Australian anti-terror raids part of US war drive
20 September 2014
Within hours of Australia’s largest-ever anti-terror operation, US Secretary of State Kerry invoked the lurid news reports to justify the US war in Iraq and Syria.
New Zealand parties express sham concern for the poor
20 September 2014
At a Wellington meeting, the speakers all offered election promises to lessen poverty, knowing full well that none would be carried out.
Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific
20 September 2014
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Working class disenfranchised in New Zealand election
19 September 2014
Whatever the composition of the next government, it will deepen the assault on workers’ living standards while committing the country to imperialist wars.

Audit report sets out a corporate blueprint for social counter-revolution

The Australian government’s National Commission of Audit report, released yesterday, lays out the agenda dictated by the financial and corporate elite for the wholesale destruction of the post-World War II social welfare system, and the driving down of the wages to levels below those already imposed in the US and Europe.

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Australian police carry out largest-ever “anti-terror” operation
18 September 2014
Hundreds of police and ASIO intelligence operatives have launched pre-dawn raids across Sydney and Brisbane.
Political witch-hunt against Socialist Alternative on Australian campuses
13 September 2014
The pseudo-left organisation Socialist Alternative is being targeted because of its opposition to the Israeli war against Gaza.
Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific
13 September 2014
The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature.
Bala Tampoe (1922–2014): Socialist revolutionary turned class traitor
13 September 2014
Tampoe’s political degeneration was bound up with the Lanka Sama Samaja Party’s backsliding, which culminated in its 1964 entry into a bourgeois government.