Australia

Living The Dream with the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Latest Living The Dream podcast - this episode is on the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Living The Dream is hosted at The Word From Struggle Street

Why I am a communist

Eleanor Robertson on the need for a communist, as opposed to liberal or reformist, approach to fighting oppression. This post first appeared on Medium.

Intersectional Identity and the Path to Progress

Eleanor Robertson looks at the debate over intersectionality and identity politics, and what these concepts can offer for a renewed version of class politics. This article originally appeared in Meanjin.

Get mad and get even

Eleanor Robertson critiques liberal forms of feminism, and offers some suggestions for what a class-struggle approach could look like. This article first appeared in Meanjin Quarterly.

Anti-Shorten: The ALP is still selling bullshit

A critique of the rehashed social democracy of the Australian Labor Party. Republished from The Word From Struggle Street - an anticapitalist blog from Brisbane

New Forms of Worker Organization: The Syndicalist and Autonomist Restoration of Class Struggle Unionism

This is the first book to compile workers’ struggles on a global basis, examining the formation and expansion of radical unions in the Global South and Global North.

Socialist Comment and Review

Socialist Comment and Review

Socialist Comment - publication of Socialist Party of Australia; and Socialist Comment and Review, joint publication of Socialist Party of Australia and World Socialist Party of New Zealand

Socialism or Chaos

Socialism or Chaos

Pamphlet of the Socialist Party of Australia, a companion party of the World Socialist Movement, published around March 1948.

Libertarian Socialism: Politics in Black and Red

The history of the left is usually told as one of factionalism and division. This collection of essays casts new light to show how the boundaries between Marxism and anarchism have been more porous and fruitful than is conventionally recognised.

“I saw the bright ones arrive”: Idealism, alienation, and persistence in the personal legacies of Australian involvement in the Spanish Civil War

This article explores the little-acknowledged story of Australians who volunteered in the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War. Specific focus is placed on understanding how the experience affected their later years, particularly in the historical context of the Cold War society in which they lived out the remainder of their lives.