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  • Ireland: Byelection triumph marks turning point

    Ireland: Byelection triumph marks turning point

    Paul Murphy wins parliamentary seat as 100,000 march against water charges! 12 October 2014 will be a day that’s remembered for years to come in Ireland. An estimated 100,000 marched in Dublin against the hated water charges. And on the same day, Paul Murphy, Socialist Party member and Anti Austerity […]

  • Crown’s licence to print money

    Crown’s licence to print money

    James Packer’s Crown Casino was given a whopping free kick by the Victorian Liberal government in September. A new deal with the government extends the license for Crown’s Melbourne casino until 2050, allowing them to expand their gaming floors and add even more machines. By Ben Convey, Socialist Party In […]

  • Anti-democratic laws won’t stop terrorism

    Anti-democratic laws won’t stop terrorism

    Last month Australia’s terrorism alert level was increased from medium to high. The government claimed this was a result of the threat posed from people returning to Australia after fighting with Islamic State (Isis) in Iraq and Syria. By Tim Tran, Socialist Party Within a week of the announcement, the […]

  • Defending Australian profit interests in Iraq

    Defending Australian profit interests in Iraq

    In mid September Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that 600 military personnel would be deployed to Iraq to fight against Islamic State (IS, formerly known as ISIS). By Conor Flynn, Socialist Party The task force, which will include SAS forces and eight Super Hornet assault jets, will be stationed in […]

  • East-West Link: Community campaign getting closer to victory

    East-West Link: Community campaign getting closer to victory

    The anti-East-West Link campaign is going from strength to strength, and is potentially close to one of the biggest victories for ordinary people in decades. By Chris Dite, Socialist Party For months the community campaign has been demanding that the Labor Opposition commit to ripping up any contracts signed before […]