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The settler-colonial control of Treaty in Aotearoa

An article which critiques treaties as a formalised mechanism legitimising settler-colonial control in Aotearoa, instead positing autonomous insurrection as an alternative means of collective emancipation.

'Change the Rules': reifying labour under capital

A critique of Sally McManus, the Australian Council of Trade Unions, and the 'Change the Rules' campaign from a communist perspective.

The contradictions of Left Renewal

A criticism of Left Renewal, a libertarian socialist tendency within the NSW Greens in Australia.

Contrasting populisms: Lambie’s labourism and Hanson’s opportunism

Contrasting populisms: Lambie’s labourism and Hanson’s opportunism

The Australian Left are keen to conflate the anti-politics offered by Jacqui Lambie and Pauline Hanson. While they share similar cultural prejudices, they could not be further apart in their material solutions.