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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

US imperialist “masters of war” exposed in Yemen conflict  

Nick G.

The masters of war (“those who make the big bombs”) have been exposed in leaked US State department documents showing a cruel indifference to human suffering in Yemen.
The Houthis, a Shiite Muslim community within Yemen, launched a movement in 2004 to overthrow a pro-US and pro-Zionist government.  ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Sep 22

Korean Peninsula: US imperialism losing initiative as two Koreas move closer  

The high-level diplomacy taking place between the Republic of Korea (ROK) and Democratic People's Republic of Korean (DPRK) is an important development for the Korean people. The peninsula has been divided for decades while the Cold War has burned very hot; the ROK was, and remains, part of US-led ...

more...- Posted on 2018 Sep 21

Syria: provocations on the eve of liberation?  
By all accounts the war on Syria may be coming to a close. With the help of Russia and Iran, the Syrian government may be able to mount an assault on the last stronghold of the US, Turkey and Saudi backed rebels in Idlib (There can be little ...

more...- Posted on 2018 Sep 17

US imperialism and violations of Antarctic neutrality  


As United States defence and security planning increasingly concentrates upon the threat posed by China to its traditional hegemonic position, previous decisions taken by the Pentagon during the  Cold War about Antarctica have now become problematic.
The problem remains particularly sensitive by being linked to the US space program. ...

more...- Posted on 2018 Sep 14

Fight SA government’s privatisation agenda  

Nick G.
Prison officers at the Adelaide Remand Centre walked off the job yesterday to protest at the State Liberal government’s plans to privatise the facility.
Under capitalism, prisons are part of the coercive apparatus of the state, yet as employees and union members, warders are entitled to fight for ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Sep 11

Union amalgamations must enhance the independent working class agenda.  
(Written by union members from several industries)
Recently the CFMEU amalgamated or merged with the Textile and Clothing Trades Union and the MUA.
From an industrial occupational coverage perspective, it appears a strange amalgamation with a maritime worker, building site worker and clothing factory worker obviously performing very different work. ...

more...- Posted on 2018 Sep 09

Asia-Pacific: US imperialism downgrades diplomacy, boosts military preparations  
The downgrading of two important Asia-Pacific regional diplomatic meetings by the United States and Australia has revealed a changing emphasis on relations with China.
The downgrading, however, should not be interpreted as the US displaying a declining interest in regional affairs.
To the contrary, the US-led diplomatic initiatives have ...

more...- Posted on 2018 Sep 09

Drought and Climate Change  

Duncan B

The eastern half of Australia is in the grip of severe drought. New South Wales is 100% in drought, with 20% of the state in severe drought. In July less than 10 mm of rain fell in the West, North West and Central regions. The drought is claimed ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Sep 06

Cleaners front Senate Inquiry and demand changes: new booklet available  

The Senate Inquiry into sham contracting and exploitation (we call it swindling) in the cleaning industry opened today in Melbourne.

Cleaners from Melbourne fronted the Inquiry to demand changes in the conditions of their employment. 

To coincide with the opening of the Inquiry, we have uploaded the pdf of a ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Sep 04

Australia and Huawei: a bit more than meets the eye  

and (Contributed)

Moves by the Australian government to not allow China's Huawei telecommunications equipment manufacturer involvement with the planned 5G network are a direct result of the US-led attempts to restrict opportunities for Chinese economic and commercial growth, and has specifically highlighted the importance of Australia within their regional foreign ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Sep 03

Release Shen Mengyu!  

Nick G.
Small, but well-organised rallies are occurring in China to demand the release of young female labour activist Shen Mengyu who was taken from her parents by three unidentified males in Shenzhen on Saturday August 11.
Shen (left) is a graduate in mathematics and computer science, but took the ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Aug 29

Parliamentary crisis reflects ruling class divisions over who can best serve their interests  

Nick G.

Now that the dust has settled and the blades have been wiped clean, what can we make of the latest coup to unseat a sitting prime minister?

Whilst the entire focus of the mass media has been on the personalities involved – their egos, the personal motives of ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Aug 27

New US bases in Argentina to strengthen its global domination  

The announcement that US imperialism has planned new military bases in Argentina indicates revised military planning with three main considerations.
Firstly, Argentina has historically been a central regional hub for 'US interests'. During the period 2003-15, however, 'US interests' were threatened by centre-left governments in Buenos Aires.The present Trump ...

more...- Posted on 2018 Aug 27

Can we ever make Fair Work fair?  

Danny O.

Under a class system like capitalism, a system run by and for the benefit of one class over another, can society’s laws, rules, and legal institutions ever be truly “fair” and “independent”? This is an important question that workers should ask themselves when thinking about the ongoing Change ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Aug 21

Anning speech: racism and division must not be allowed!  

Mark A.

On the 14th of August 2018, Fraser Anning, senator and Katter's Australian Party member, gave his controversial maiden speech to an almost universally negative reaction.
This is largely due to his abhorrent comments regarding the nature of immigration, calling for a “final solution”, a plebiscite with which the ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Aug 21

Regional Areas Hard Hit By Rising Utilities Prices  
Ned K.
Australia has developed unevenly as a capitalist economy dominated by foreign owned corporations and finance capital.
In the 21st Century, the large eastern seaboard cities of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane have grown and absorbed or attracted most of the population growth of the country. This has reached the ...

more...- Posted on 2018 Aug 20

“Jobs You Can Count On” Campaign Narrative Can Unite Workers  
Ned K.
The ACTU and two of its affiliates, United Voice and National Union of Workers all use 'Jobs You Can Count On" as a campaign narrative to unite workers in action.
As with the Your Rights At Work campaign there are those within the union movement who see ...

more...- Posted on 2018 Aug 20

Report on armed resistance from Turkey/Kurdistan  

We reprint a report from Red Dawn August 2018, the information bulletin of the Marxist-Leninist Communist Party (MLKP) Turkey/Kurdistan on the guerrilla resistance to the Turkish Erdogan dictatorship (aka the AKP/Palace regime).  The fighters of the MLKP army are testimony to the logic of history, namely, that oppression breeds resistance, ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Aug 18

Australia should not help anyone who wants to dominate Space  


The announcement by the Pentagon that  the United States is planning a Space Command by the end of 2018 has far-reaching implications for Australia.

There is a wave of US-led militarism sweeping the Asia-Pacific region involving the corporate sector.


more...- Posted on 2018 Aug 18

Bourgeois panic attack: youth “lurching leftward”!  

Nick G.

A survey of Australian Millennials by the Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) has found that the majority of young Australians (58%) view socialism favourably compared to less than a fifth (18%) who view it unfavourably.
Millennials are defined as those born between 1980 and 1996.
The report mirrors ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Aug 15

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