In Independent Australia today, I discuss the suppression of free speech behind the recent suspension of academic Roz Ward. I say among other things:
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Our aim is for an Australia in which asylum seekers and refugees are treated with dignity and humanity, not with punishment and cruelty. It embodies the values of fairness and generosity towards those who are vulnerable and in need of sanctuary.
This academic article of mine was published on Monday. It is about Marx’s methods and tax.
In Independent Australia I examine Labor’s social welfare policies and find they are edging closer to those of the Coalition rather than a progressive workers’ party.
I start off by saying:
Lachlan Marshall in socialist magazine Solidarity explains the Syrian regime’s history of deals with imperialism and attacks on its own working class in order to boost its own wealth and power. Among other things he says:
Drive past Trades Hall up until the election and you might be shocked to see a giant Malcolm Turnbull head jump out at you. This billboard sums up the choice facing working Australians at this election – do we support a government promising $50 billion in corporate tax cuts while trying to undermine penalty rates, or do we #puttheliberalslast?