Cronulla riots, in 16 places across Australia on April 4.

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