Australia

On Budget Eve: Deflation & The Limits to Privatised Keynesianism

Some thoughts on what the latest CPI stats say about capital accumulation in Australia...and class struggles.

The One Big Union Monthly (January 1938)

The January 1938 issue of The One Big Union Monthly, with articles on the Australian Labour Party and the UGT in Spain. Contributors include Bert Russell, Violet Clarke Wilkins, Nicholas Lazarevitch, C.M. Rupel, Chas J. Miller, Covington Hall, T-Bone Slim and A.B. Cobbs.

Anarchist organising and failure

A loss through Anarchist organising is worth more in terms of experience gained than winning through methods that take power out of your hands.

Australia, globalisation and the neoliberal permanent revolution

Australia is a society significantly penetrated by globalised capital, so much so that Australia is sometimes dubbed as being a “client state” or a “dependent state.” Australia is heading toward an election because corporate Australia, by now dominated by multinational corporations, demands of the Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, more free market economic reforms so that their coffers may be filled just that little bit more.

Another Day in The Sun: The National Accounts, Growth and Malfunction

A look at the recent National Accounts and what is going on with capital accumulation in Australia

Australia you’re standing in it part 2: debt and social reproduction

An attempt to think through the connections between state debt, social reproduction and class struggle in Australia

Australia you're standing in it part 1: the pulse rate of accumulation

Part 1 of a series on the current conjuncture of capital accumulation and class struggle in Australia.

The Unaustralians

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Maxine is Mad. Her best friend is dead and she blames Australia. That's right - the whole country! She grabs her boyfriend Henry and hits the road, looking for meaning, kicks and vengeance. Their quest leads them into a frightening world of activists, breatharians, eclipse chasers and techno freaks. They trip through Newcastle, Sydney and even the scariest place of all - Canberra. But they will never give up. They are THE UNAUSTRALIANS.

A Spoonful of Sugar: Childcare, Work and #Budget2015

An analysis of the changes to childcare and paid parental leave in the 2015 Australian Federal Budget

Not with a bang but a whimper: The end of the mining boom and the next budget

With the Federal Government's Plans pretty much stall what can we expect from the upcoming budget?