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MAY DAY 2017

Origins The first May Day was a workers’ strike and demonstration in Chicago in the United States in 1886. They were fighting for the eight hour day. Police killed several workers. At a protest meeting a few days later, someone … Continue reading

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WAR

World War I WWI was a crime against humanity, with two rival imperialist alliances fighting it out to redivide the colonies, markets and resources of the world. The lives of soldiers, Australians included, and civilian populations were sacrificed to the … Continue reading

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PRESIDENT TRUMP

This article was published as Vol 6, No 1 of The Anvil, March-April 2017 Against majority expectations, last November Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. He was inaugurated in January with the most reactionary Cabinet in living … Continue reading

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IWD 2017: CELEBRATING A NEW REVOLUTION

Petrograd, 1917 The women of Petrograd in 1917 made International Women’s Day their day for going out on strike for bread and peace and an end to Czarist rule. They were angry and defiant in the face of the regime, … Continue reading

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Trump & the myth of the progressive but misled ‘white working class’ voters

The Melbourne Anarchist Communist Group publishes the following article as a contribution to discussion following the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States.  While we wouldn’t agree with every sentence in Andrew’s article, we think it’s definitely … Continue reading

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RISE & RISE OF THE EXTREME RIGHT

This article originally appeared in The Anvil, Vol 5 No 1, published in August 2016 Despite a burst of publicity at its first appearance, Reclaim Australia (RA) has been eclipsed by the certifiable fascists of the United Patriots Front (UPF). … Continue reading

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ELECTIONS ARE NOT THE ANSWER

The Australian Federal election campaign grinds on, with most people being heartily sick of the whole thing. Neither the Liberals nor Labor are trusted by most voters and the major parties are horrified at the drift of voters to minor … Continue reading

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