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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

Espionage and Foreign Interference Bill 2017  


Moves by the Shinzo Abe government in Japan to monitor political debate in Australia about proposed foreign interference laws reveal a great deal about U.S. imperialist  diplomacy toward the Asia-Pacific region.

US foreign policy toward the region is channelled through Japan and Australia and the US seeks to have ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Feb 19

Child care workers’ struggle for recognition and respect intensifies  
Ned K.
Early this February 2018, the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission rejected child care workers union’s claim for significant pay rises for the largely female child care workforce.
The child care workers union’s claim is really about equal pay for women performing comparable value to work ...

more...- Posted on 2018 Feb 13

Militarism in the Asia-Pacific region  


Several recent diplomatic statements and media releases have thrown light upon the wave of militarism sweeping the Asia-Pacific region.
The militarism has not been planned for defensive positions. It is aggressive and based upon real-war scenarios.


more...- Posted on 2018 Feb 07

“Corporate Welfare” – for whose benefit?  
Ned K.
In the last week of January this year, motor cycle manufacturer Harley Davidson announced it would be closing its New Castalloy wheel rim factory at North Plympton in Adelaide's western suburbs in 2019 with the loss of about 160 directly employed jobs and an unknown number of ...

more...- Posted on 2018 Feb 07

Australia, Japan and the drivers of Pentagon policy  

Recent high-level Asia-Pacific diplomatic meetings in Tokyo with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe have revealed widespread concern in Pentagon-led regional decision-making circles.

more...- Posted on 2018 Jan 28

Australia needs full independence for a People’s Australia Day  

Ned K.

26 January 2018 was a magnificent day of struggle by tens of thousands of Indigenous and non - Indigenous Australian people who took to the streets across the country to demonstrate their disagreement with 26 January as Australia Day. The liberal leaning Guardian Australia published an excellent video ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Jan 28

All The Way With USA? At What Cost!  

Ned K.

USA President Trump recently stated that the USA's main military threat was no longer terrorism but other big powers in Russia and China. The Turnbull Government in Australia quickly jumped on board the "All the Way with the USA" latest directive from the White House, with Deputy Prime ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Jan 28

There is no “independent umpire”: we fight or we lose!  

Nick G.

The decision by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) to order NSW rail workers to abandon a 24-hour strike on the NSW train network on Monday 22 January, is an attack on workers everywhere.

The ruling effectively says that if industrial action is likely to inconvenience anyone, or cause ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Jan 28

Treading the imperialist war path  

Bill F.
Incoming Liberal Senator, retired Major General Jim Molan, has been promoting himself as an expert on Australia’s strategic defence policy, but in reality is only regurgitating the demands of US imperialism.


more...- Posted on 2018 Jan 22

Oppose the Leigh Creek UCG proposal!  

Nick G.

The South Australian Labor Government, facing a March 2018 election, has just announced a public consultation on a proposal for an Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) project in Leigh Creek, Adnyamathanha Land.

The proposal suits the pro-mining stance of State Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis, a vocal supporter of the defeated ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Jan 22

Uneven Development of Capitalism - A Cause of Insecurity for All Working People in Australia.  

Ned K .

The World Bank predicts 3.1% global economic growth for 2018. In Australia Gross Domestic Product is about 3% and the Australian Stock Exchange is at its highest level since the 2008 crash. A rosy picture for a few wealthy speculators and large corporations.

However not all is ...


more...- Posted on 2018 Jan 17

Foreign multinationals are driving attacks on workers  

Danny O.

A quick look at recent industrial disputes around the country reveals a common thread running through them all. Foreign-owned multinational corporations have been deeply involved in all the major disputes around Australia in the last six months.  


more...- Posted on 2018 Jan 14

Korean Peninsula: a crisis in US imperialist policy  
United States “diplomacy” is in crisis over the Korean peninsula. The Trump administration is unlikely to achieve any realistic diplomatic success.

more...- Posted on 2018 Jan 09

The re-militarisation of Japan and the likely implications  


An announcement by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that an increase in the defence budget was taking place is a further step toward the re-militarisation of the country as a bulwark of US imperialist-led western military planning.


more...- Posted on 2018 Jan 06

The Strange, Shadowy and Contradictory World of “Counter-Terrorism Experts”  


In early December a meeting of 'counter-terrorism experts' took place in Melbourne as the war in Syria was drawing to a close. Billed as 'the global fight against terror' which was noted as having 'entered a dangerous and unpredictable phase' the gathering was coordinated at the highest level through ...


more...- Posted on 2017 Dec 30

Trump Administration: New initiatives a rehash of past political moves.  


Moves by the Trump administration to launch their National Security Strategy (NSS) together with tax reforms in December are not new initiatives, having been tried before by previous administrations. They also form a typical far-right approach to the dysfunctional political malaise which is of their own making.

There is ...


more...- Posted on 2017 Dec 23

The Struggle for the Liberation and Independence of West Papua Continues  
John C
  Just 200km to the north of Australia lies one of our nearest neighbours, West Papua , which has been under a brutal Indonesian occupation since illegal military incursions in 1962 and eventual annexation by that country in 1963. Prior to that, it was under the rule ...

more...- Posted on 2017 Dec 19

Maritime workers defy bosses' intimidation  

Alice M.

The Maritime Workers Union Webb Dock struggle has shown that collective struggle on the ground is a very powerful tool of the working class and the basis of an independent working class agenda.


more...- Posted on 2017 Dec 18

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


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