Why it is important to put Socialist Alliance number 1 in this election.
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Boat turn-backs don’t save lives at sea. The real meaning of this barbaric practice has always been “Fuck off and die somewhere else”
Tucked away at the end of Labor’s Secure Australian Jobs Plan for this election is a promise to abolish the ABCC. Workers will need to hold Labor to account if elected
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg was less than honest when he told Insiders that the government’s vision of tax reform includes a “simpler tax system, a fairer tax system and lower tax.
There are a whole lot of things that can be done to ease the cost of living pressures on households. It is a complete con to think that all we can possibly hope for is a tiny little one-off bonus.
Beware those who tell you that federal Labor's small target strategy is just a tactic. We can kick Morrison out and reject Labor's narrow vision which agrees with key planks of Coalition's policy.
The mass media plays a big role in reinforcing prejudices and limiting capacity for independent thought. It is happy to condemn Russia's war on Ukraine, as we should, but it downplays US and NATO's meddling and provocations.
The Socialist Alliance condemns Russia's war against Ukraine, which violates international law and is a catastrophe for people in both countries. The Ukrainian people have a right to resist the invasion.
Russia has no right to launch attacks across Ukraine and it must pull back. We stand with Ukraine against the war being waged on it by Russia, and demand that Russia immediately stop bombing Ukraine and withdraw its military from Ukraine territory and airspace. All sides must return to diplomacy to de-escalate the situation and resolve the current impasse
Labor's claim that its tactics defeated the Religious Discrimination Bill do not stack up. Progressive politics is about building support for progressive ideas, not parliamentary manoeuvres that give political space to conservatives and reactionaries to compromise hard-won rights.
Aged residents in care are dying at alarming rates from COVID-19, while the Prime Minister wastes precious time trying to convince us that the system is not in crisis.
Grace Tame provoked outrage because she did not behave in a way she was expected to, particularly for a successful woman in the media spotlight. By not smiling, Tame did not take up her prescribed role; she was defiant, not submissive.