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For a militant, fighting New Year
- 2019 Jan 01

Greetings to all for 2019 - a year of expanding class struggle and political advances for the revolutionary working class.


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

Brexit, 5 Eyes and One More: Japan?  
(Contributed)     21 January 2019

When Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited his British counterpart, Theresa May, there was far more on the main agenda than common economic considerations with Brexit.
Following diplomatic formalities there were serious agenda items which included:
Firstly, implications arising from Japan now having been ...

more...- Posted on 2019 Jan 21

Government “generosity” a barrier to reef protection  
Nick G.      18 January 2019
The Australian National Audit Office report on the $444 million grant from the federal government to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation ignores the most important aspects of this uncharacteristic generosity.

more...- Posted on 2019 Jan 18

The Senator, the Rally and the Right  
(Contributed)     18 January 2019
Controversy surrounding Senator Fraser Anning attending a far-right political rally in Melbourne in early January has highlighted how those concerned, in collaboration with their neo-Nazi admirers, are still able to make a nasty, unpleasant contribution to political discourse in contemporary Australia.

more...- Posted on 2019 Jan 17

Backing the Adani end of town  

Lindy Nolan     17 January 2019

The anti-Adani fight has been a touchstone in the struggle for sovereignty. This unfolding story is the fourth in a series investigating ruptures in a carefully fostered pro-corporate united front among First Nations Peoples.




more...- Posted on 2019 Jan 16

Workers Organising - A Strong Base for Winning an Independent, Socialist Australia  

Ned K.    15 January 2019

In the struggle between capital and labour in Australia since 1788, the working class has overcome all sorts of obstacles put in its path by the ruling colonial and imperialist powers and their various layers of governments. Laws at state and federal levels have ...


more...- Posted on 2019 Jan 15

First Nations’ Law is the heart of resistance  

Lindy Nolan     January 6, 2019

This is the third article investigating ruptures in a carefully fostered pro-corporate united front among First Nations Peoples. It updates and revisits previously published material on mining industry interference in First Nations’ communities and issues.


more...- Posted on 2019 Jan 11

Injustice within the Law means Resistance is always our Duty  

Danny O.     10 January 2019

We are told that the law is impartial. That all stand equally before it, and that it arbitrates fairly and with justice. But it doesn’t. Our lived experiences show us that’s a lie.


more...- Posted on 2019 Jan 09

Cheap Labour and Regional Migration Schemes have a long history in Australia  

Ned K.   8 January 2019

2019 is an election year in the federal parliamentary three-year cycle. Immigration is likely to be blown up out of all proportion as an election issue. One idea already thrown up by the Morrison Government is forced regional migration as a condition of entry ...


more...- Posted on 2019 Jan 08

Jindalee, Lombrum and the gathering storm  

(Contributed)  8 January 2019

Announcements from Canberra that the Lombrum military base on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, will be upgraded have included a wealth of information about US-led initiatives to counter the growing influence of China in the South Pacific.
What has been less well publicised, however, has been ...


more...- Posted on 2019 Jan 08

Longford workers still standing up and fighting back  

Nick G. 5 January 2019

A picket line at Longford in Victoria epitomises the determination of the Australian working class to stand up and fight back.
The makeshift camp was established by unions near the entrance to the Longford gas plant in June 2017 after 230 Esso maintenance workers effectively ...


more...- Posted on 2019 Jan 05

US imperialists order Australia to confront China over South China Seas  

(Contributed) 3 January 2018

Following a dramatic boost to Japan’s military budget, at the behest of the United States, the Pentagon has now issued an important regional directive for Canberra to follow.
It was not coincidental.


more...- Posted on 2019 Jan 03

Book review: “Constructing China” by Mobo Gao  

Ned K

When I read "Explaining China: How A Socialist Country Took the Capitalist Road to Social- Imperialism" posted on the CPA-ML web site, I thought how timely it would be for Vanguard readers to read Mobo Gao's latest book, "Constructing China - Clashing Views Of The People's Republic" (published ...


more...- Posted on 2019 Jan 01

For a militant, fighting New Year  

Greetings to all for 2019 - a year of expanding class struggle and political advances for the revolutionary working class.


more...- Posted on 2019 Jan 01

Sison's address to Australian meetings celebrating 50 years of the CPP  
Keynote Address to the Comrades and Friends in Australia
By Jose Maria Sison
Founding Chairman
Communist Party of the Philippines
December 26, 2018

more...- Posted on 2018 Dec 28

Japan’s “defence” budget serves US plans to counter China’s rise  


In mid-December, the Japanese government announced a new five-year defence plan with an increased budget. The brief nature of the small media release could easily have missed the attention of readers of the capitalist press here in Australia. Nevertheless, it provided insight into the bigger picture of US-led regional ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Dec 27

Hungarian workers rebel against overtime “slave law”  

Nick G.

While the eyes of class-conscious workers in Australia have been focussed on the continuing “yellow vests” movement in France in recent weeks, a significant movement led by the working class has broken out in Hungary.
The right-wing, overtly fascist government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban decided to introduce ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Dec 23

Solidarity message to the Communist Party of the Philippines 50th anniversary  

The Communist Party of Australia (Marxist-Leninist) warmly congratulates the leadership and members of the Communist Party of the Philippines on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the CPP.


more...- Posted on 2018 Dec 23

Indonesia between the superpowers  
21 December 2018

Diplomatic apprehension on the part of the Indonesian government of President Joko Widodo about the proposed US-led military planning with Australia to upgrade the Lombrum naval facilities on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea, has revealed three important considerations:
In the first place, Indonesia itself, as ...

more...- Posted on 2018 Dec 21


Humphrey McQueen

The following is the text of Marxist historian Humphrey McQueen’s presentation on the Bond market and the capitalist economy from 3CR’s Solidarity Breafast  program for 15 December 2018


more...- Posted on 2018 Dec 19

Security Officers fight exploitation by multinational corporations  

Ned K.

The private security services industry has become a growth industry in the 21st century following the events of September 2001 in New York city with the destruction of the twin towers.



more...- Posted on 2018 Dec 18

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