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CPA (M-L) affiliates to ICOR
- 2019 Nov 09

The Communist Party of Australia (Marxist-Leninist) has officially affiliated to the International Coordination of Revolutionary Parties and Organisations (ICOR). The decision to affiliate was debated and approved by the 15th National Party Congress held in June earlier this year.

 

CPA (M-L)’s 15th Congress successfully concluded
- 2019 Jun 24

24 June 2019

The 15th Congress of the Communist Party of Australia (Marxist-Leninist) was recently concluded. The Congress began with the circulation of documents to all members and some close supporters.

 

 

For a militant, fighting New Year
- 2019 Jan 01

Greetings to all for 2019 - a year of expanding class struggle and political advances for the revolutionary working class.

 

 

Latest Posts

Bourgeoisie only has one answer to effective dissent: repression  
 
We are witnessing an upsurge of popular action around the world.
 
In 2011, there were the massive actions of the Arab Spring. In the decade since, there have been the Occupy, Me Too and Black Lives Matter movements originating in the US. The French workers created the Yellow Vests ...
 

more...- Posted on 2019 Nov 13
 
 
   

Oppose the US-backed coup in Bolivia!  
 

The Communist Party of Australia (Marxist-Leninist) condemns the US-instigated coup that has forced the resignation of democratically-elected Indigenous Bolivian President Evo Morales.

Morales and other senior leaders of his government have been forced to flee the country. Mexico has provided them with asylum and protection.

 

more...- Posted on 2019 Nov 12
 
 
   

CPA (M-L) affiliates to ICOR  
 

The Communist Party of Australia (Marxist-Leninist) has officially affiliated to the International Coordination of Revolutionary Parties and Organisations (ICOR). The decision to affiliate was debated and approved by the 15th National Party Congress held in June earlier this year.

 

more...- Posted on 2019 Nov 09
 
 
   

Uber  
 

Humphrey McQueen                             6 November   2019

We reprint with permission of the author, Australian Marxist historian Humphrey McQueen, the text of his talk on Melbourne’s 3cr Solidarity Breakfast show on 28 September 2019.  In the talk, ...

 

more...- Posted on 2019 Nov 06
 
 
   

Film review: Birds of Passage  
 
Humphrey McQueen ,                            14 October 2019
 
‘Savage capitalism’ headlined the Sydney Morning Herald’s review of Birds of Passage, (28 September) the 2018 feature film about the origins of the drug trade out of Colombia.
All capitalism ...
 

more...- Posted on 2019 Oct 27
 
 
   

Militant unionism and the independent aims of the working class.  
 

Nick G.                                   24 October 2019

The fundamental purpose of trade unions is to fight for improved wages and conditions on the one hand, and to fight against employer attacks on the other. Trade ...

 

more...- Posted on 2019 Oct 24
 
 
   

Unite All Who Can Be United Around Widely, Deeply Felt Issues  
 
Ned K.                             24 October 2019
 
Conferences at which the organising of theory and practice, presented to union organisers and delegates at ACTU-run training courses, has for many years encouraged participants to find the issues that ...
 

more...- Posted on 2019 Oct 24
 
 
   

The Significance of Revisionism  
 

Revisionism is an ever-present danger to a revolutionary party. The following article first appeared in the theoretical journal Australian Communist (2010).  The whole journal can be downloaded as a pdf here ( http://www.cpaml.org/web/uploads2/files/AC%202010%20final.pdf ) .

 

more...- Posted on 2019 Oct 17
 
 
   

Leaked Document Offers No Surprises  
 

Finn G.                                         15 October 2019

On Tuesday October 14 SBS reporter Brett Mason tweeted that the Governments talking points for the week were “inadvertently” sent to the press gallery. (1) ...

 

more...- Posted on 2019 Oct 15
 
 
   

Class oppression and human rights  
 

We reproduce a talk by Shirley Winton given at a forum on Human and Democratic Rights on 28 September

“Human rights do not stand above classes and class struggle.   The violation of human and democratic rights arise from the exploitative system of capitalism”  

 

more...- Posted on
 
 
   

Tram and Train workers lead SA anti-privatisation campaign  
 

Ned K.                                    13 October 2019

On the morning of Sunday 13 October, over 2,000 tram and train workers and supporters from all walks of life rallied at Parliament House steps in Adelaide as part ...

 

more...- Posted on 2019 Oct 13
 
 
   

South America: New developments create headaches for US imperialism  
 

Nick G.                         13 October 2019

With events escalating in Syria/Rojava following the Turkish fascist regime’s invasion of Kurdish liberated areas, attention should also be kept on events in South America.
After five years of negotiations between the Colombian FARC ...

 

more...- Posted on 2019 Oct 13
 
 
   

Australian aid to PNG: neo-colonialism at the service of US imperialism  
 
(Contributed)                                             12 October 2019
 
Demands have been made for Canberra to adopt a more formal neo-colonial approach in its aid program to Papua New Guinea.
 
US-led ...
 

more...- Posted on 2019 Oct 12
 
 
   

Down with the Turkish fascists and their invasion of Northern Syria and Rojava!  
 

Statement by the Communist Party of Australia (Marxist-Leninist)                 11 October 2019

The Communist Party of Australia (Marxist-Leninist) condemns the fascist Turkish invasion of Northern Syria and Rojava and its attacks on the Kurdish people and their popular defense forces.

 

more...- Posted on 2019 Oct 10
 
 
   

United Workers Union: Workers Vote for Strength in Numbers  
 
Ned K.                                     7 October 2019
 
On 1 October 2019, the Fair Work Commission website posted its Decision to approve the amalgamation of two unions, United Voice and National Union of Workers. ...
 

more...- Posted on
 
 
   

Silicosis - Killing is not murder when done for profit  
 

Humphrey McQueen

This article is an excerpt from Humphrey McQueen's, Framework of Flesh; Builders Labourers battle for health and safety (Port Adelaide: Ginninderra Press, 2009), pp. 132-4   full text on   surplusvalue.org.au/McQueen/   Health and safety in the workplace was a big motivator for workers to form unions to protect themselves. ...

 

more...- Posted on 2019 Oct 03
 
 
   

Commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China  
 

Statement by the Central Committee of the CPA (M-L)                         1 October 2019

Today, October 1 2019, marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.
Led by Chairman Mao Zedong and the Communist Party of ...

 

more...- Posted on 2019 Sep 30
 
 
   

Many thousands more drawn into action on climate change  
 

John B.                              30 September 2019

On September 20, 2019, three days prior to the United Nations Climate Action Summit, over 4 million workers and students from across the world took part in a series of massive ...

 

more...- Posted on 2019 Sep 30
 
 
   

Exploitation  
 

by Humphrey McQueen                                         28 septemmber 2019

(We are reprinting here an excerpt from “150 Years Young: Marx’s Capital” ( see http://www.cpaml.org/web/uploads/150+years+strong+v3.pdf ) The notion of exploitation for Marxists is quite ...

 

more...- Posted on 2019 Sep 28
 
 
   

South Pacific: Tide turns for Taiwan and US imperialism  
 
(Contributed)                          28 September 2019

The announcement that Kiribati was switching its diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China has sent alarm bells ringing in Canberra and Washington. Coming so soon after the Solomon Islands made a similar diplomatic move ...
 

more...- Posted on 2019 Sep 28
 
 
   

 
 
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