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VOTING WON’T FIX THIS MESS

This article first appeared in The Anvil Vol 11 No 2, published 30 April 2022. On 21 May, voters in Australia will choose which government will oversee exploitation and oppression of the working class by the capitalists for the next … Continue reading

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May Day 2022

May Day 1886 On 1 May, 1886, Anarchist-led unions in Chicago in the US struck for the eight hour day.  A worker was shot dead by a cop, so a protest was called for 4 May.  After an unidentified person … Continue reading

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Anzac Day 2022

Gallipoli 1915 Winston Churchill wanted to knock the Ottoman Empire out of the war. Plan A, a naval attack on the Dardanelles, failed.  Plan B was a land assault.    So, on 25 April, about 25,000 Australian and New Zealand … Continue reading

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WAR IN UKRAINE

This article first appeared in The Anvil Vol 11 No 1, published 28 February 2022. Note: As we go to press, it is apparent that Russian forces are making less progress than observers predicted. They are being slowed down and, … Continue reading

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CAPITALISM CAN’T STOP CLIMATE CHANGE

This article first appeared in The Anvil Vol 10 No 6, published 31 December 2021. COP26, the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference held in Glasgow, was a monumental failure. It was supposed to be the forum where the world finally … Continue reading

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CFMEU VICTORIA FAILS ITS COVID TEST

This article first appeared in The Anvil, Vol 10 No 5, published 31 October 2021. CFMEU Office Demonstration 21 Sept 2021 Source: styleheavens.com (original source unattibuted) The anti-vaxxer attack on the offices of the CFMEU in Melbourne last month is … Continue reading

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CAPITALISM IS DESTROYING THE CLIMATE

This article first appeared in The Anvil, Vol 10 No 5, published 31 October 2021. The UN Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26) is scheduled to run in Glasgow for two weeks from 31 October. It will not stop catastrophic … Continue reading

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AUKUS: A BIG STEP TOWARD WAR

Statement from the Melbourne Anarchist Communist Group about the announcement of the AUKUS partnership. Released 26 September 2021. Credit: http://www.crikey.com.au  The AUKUS partnership announced on 16 September is a big step towards war against China. The centrepiece of its first … Continue reading

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VACCINATION VS GLOBAL CAPITALISM

This article first appeared in The Anvil, Vol 10 No 4, published 31 August 2021. The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus continues to sweep the world. So far, it has caused over 200 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 and over 4,500,000 deaths. We … Continue reading

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TRANSITION TO DISASTER

This article first appeared in The Anvil, Vol 10 No 4, published 31 August 2021. The National Plan to Transition Australia’s National COVID-19 Response is a plan for disaster. The Federal Government, at the behest of the most powerful capitalists … Continue reading

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