Anti-War

Globally, the Palestine movement’s demand for an arms embargo on Israel has had some success. We need to keep up the pressure here, argues Sue Bolton.
Labor and Coalition governments like to justify their policies as being based on supposed shared democratic values, which they then conflate with “Australian interests”. But the moral postering is coming underdone, as Peter Boyle argues.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese's argument that long-term government is counterposed to pro-working class policies contains major flaws, argues Alex Bainbridge.

The Defence Strategic Review doesn’t contain any surprises. It abandons any pretence that military expenditure has anything to do with defence, conceding that it’s all about helping the United States project its military power into Asia.

We need a foreign policy that is based on justice and peace, not more militarism to prepare the country for a new cold war against China.

Socialist Alliance delegates discussed global and domestic political developments and decided on directions and campaign priorities at its 17th national conference.

While Socialist Alliance supports the right of the Ukrainian people to resist the Russian invasion and to access military assistance to do so, including military training, it is opposed to Australian personnel participating in the British training program Operation Interflex.

The Anthony Albanese Labor government of Australia should immediately condemn Turkey's brutal aggression against Kurdish communities in Syria and Iraq with the same force as it condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Not only are we being told to prepare for war with China, but to expect it. It’s the stuff of nightmares.

Socialist Alliance representatives have joined international calls for a "No Fly Zone" over northern Syria to prevent Turkish genocide of the Kurdish majority in the region.

Joint statement of the Southeast Asian Left on the US-led ‘Triad of Aggression’ — AUKUS-IPEF-QUAD

Young climate activists understand the link between war and climate destruction, and that the most vulnerable are the first, and worst, affected