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Party Discussion Site Now Available
- 2016 Aug 29

The CPA (M-L) recently created a discussion site for the printing of articles that are relevant to the work of the Party, but not necessarily reflective of a considered Party viewpoint, and for the raising of questions of the Party by members and supporters.

This is a moderated website and not a site for endless and pointless posts.

The most recent article is by respected Australian Marxist historian Humphrey McQueen which responds to a view that talking of an impending crisis of capitalism is “crying wolf”.

The article can be found by following this link to the home page of the discussion site:  http://ozcom.ucoz.org/    

Members and supporters are asked to read the “How to use this website” post through a link on the top left hand side of the discussion site’s home page.

 

 

 

Latest Posts

Chinese "Long March" In Australia - Opportunity to Build Ties Between Chinese and Australian Peoples  
 

Ned K.

In May 2017, events are taking place in the South East of South Australia and western Victoria to celebrate the 160th anniversary of Chinese gold seekers trekking over 400 kilometres from the seaside town of Robe to the goldfields of western Victoria. Part of the celebration includes a ...

 

more...- Posted on 2017 Jan 22
 
 
   

War-games or Reality? The Korean Peninsula: early 2017  
 

(Contributed)
A small monument, on display to commemorate wartime abuse of Korean woman by occupation Japanese military forces, has created a major diplomatic rift between South Korea (ROK) and their US-led defence and security allies.
Behind the rift, however, lie far more pressing contemporary issues which have created: an escalation ...

 

more...- Posted on 2017 Jan 22
 
 
   

Capitalist Industries Come and Go - But Collective Power of Workers Remains  
 

Ned K.

There is evidence that the attacks by the ruling class on workers’ pay and conditions and on their mass organisations (trade unions) are having an impact with union membership in the private sector being somewhere between 11% - 13% and strike action by workers at low levels. However the ...

 

more...- Posted on 2017 Jan 08
 
 
   

Talent for Whom?  
 

Pat F.

It seems the world is mourning the loss of pop singer George Michael. 

George’s life is being highly praised in the commercial media, as a great achiever, a great artiste, and a good person.

 

more...- Posted on 2017 Jan 03
 
 
   

American People in The Mood For Change  
 

Ned K. 

People in the USA have been alienated from the country's two-party (Democrat/Republican) system for decades. The rise of Trump to the position of President is a symptom of this alienation. Although standing for one of the two parties, it is arguable that he only won the election because ...

 

more...- Posted on 2017 Jan 03
 
 
   

Where To For Russia - 100 Years on From Revolution?  
 

Ned K.

The annual slow-down of capitalism in the 'West' over Christmas and New Year provides a bit of time to read and reflect. 
This Christmas I was a given a book as a present called "Secondhand Time - The Last Of The Soviets" by Svetlana Alexierich. 

 

more...- Posted on 2017 Jan 03
 
 
   

Welcome 2017, Centenary Year of the Great Soviet Bolshevik Revolution  
 

Nick G.

The Communist Party of Australia (Marxist-Leninist) welcomes the arrival of 2017, the centenary year of the great Soviet Bolshevik revolution.

We extend to all members and friends the compliments of the season in the communist spirit of anticipating further great struggles by the working class for socialism and ...

 

more...- Posted on 2017 Jan 03
 
 
   

Fighting for Communism - The future that works!  
 

Join the CPA (M-L)

An understanding of society (theory) and a way of uniting to change it (organisation) are the two things that we need to make a socialist revolution.

 

more...- Posted on 2016 Dec 22
 
 
   

Marxism Today: Key differences between Marxism and revisionism  
 

Marxism holds a number of key principles that are crucially important.

 

more...- Posted on 2016 Dec 22
 
 
   

Huggies workers strike against crap multinational  
 

Nick G.

Just days after the historic win by CUB workers, another battle has flared up against Depression-style wage cuts.

Fifty-five CUB workers were laid off and then offered their old jobs back ​at what was effectively a 65% wage cut. For six heroic months, they stood their ground, daring ...

 

more...- Posted on 2016 Dec 19
 
 
   

Decline in the Australian economy reflects the long term depression of capitalism globally  
 

Max O.

The recently announced national account figures for the September quarter saw Australia's GDP (Gross Domestic Product) shrink by 0.5 per cent. This is the result of a fall in business investment (of 9.7 percent in the last 12 months), a collapse in effective demand, reduction in government spending ...

 

more...- Posted on 2016 Dec 19
 
 
   

Welcome the liberation of Aleppo  
 

Nick G.

​The significance of the liberation of Aleppo cannot be underestimated.
It is a major blow for US imperialism’s plans for a “New Middle East”, a Middle East of US client states working in concert to protect US global interests and to shore up the faltering US economy.

 

more...- Posted on 2016 Dec 17
 
 
   

Another year, another corporate tax evasion scandal  
 

Nick G.

New information released by the Australian Tax Office shows that some of the biggest foreign and local companies paid no tax in Australia last year.

To be included in the list, public and foreign-owned companies must have had an annual income in excess of $100m, while locally-owned entities ...

 

more...- Posted on 2016 Dec 14
 
 
   

Working class struggle wins the battle against giant multinational brewery  
 

Alice M.

Savouring their sweet victory and proudly chanting, “The workers united will never be defeated”, the courageous Carlton United Brewery maintenance workers, surrounded by cheering and clapping union and community supporters, walked back to work through the CUB factory gates (Melbourne), having won back their original wages and conditions ...

 

more...- Posted on 2016 Dec 13
 
 
   

Gina Rinehart wins battle for Kidman Empire  
 

Duncan B.

Australia’s richest woman, Gina Rinehart has emerged victorious in the take-over battle for the Kidman and Co land and cattle empire.

 

more...- Posted on 2016 Dec 11
 
 
   

Betrayal and collaboration as multinationals plunder natural gas reserves  
 

Bill F.

Multinational companies are making gigantic super-profits from the export of liquefied natural gas (LNG), yet have paid little taxes or royalties to Australian governments. Meanwhile, the people face cut-backs in government services, a virtual wage freeze and ever higher utility bills.

 

 

more...- Posted on 2016 Dec 08
 
 
   

Put More Pork on Your Fork  
 

Pat F. 

The Victorian Government has announced an “unprecedented” increase in police funding, personnel, and resources. The police force will become the largest it has ever been. It will consume the largest budget it has ever had. 

 

more...- Posted on 2016 Dec 07
 
 
   

Portland Alcoa – smelter shut-down puts jobs on the line  
 

Bill F.

Alcoa’s Portland aluminium smelter is operating at just over 25% capacity and is unlikely to return to full production for six months, if at all. Up to 2,500 jobs in the Western Victorian town of Portland (population 10,000) are at risk.

 

more...- Posted on 2016 Dec 05
 
 
   

Let America be America Again  
 

Ned K.

Donald Trump trumpets that he wants to make America great again and put America first. Perhaps he stole his mantra from another very different American from the 1930's.
In 1935 in Harlem New York, 10,000 African Americans took to the streets in anger directed at the rich Anglo ...

 

more...- Posted on 2016 Dec 05
 
 
   

Productivity Commission’s “fresh approach to workplace relations”  
 

Nick G.

Productivity Commission Chair Peter Harris has called for the dismantling of current industrial relations infrastructure in order to further intensify the exploitation of Australian workers.

In a speech on November 4 to the Australian Labour Law Association, he called for “Institutional reform in workplace relations – not the ...

 

more...- Posted on 2016 Nov 29
 
 
   

 
 
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