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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:    

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

Uneven Development of Capitalism - A Cause of Insecurity for All Working People in Australia.  

Ned K .

The World Bank predicts 3.1% global economic growth for 2018. In Australia Gross Domestic Product is about 3% and the Australian Stock Exchange is at its highest level since the 2008 crash. A rosy picture for a few wealthy speculators and large corporations.

However not all is ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Jan 17

Foreign multinationals are driving attacks on workers  

Danny O.

A quick look at recent industrial disputes around the country reveals a common thread running through them all. Foreign-owned multinational corporations have been deeply involved in all the major disputes around Australia in the last six months.  


more...- Posted on 2018 Jan 14

Korean Peninsula: a crisis in US imperialist policy  
United States “diplomacy” is in crisis over the Korean peninsula. The Trump administration is unlikely to achieve any realistic diplomatic success.

more...- Posted on 2018 Jan 09

The re-militarisation of Japan and the likely implications  


An announcement by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that an increase in the defence budget was taking place is a further step toward the re-militarisation of the country as a bulwark of US imperialist-led western military planning.


more...- Posted on 2018 Jan 06

The Strange, Shadowy and Contradictory World of “Counter-Terrorism Experts”  


In early December a meeting of 'counter-terrorism experts' took place in Melbourne as the war in Syria was drawing to a close. Billed as 'the global fight against terror' which was noted as having 'entered a dangerous and unpredictable phase' the gathering was coordinated at the highest level through ...


more...- Posted on 2017 Dec 30

Trump Administration: New initiatives a rehash of past political moves.  


Moves by the Trump administration to launch their National Security Strategy (NSS) together with tax reforms in December are not new initiatives, having been tried before by previous administrations. They also form a typical far-right approach to the dysfunctional political malaise which is of their own making.

There is ...


more...- Posted on 2017 Dec 23

The Struggle for the Liberation and Independence of West Papua Continues  
John C
  Just 200km to the north of Australia lies one of our nearest neighbours, West Papua , which has been under a brutal Indonesian occupation since illegal military incursions in 1962 and eventual annexation by that country in 1963. Prior to that, it was under the rule ...

more...- Posted on 2017 Dec 19

Maritime workers defy bosses' intimidation  

Alice M.

The Maritime Workers Union Webb Dock struggle has shown that collective struggle on the ground is a very powerful tool of the working class and the basis of an independent working class agenda.


more...- Posted on 2017 Dec 18

Statement by Prof. Jose Maria Sison on Duterte regime  

Founding Chairman, Communist Party of the Philippines
Chief Political Consultant, National Democratic Front of the Philippines
December 10, 2017


more...- Posted on 2017 Dec 14


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Australian compradors mount campaign for US's contest with China  

Max O.

Much has been reported recently in the Australian media about China's 'aggressive role' both inside Australia and the Indo-Pacific region. A carefully constructed campaign has been mounted by the ruling class in Australia at the behest of US imperialism, to check whatever influence China might wield inside the ...


more...- Posted on 2017 Dec 13


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South Australian government workers keep the bastards honest.  

Ned K.

Despite privatization and outsourcing over many years now, the South Australian public sector workforce is still over 60,000 people and has the advantage of not being employed under the federal Fair Work Act. The Fair Work Act makes the risks for workers associated with taking industrial action high. ...


more...- Posted on 2017 Dec 11

Corporate tax avoidance alive and well  

Nick G.

The Australian Tax Office has just released the 2015-16 report on taxes paid by Australia’s largest companies – and it shows no real improvement on the scandalous non-payment of taxes by some of these big corporations.


more...- Posted on 2017 Dec 07

TAFE SA Crisis: Labor’s corporatisation in tatters  

Nick G.

The crisis in South Australia’s TAFE system is a direct result of the public provider having been handed to the corporate sector by the State Labor government.

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) conducted a random audit that found 16 courses had failed to meet the required standards. ...


more...- Posted on 2017 Dec 06

Indian Ocean: Secret Bases (Part One)  


Almost hidden in recent mainstream media coverage of publication of an Australian foreign policy White Paper and related defence commentary, references to a secret base reveal the extent of Australian involvement with US-led regional military planning.

The planning is directed toward China and has possible and likely real-life scenarios, ...


more...- Posted on 2017 Dec 05

Longford maintenance workers embody the spirit of the Eureka rebels  

Danny O.

The Longford maintenance workers have been awarded the annual ‘Spirit of Eureka Award’ for their ongoing fight to protect their hard fought for wages and conditions against multinational oil and gas giant Esso (ExxonMobil) at a function in Melbourne celebrating the 163rd anniversary of the Eureka Stockade.


more...- Posted on 2017 Dec 03

Bernardi and the revival of anti-Communism  

Nick G.

The leader of the new Australian Conservatives Party, ex-Liberal Senator Corey Bernardi, has won support for a notice of motion on an annual commemoration of “victims of Communism”.

Bernardi has distinguished himself by moving a raft of notices of motion, many on obscure matters such as his call ...


more...- Posted on 2017 Nov 30

Zionism: It is black and white – it’s simple!  


The thirteenth Edward Said annual memorial lecture hosted by the South Australian Friends of Palestine Association (AFOPA) in Adelaide was recently addressed by Gideon Levy, an Israeli journalist employed by the Haaretz newspaper. His lecture provided an important update about domestic Israeli political life and the whole question of ...


more...- Posted on 2017 Nov 27

SA Unions Organising Conference  

Ned K.

On Wednesday 22 November SA Unions held its annual Organizing Conference. It was attended by about 100 Organizers from affiliated unions and provided them with an opportunity to step out of the quagmire of members' workplace issues that capitalism gives rise to, in order to reflect on what ...


more...- Posted on 2017 Nov 27

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