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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.

 

 

 

Latest Posts

An anniversary, the bushfires and a military missing in action: Bushfire crisis Part 2  
 

Under an imperialist thumb, the Australian military has three key roles – to assist in defeating foreign threats to U.S. domination; suppression of internal threats; and bolstering war corporations. Louisa L briefly reviews the role of the Australian military and then looks at how its first two roles played out ...

 

more...- Posted on 2020 Jan 23
 
 
   

ICOR Resolution: US imperialism endangers world peace. Active resistance worldwide – now!  
 

The ICOR strongly condemns the aggressive and dangerous actions of the US government. With the killing of the Iranian General Soleimani, which practically equates to a declaration of war, the danger of a renewed conflict, with unforeseeable consequences, has been considerably aggravated. This intensifies the general danger of war. General ...

 

more...- Posted on 2020 Jan 22
 
 
   

US imperialism looks to destabilise region in wake of Taiwan elections  
 

The recent re-election of President Tsai Ing-Wen in Taiwan has strengthened the United States’ Cold War position against China. Diplomatic tensions are now set to intensify still further across the Taiwan Straits.

An attempt by the US to focus on developments in Taiwan, however, reveals the tendency of the Trump ...
 

more...- Posted on 2020 Jan 21
 
 
   

Morrison follows US into Middle East conflict  
 
Moves by the Morrison coalition government in Canberra to follow US-led military operations in the Middle East, have set Australia on a collision course and war-footing in the region.
 
While US-led Operation Manitou is primarily concerned with security around the Strait of Hormus, there are clearly wider regional considerations. ...
 

more...- Posted on 2020 Jan 16
 
 
   

Indian women say “Down with patriarchy!”  
 

The ugliness of fascism continues to sweep across India.  The ultra-right-wing religious nationalism of Narendra Modi’s regime has served as a cover for discriminatory attacks on non-Hindu Indians, for placing Kashmir under a state of siege, and for an increase in male violence towards women.

 

more...- Posted on 2020 Jan 11
 
 
   

When hell descends and midday becomes night, we need to think clearly  
 
Bushfire crisis Part 1
 
“Take shelter. It is too late to leave.” How many have received that terrifying text over recent months?
By early October, when an elderly couple died near Drake, 34 fires were already burning in NSW, some for over a month.
 

more...- Posted on 2020 Jan 07
 
 
   

Condemn US Gangster Violence in Middle East  
 

Gangsters have always been present within the US capitalist economy.  Acting illegally, they ruthlessly eliminated competitors and killed whoever was in their way.  They stood over people, intimidating them with threats and enforcing protection rackets. 

US imperialist foreign policy is a gangster policy, albeit one that tries to drape itself ...

 

more...- Posted on 2020 Jan 06
 
 
   

The Korean Peninsula and Japan: how spheres of influence are changing  
 

The major diplomatic stand-off between the administration of President Moon Jae-in in the ROK (Republic of Korea/South Korea) and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Japan has shown no sign of being resolved. In fact, all the signs are that it will escalate in 2020.
Behind the scenes, however, there is ...

 

more...- Posted on 2020 Jan 04
 
 
   

Young People Leading on the Challenge of Our Time: Climate Action  
 

The current bush fires in many parts of Australia, the driest continent on Earth, have had a direct impact on the lives of thousands of Australians, wiped out millions of animals, birds, insects, destroyed flora and increased CO2 emissions in to the atmosphere.

This has caused great hardship for many ...
 

more...- Posted on 2020 Jan 03
 
 
   

US imperialism places new demands on its Australian servants  
 

The call from a United States regional think-tank, to increase their troop presence in Australia, can be seen as part of a serious regional military plan.
The Trump administration appears to also be upgrading the role of Australia in regional military planning, with the likelihood of a further escalation of ...

 

more...- Posted on 2020 Jan 02
 
 
   

Warmly welcome the Centenary of the Communist Movement in Australia  
 

October 30 2020 will mark 100 years since the founding of the original Communist Party of Australia.

The immediate inspiration for the formation of a Communist Party in Australia was the victory of the Great October Socialist Revolution in Russia in 1917, and the subsequent creation of the Union of ...

 

more...- Posted on 2020 Jan 01
 
 
   

Challenges and opportunities of the New Year  
 

The author of this New Year reflection, Cde John B., was elected to a position reserved for youth on the Central Committee at our 15th Congress last year.  John has written several articles for the website already, is a very serious, hardworking and conscientious young comrade worker and has been ...

 

more...- Posted on 2019 Dec 31
 
 
   

Editorial: Make 2020 a year of revolutionary struggle!  
 

As Australia burns like never before “we are all in this together” say the politicians and mass media. But that’s bullshit! It’s workers and the people, mostly volunteering and unpaid, who are tirelessly fighting to defend homes and communities from the uncontrollable fires.Too many have died already. But the politicians ...

 

more...- Posted on 2019 Dec 31
 
 
   

Naval exercises: China, Russia, Iran steal a march on US imperialism  
 

A naval drill involving China, the Russian Federation and Iran in the Gulf of Oman and Indian Ocean in December 2019 has revealed a changing balance of forces in two distinct areas traditionally regarded as an important part of a traditional US sphere of influence.

The military exercise has also ...
 

more...- Posted on 2019 Dec 29
 
 
   

Colonialist Influences Remain In Hong Kong  
 

The persistent demonstrations, sometimes peaceful, sometimes violent, on the streets of Hong Kong are taking place 22 years after the formal transition of Hong Kong from a colony of Britain to a Special Administration Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China (PRC).

The British seized the island of Hong ...
 

more...- Posted on 2019 Dec 29
 
 
   

S.A. Ex-Premier Jay Weatherill becomes a promoter of Andrew Forrest's self-help capitalism  
 
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
Saint Mark
 
Just recently the past Labor Premier of South Australia, Jay Weatherill made a Faustian pact with the ...
 

more...- Posted on 2019 Dec 23
 
 
   

Afghanistan Pt 2: Lies and psy-ops revealed  
 

A trove of United States government records about military considerations and Afghanistan have shown what observers have long speculated and departments in Washington and the Pentagon denied.

Following the US-led military invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, defence officials used Psychological Warfare Operations (PWOs) or psy-ops, to deliberately convey a misleading ...

 

more...- Posted on 2019 Dec 21
 
 
   

Afghanistan Pt 1: US imperialism and the Indian Ocean smack track  
 

A recent Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) publication, Special Report, Ocean Horizons , contains a sub-section about the problem of drug trafficking from Afghanistan. Like much of the information in ASPI publications it is brief, highlighting a perceived problem, but totally lacking in sensible analysis and devoid of historical references ...

 

more...- Posted on 2019 Dec 20
 
 
   

We will never forget Norman Brown!  
 

Today, December 16 2019, marks the ninetieth anniversary of the murder by police of Greta, NSW, coal miner Norman Brown.

Brown was one of thousands of coal miners locked out by colliery owners across northern New South Wales. The lockout was to eventually last 18 months.

 

more...- Posted on 2019 Dec 15
 
 
   

Big multinationals still dodging tax  
 

Latest figures from the Australian Tax Office (ATO) show that big multinational corporations are continuing to evade their obligations to pay tax on their Australian earnings. They have been doing this for many years, but the ATO has only made data available since the 2013-14 financial year.

 

more...- Posted on 2019 Dec 13
 
 
   

 
 
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