How the Labor Party Betrayed the Working Class

For decades the liberal-bourgeois Australian Labor Party (ALP) have portrayed themselves as a party fighting for workers' rights, but nothing could be further from the truth. With every small immediate gain the Labor Party have granted to the proletariat, they have also introduced measures and reforms which have effectively cut off the legs of Australia's trade unions.

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Swing to the Right: Autopsy of the 2019 Federal Election

The 2019 federal election was billed as the “un-loseable election” with Newspoll predicting the ALP would form government with 77 seats. Even Sportsbet was so confident in a Labor win that they paid out early to punters. Of course, events on election night showed just how wrong pundits were, with all major parties losing first preference votes to smaller parties.

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Communists In Trade Unions

In Australia, Communists held union office in several strategic unions, much to the alarm of the CIA at the time. The role of Communists in bucking the system with successful strike struggles lead to many lessons learned from communist involvement in trade unions.

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“Newstart” Or A Dead End?

Seven hundred and thirty nine thousand children living in poverty. This is the nation that’s allegedly young and free. It’s incredibly hard to live free with uncertainty about your survival and dignity. That is the underlying promise of our society isn’t it? Freedom and dignity. When did we allow the bar to be set lower instead of higher?

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