Our Common Cause

Our Common Cause

As the climate crisis pushes the planet past certain tipping points protests and resistance grow.

The ALP's recently released federal election post-mortem has a giant invisible elephant in the room: the party's own culpability for its defeat through its embrace of neo-liberalism and its abandonment of progressive “traditional Labor values” over decades.

PM Scott Morrison hypocritically describes the climate movement as opposed to “alternative views”. Yet he is the one refusing to compromise on climate action.

It all reads like something out of George Orwell’s seminal work, 1984.

Labor has made it clear that it plans to adopt a strategy of leading from the rear.

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.

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