Resistance conference promotion

Resistance: Young Socialist Alliance condemns the killing of three Palestinian youth by Israeli security forces and settlers in the past 24 hours. They have joined the nearly 500 Palestinians who have been injured by the Israeli occupation forces since clashes began several days ago.

National co-convener of Resistance Mia Sanders said: “This kit is a joke! If anything, it's the Liberal government's extremist agenda we should be worried about."

"Even if Malcolm Turnbull was to recall this piece of trash, the damage is already done. What a first gaffe as PM this is! Young people, especially those being radicalised by capitalism are well aware of the hypocritical and Orwellian nature of this failing government. The whole country is laughing at this pathetic anti-activist scheme."

There are many issues facing young people in or entering the workplace that impact not just on young people but on the broader working class as well. Most young people enter the workforce with no knowledge of legal working conditions, which makes it difficult if not impossible for young workers to speak up when issues in the workplace arise.

The myth of Australia as a post-sexist society prevails under Minister for Women, Tony “What the housewives of Australia need to understand as they do the ironing” Abbott.

Transgender people have always existed. Brotherboys and Sistergirls were a part of Aboriginal Australian cultures reaching back tens of thousands of years before the British invasion.

The University of Queensland Resistance Club has joined with other student clubs to call on the university administration to divest money from fossil fuels.

The rich get richer and the poor get poorer, yet both the Abbott government and the so-called opposition try to place the blame for falling living standards on refugees, Aboriginal people, welfare recipients and the poor and marginalised.

RYSA has started a campaign for youth, by youth, to organise those who are interested in marriage equality and the LGBTI struggle at large.

Universal Basic Income (UBI) is not a new idea. But it is an idea whose time has come. It is one of the simplest, most obvious pieces of social policy imaginable: every member of a society, with no exceptions, is entitled to enough money to live on.

The conservative right has launched a last ditch campaign to swing public opinion away from support for marriage equality.

The fight for marriage equality in Australia has been long ongoing, and its success long, long overdue. This activism has already changed Australia, helping create majority support for marriage equality.

To reclaim the urban commons and create cities where young people are safe, valued and included, we need an urban revolution that can place people and planet at the heart of urban development.

Resistance: Young Socialist Alliance expresses its solidarity with the Socialist Federation of Youth Associations (SGDF) and the socialist movement in Turkey in the face of the massacre of dozens of young socialist activists in Suruç by ISIS with the collusion of the Turkish government.

A new generation of progressive youth activists needs to look well to the left of the Labor party.

Socialist Alliance seeks to work with all activists of diverse political views, and we believe Queer Collaborations should be inclusive of students of differing political views.

The increasing lack of job opportunities and job security for those wishing to enter the workforce is a barrier for young people seeking employment.

Resistance: Young Socialist Alliance encourages all young workers to join their union and take part in rank and file organising to ensure that their union exists to represent the members.

Here are 10 reasons why socialism is the way forward to solve society’s problems!

Resistance members and Deakin University students, were told to change out of their T-shirts which displayed the classic feminist 'Rosie the Riveter' image with the text “Up Yours Abbott”.

Resistance: Young Socialist Alliance condemns the passing of the Higher Education and Research Amendment Bill, which included fee-deregulation, in the House of Representatives on February 25.

"The National Union of Students organises national days of action, in which students around the country take part in rallies to fight back against the latest round of attacks against public education. This year, students are continuing to fight the biggest attack on accessible education since HECS was introduced in 1989."

The National Union of Students has organised a National Day of Action on March 25 with demands including no deregulated fees, more funding for universities and a fairer student income support system. Resistance put together 10 reasons to attend these rallies.

Popular concern grows for the wellbeing of refugees in detention, as over 700 asylum seekers on Manus Island enter their 8th day of hunger strike, and up to 200 are now suffering dehydration. Witnessing an outpour of reports detailing increasingly desperate acts of self harm, the Australian public stands up to say enough to the torture of refugees, and calls on the coalition government for compassion.

Fee deregulation will be resurrected this year. This gives education activists that general zombie-slayer feeling any sane human gets from fighting a piece of legislation you thought you had killed already. Here are some of the things someone with more money than you has said about fee deregulation and why they’re not completely accurate.

The University of Western Sydney Bankstown 'Resistance Club' activists Mia Sanders and Ian Escandor have been elected to the Bankstown Student Campus Council (SCC) and the campus magazine CrUWSible editorial board.

Radical Ideas is a conference for young people who are looking to build the politics of an alternative. It is a weekend of discussion and debate on how young people can best organise to build a new politics for radically more democratic, equal and just future.

The Resistance: Young Socialist Alliance club on University of Western Sydney (UWS) Bankstown campus organised a free barbecue for students and staff on September 10, and raised $100 in donations for Gaza recovery charities

With elections for various student bodies about to begin on campuses, Resistance has been discussing its general orientation.

The federal Coalition government plans to ramp up Work for the Dole for job seekers under 30.

The struggle against education cuts has exploded onto the national stage in the lead up to and following the budget announcement by the Abbott Liberal-National Coalition government, a budget set to massively increase student debt.


by Dr. Radut