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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

Statement from the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Australia (Marxist-Leninist)  

This statement from the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Australia (Marxist-Leninist) offers an overview on key economic and political conditions and tasks.


more...- Posted on 2016 Sep 21

Australia: The Looming Crisis  


There is a growing awareness in Australia the country is edging toward an economic crisis.
National income is falling, the economy is slowing. Unemployment has become a serious problem in many areas.


more...- Posted on 2016 Sep 20

The Hypocrisy of the Legal Drug Barons  

Ned K.

Recently a worker who works for a large multinational alcoholic beverage manufacturer went to a party on a Saturday night and had a few drinks and consumed another non-alcoholic recreational drug. He went to work on Monday morning and the company drug tested him.


more...- Posted on 2016 Sep 19

Disappearing truck driver jobs  

Ned K.
The development of passenger cars that do not require a human driver behind the steering wheel is well-advanced. 
This development is not receiving much opposition from people who hope that such technology will somehow make urban travel by car in particular more appealing. It is not seen as ...


more...- Posted on 2016 Sep 18

The ACTU must respond to challenges to its leadership  

Nick G.
The Australian union movement is under vicious and sustained attack from the imperialists and local monopoly capitalists.  
Some of that takes the form of open, undisguised threats and actions, including the police, the courts and the jails.
Some of it takes the form of disguised “support” designed ...


more...- Posted on 2016 Sep 18

Workers unite in powerful support for CUB 55  

Bill F.

Chanting, “The workers, united, will never be defeated”, and “CUB, Shame! Shame! Shame!” 15,000 workers and supporters marched through the streets of Melbourne on Thursday 8th September. A similar rally took place in Brisbane on the same day.


more...- Posted on 2016 Sep 10

Peaky Blinders  

Cecilia S.

I love a good gangster program. I was asking myself why I like them (maybe it’s the hope that they will win against the cops and the establishment) and as I was pondering this question I had another thought, but to put you in the picture, I am ...


more...- Posted on 2016 Sep 08

Gold Stone and Red Dog  

Pat F.

These two Australian films have received favourable reviews and have been viewed by many Australians. They are also, in my view, cheap, nasty, anti-working class propaganda. 

They propagate the view that workers in Australia are ignorant brutes who need to be controlled by police unhindered by the laws ...


more...- Posted on 2016 Sep 06

Book review on temporary migrant workers  

Ned K.

Australian journalist Peter Mares has written a book called "Not Quite Australian - How Temporary Migration Is Changing the Nation". It is worth reading as it provides much information on the challenges that temporary migrant workers face in Australia.


more...- Posted on 2016 Sep 05

Changing Nature of Employment in Australia  

Ned K.

There are some predictions by capitalist think tanks like KPMG that 40% of today's jobs will no longer exist in 2025. The common reason given for this is the march of technological change driven by competition between capitalists. Thousands of the jobs that will no longer exist are in ...


more...- Posted on 2016 Sep 05

Construction workers organise against casualisation  

Louisa L.

A tsunami of casualisation and subcontracting is crashing over our country, submerging workers' wages and conditions, and drowning the hopes of most young people for job security and the chance to ever own a home. Casualisation is no accident. Oversupply of labour power, born from inevitable capitalist boom-bust ...


more...- Posted on 2016 Aug 29

Asbestos returns to Australian building sites  

Louisa L.

Asbestos is back.  A Chinese company has imported asbestos in giant facades, and as insulation, packing and handling material. Construction workers on huge sites round the country were unknowingly drilling asbestos, cutting it or wrapping it in semi-loose form round facades to protect those facades while welding.


more...- Posted on 2016 Aug 29

IBM and the Census  

Pat F.

“If you lay down with dogs, you get up with fleas.”

The Australian Bureau of Statistics, under the leadership of the Chief Statistician, the Minister, and the Prime Minister, contracted to IBM the task of designing and implementing the 2016 Census of Australia. 




more...- Posted on 2016 Aug 24

Gurindji Freedom Day Festival Celebrates Unity and Commitment  

Nick G.

Ngumpin, kartiya karru-la jintaku-la. 
These words, in the Gurindji language, expressed the theme of the celebrations held to mark the 50th anniversary of the Gurindji Walk-Off from Wave Hill cattle station. In English they mean “Blackfella, whitefella unite as one”.


more...- Posted on 2016 Aug 24

Gurindji walk-off at Wave Hill ignited the First Nations' Land Rights movement  

Max O.

A historic commemoration was held at Kalkarindji (600 kms south of Darwin), Northern Territory in August this year to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Wave Hill walk-off by the Gurindji people. This amazing struggle that initially fought for better wages, working and living conditions transformed into the ...


more...- Posted on 2016 Aug 20

US imperialism, Israel and the militarisation of India  


The escalation of India's military capacity provides an excellent means of assessing US-led regional planning. It is not difficult to observe and reveals certain readily identifiable methods of operation: there is little ambiguity surrounding US positions toward India, regarded as a western-backed buttress against China.


more...- Posted on 2016 Aug 10

Imperialism is driving the attacks on CUB workers  

Alice M.

Into the eighth week and the 55 sacked Carlton United Brewery (CUB) Melbourne, maintenance workers and their unions, the ETU and AMWU, are standing strong in their long fight to stop the multinational’s attacks on job security and hard won wages and conditions.


more...- Posted on 2016 Aug 05

The Future Of The Kimberley - Vestey Revisited?  

Ned K.

The Kimberley country in the north of Western Australia is rich in rugged natural beauty, cultural history and significance to indigenous peoples. Parts of the Kimberley have been taken over by big cattle station owners, mostly foreign owned corporations following in the footsteps of the notorious Vestey in ...


more...- Posted on 2016 Aug 03

Indefinite Incarceration: Habeus Corpus  

Pat F. 
Some years ago, the French armed forces infiltrated a bomb squad into New Zealand and blew up a Greenpeace boat, killing the Greenpeace activist on the boat. The perpetrators were caught and convicted. They had killed a man, destroyed a valuable boat, violated New Zealand’s immigration laws, ...


more...- Posted on 2016 Aug 02

Corporate tax evasion is big business for accounting firms  

Max O.

Corporate tax evasion whistle blower, George Rozvany, revealed recently in July that the big four accounting firms - Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC) and KPMG - engage in unethical, fraudulent and aggressive 'tax crimes'.


more...- Posted on 2016 Aug 02

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