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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

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
 
 
   

Statement by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine  
 

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine described the declaration of US President Donald Trump as a declaration of war against the Palestinian people and their rights that makes the U.S. position clear as a hostile entity toward our people and a partner of the Zionist state in its ...

 

more...- Posted on 2017 Dec 14
 
 
   

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
 
 
   

WAR PLANS: THE US AND THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION (INDIAN OCEAN – SECRET BASES, PART TWO)  
 
(Contributed)
 
Two important factors arise with the wave of US-led militarism sweeping the Asia-Pacific and wider region:
The US is failing to maintain its traditional hegemonic position economically and militarily despite developing highly sophisticated weaponry. The military option is the only one left open for the US.
Secondly, US ...
 

more...- Posted on 2017 Dec 13
 
 
   

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)  
 

(Contributed)

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!  
 

(Contributed)

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
 
 
   

Wages: why the capitalist system is always exploitative  
 

Nick G.

Two new studies into aspects of wage payments in Australia, and the repeated call by the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Philip Lowe, for higher wages, create an opportune time to discuss wages from a Marxist perspective.

 

more...- Posted on 2017 Nov 27
 
 
   

Russia: A forward-looking vision must arise from nostalgia for the past  
 

Nick G.

"Poll after poll and public outpourings in recent years testify to a genuine support and longing by the Russian people for the conditions of the socialist era in the Soviet Union...."

 

more...- Posted on 2017 Nov 25
 
 
   

No 'Paradise Lost' for multinationals' tax evasions  
 

Max O.

At the same time that the released "Paradise Papers" exposed the nefarious corporate tax havens and their tax scam evasions, the Turnball Coalition government was once again promoting the case for lowering the company tax rate. Capitalist roaders have plenty of gall when it comes to tax and ...

 

more...- Posted on 2017 Nov 21
 
 
   

Dual citizenship: blowing out the matchstick and ignoring the fire  
 

Nick G

The ridiculous farce of politicians holding dual citizenship may be drawing to an end. A process for resolving the issue has been agreed between the two major parliamentary parties whereby Federal politicians will be required to publicly disclose their citizenship history and status by December 1.

 

more...- Posted on 2017 Nov 14
 
 
   

US imperialism encourages closer ties between Australia and Israel  
 
(Contributed)
 
High-level diplomatic initiatives between Australia and Israel reveal the importance of the former for United States positions in the Middle East. Alliances and military treaties also tie Australia directly into global Pentagon planning elsewhere.
 

more...- Posted on 2017 Nov 08
 
 
   

Lessons of the October Revolution: build the proletarian vanguard party  
 

Martin O’Malley, former State Secretary of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (SA Branch) spoke at an event at the Semaphore Workers Club in Adelaide to mark the centenary of the Great October Socialist Revolution. His speech follows:​

 

more...- Posted on 2017 Nov 08
 
 
   

A gift to the world’s peoples: lessons from the October Revolution  
 

A speech by a CPA M-L comrade, at an event organised by the Communist Party of Australia in Sydney.

It’s an honour to speak tonight on behalf of the Communist Party of Australia Marxist-Leninist, alongside CPA, union and international comrades, to celebrate the momentous Red October.

 

more...- Posted on 2017 Nov 07
 
 
   

October Revolution Celebration in Melbourne  
 

Bill F.

At the invitation of the International League of People’s Struggle (ILPS) 80-90 people attended a celebration of the Russian October Revolution, held in the Maritime Union hall in West Melbourne.

 

more...- Posted on 2017 Nov 05
 
 
   

 
 
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