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Current Issue of The Guardian
June 22, 2016 - click here for index of articles.
Hands off – Medicare
Medicare, the public hospital system and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) have together provided the people of Australia with comprehensive cover and a world-class public health system. more ...
Editorial – CSIRO cuts – Put this govt last
The Turnbull/Abbott government has set out to gut social welfare and services, demolish the public service, deregulate the operations of big business and privatise what remains of public assets. more ...
Elders paint grim picture of future
Yalata Elders from South Australia are calling for resistance against two proposed nuclear waste dumps. In February last year, Labor Premier of South Australia Jay Weatherill launched a nuclear Royal Commission. more ...
Their debt, our repayments
The federal budget or any other government budget is in many respects similar to a family or worker’s budget but on a far larger scale. There are two components – income and expenditure. more ...
Defeat the Coalition – CPA Statement
The Communist Party of Australia warns there are several urgent questions for the working class and other exploited people at the forthcoming federal elections. The Communists will be registered for the next elections but, unfortunately, on this occasion the choice for left and progressive voters is limited to political forces lacking in working class ideology. more ...
Theory and Practice – Socialism and human development
In his book The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State Frederick Engels presents a brilliant summary of the development of human society up to the present time. more ...
Union leaders’ outrage at Orlando massacre
Union leaders expressed horror and outrage at a gunman’s mass killing of 49 people, and wounding of 53 more, at an Orlando, Florida, club that catered to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. Several leaders again demanded increased gun control. more ...
Culture & Life – Ali and US gun violence
The death of Muhammad Ali brought forth the usual media avalanche of tributes, most of which concentrated on his sporting record. Ali however was much more than that, as the following extracts from the tribute in the journal Foreign Policy In Focus by Phyllis Bennis show. Ms Bennis is director of the New Internationalism Project at the USA’s Institute for Policy Studies. more ...
Quote of the Week
You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
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