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Socialist Alliance media release:

Socialist Alliance city councillors Sam Wainwright (Fremantle City Council, WA) and Sue Bolton (Moreland City Council, Victoria) today called on the Australian government to expel Israel's ambassador to send a strong message of condemnation of the brutal Israeli military offensive against Gaza.

Similar calls have been made by the Internet Mana Party in New Zealand/Aotearoa, Sinn Fein in Ireland, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and the African National Council Youth League in South Africa.

"This grossly unequal and genocidal war that has already killed hundreds of innocent civilians must stop now. The Australian government should expel Israel's ambassador to send a strong message of condemnation of this... READ MORE

Protest rallies will be taking place around the country this weekend in response to Israel's rampage against Gaza (and the West Bank).

11am, Sun 20 July, Parliament House

1pm,... READ MORE

Joint statement by Asia-Pacific socialists, July 14, 2014

In the past week, Israeli military forces have escalated their offensive on the Gaza Strip. Israeli warplanes have increasingly targeted houses, civilian-populated areas and civilian facilities in the Gaza strip. Israeli warplanes have destroyed a number of houses while their residents were inside, without any prior... READ MORE

Not a week, nor even a day, goes by without a new outrage from the Tony Abbott government. One recent outrage was when Abbott declared that Australia was “unsettled” before the British invasion — taking us back to the days of terra nullius.

This stand, alongside plans to quarantine how young people spend welfare payments while earmarking billions of dollars for unneeded (and technically... READ MORE

Help build the July 6 protests against Abbott's horror budget:

11:30am, Victoria Square
www.facebook.com/events/... READ MORE

Prime minister Tony Abbott chalked up his first budget win on June 17 when the 2% “levy” on high income earners passed both houses of parliament. The next day, the Greens trumpeted the emergence of a double dissolution “trigger” when the Senate rejected the bill to abolish the Clean Energy Finance Corporation.

It is no coincidence that Abbott wanted the temporary tax on high-income... READ MORE

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