Defend the right to strike

Over the past few months Kevin Rudd has been progressively releasing the industrial relations policy of the Labor Party. Contrary to previous statements where Rudd said he would be tearing up Work Choices, it seems now he will only be tinkering at the edges of the legislation and retaining significant parts of it.

Building socialism in Australia

I don’t think we can start a discussion of approaches to building socialism in Australia without first outlining the objective situation that exists. As with most advanced capitalist countries in the western world Australia is completely dominated by pro capitalist forces and thus their ideology.