Women’s Rights

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.

If #Libspill can be summed up as the “madness of Abbott”, we have to recognise that this and other symptoms of political “madness” (such as Trump) are expressions of the dangerous times we live in.

The task of building a stronger socialist left in this country remains.

  We need to keep the pressure up for real solutions, on our terms, which will begin to shatter institutional sexism.

As thousands of people attended vigils around the country for Eurydice Dixon, Socialist Alliance's Sue Bolton is angry about the victim-blaming and authoritarian measures being offered up as “solutions”.

Safe access zones alone will not be enough to improve access to abortion, while the procedure remains in the criminal codes of those states and generally inaccessible through the public hospital system.

We have a chance to get a socialist elected to parliament. If we’re successful, it will be the first time since 1944.

Turkey’s war on Afrin is an attack not only on Kurdish self-determination, but on democracy and women's liberation in the Middle East.

Progressive, activist campaign groups such as GetUp!, 350.org and Friends of the Earth have been in the federal Coalition government’s sights for some time, but a new bill threatens to frustrate the work of all human rights, environmental, women’s, international aid and social justice NGOs and charities.

Communist and feminist Zelda D’Aprano became the symbol of the fight for equal pay when, in October 1969, she chained herself to the Commonwealth Offices in Melbourne, after becoming frustrated at the lack of pay equity for women.

Barnaby Joyce thought he was untouchable. But for the Turnbull government in crisis, it now looks like he could be dispensable.

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

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