Election platform

Lead Socialist Alliance candidate for the Legislative Council in the NSW election Rachel Evans gave this speech to a Justice Action election forum on February 25.

Susan Price is the Socialist Alliance candidate for the seat of Parramatta in the March 23 NSW state election. Price spoke to Green Left Weekly’s Jim McIlroy about the Socialist Alliance election campaign, its aims and policies.

The Socialist Alliance will be running three Hunter-based candidates in the March 23 NSW state elections.

The Socialist Alliance has a vision for a better world — and we are running in the federal election to share that vision and help make it become a reality.

While the NSW Coalition government can spend billions of dollars on rebuilding football stadiums, it says it cannot build 40,000 new public homes to house homeless people.

This is cruel and wrong. Having a certain proportion of the community go without a stable roof over their heads is a visual reminder to housed workers that their situation is precarious, and that they should be “grateful”. 

After Commissioner Kenneth Hayne released the banking royal commission’s interim report in September, many of the headlines and takeaway quotes focused on its claim that banks “put profits before people”.

However, any socialist, and probably most people, responded to this by saying: “No shit, Sherlock!”

Heatwaves kill and our cities and suburbs are not designed with sufficient trees to help lower surface temperatures.

The Socialist Alliance will contest the 2019 NSW State Election to put people in control of planning and to build community resistance to corporate greed.

Socialist Alliance is running in the Queensland elections to help build an anti-capitalist current in Queensland and national politics.

Socialist Alliance activist Sam Wainwright is recontesting his council position in the City of Fremantle. He talks about the limits of business-led solutions to the city's problems and why Freo's stand on social and environmental issues is something to celebrate.

Maximise your progressive vote this Saturday. Vote 1, Steve O'Brien for Mayor (Ward 1) and Vote 1 Socialist Alliance.Visit our campaign page for more information.

The NSW government’s decision to strip council of planning powers is another reason to put the Liberals last on polling day on Saturday September 9.

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