Socialist Equality Party meetings to proceed on April 26

The concerted attempt to politically censor the SEP by denying it access to meeting facilities in Sydney has failed. The meeting will take place in the Civic Theatre at the Hurstville Entertainment Centre, starting at 2.00 p.m. Please note the earlier starting time.

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Australia’s Anzac Day and the glorification of militarism and war
25 April 2015
The Anzac Day juggernaut is a deliberate attempt to inculcate patriotism and overwhelm anti-war sentiment in preparation for new and more terrible wars.
University of Michigan IYSSE and WSWS readers oppose ban on SEP (Australia) meeting
25 April 2015
The role of Australian schools in World War I
25 April 2015
The vast majority of recruits to the Australian military during WWI were the product of a harsh and punitive system of compulsory military training.
Australian government to share intelligence with Iranian regime
24 April 2015
The foreign minister’s mission in Tehran was to feel out the possibilities for Washington for greater collaboration with Iran in securing US interests in the Middle East.

A bipartisan conspiracy: Australian imperialism and the Middle East war

The Socialist Equality Party unequivocally condemns the commitment of Australian jet fighters and special forces to indefinite combat operations in the US-led war in Iraq and Syria. The military deployment is a bipartisan conspiracy, carried out against widespread opposition in the working class, to assist US imperialism extend its domination over the entire oil-rich Middle East.

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Australia: State-funded broadcaster at forefront of Anzac glorification
24 April 2015
The Australian government directed the national broadcasting network to churn out hours of World War I centenary propaganda.
Australia’s Anzac Day: Revising history in preparation for new wars
23 April 2015
The political establishment can no longer tolerate anything that could open an avenue for anti-war sentiment, including any questioning of martial traditions that have their roots in World War I.
More letters denouncing Australian city council and university bans on SEP anti-war meeting
23 April 2015
Sydney pacifist forum blocks motion to oppose bans on SEP’s anti-war meeting
23 April 2015
The chairman of last night’s event abruptly shut it down to prevent an SEP member asking the audience to support the SEP’s resolution.