Our Common Cause

Our Common Cause

The decades-long struggle of the West Papuan people for self-determination has intensified in recent months — and Australia’s role in aiding and abetting the Indonesian occupation is once again being brought under international scrutiny.

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.

While there is much finger-pointing at China, we should not forget about about our own government and our major ally.

Palaszczuk is facing dissent on these new laws, but has so far refused to reconsider her government’s slavish pro-mining agenda.

Every day, Australian women face the real prospect of violence.

To overcome climate change, we have to transform society into one based on democracy and economic equality.

While Albanese made a vague assurance that Labor would take a “progressive agenda” to the next election, everything he said about Labor’s election defeat was an excuse to tack to the right.

It is fast becoming a recognised fact — almost a truism — that the Newstart Allowance is too low.

With the re-election of the Coalition government, conservatives have become emboldened to intensify their agenda of transferring even more wealth and power to the already dominant at the expense of the rest of us.

As the Titanic sank in 1912, the wealthy were given safety on lifeboats while the poor were left to die, locked in the sinking ship. 

Today, the countries of the Global North are taking a similar approach to the climate crisis.