The political issues posed by the Australian election crisis

The ruling elites, whether in Australia or around the world, cannot return to the stable and predictable parliamentary forms through which they ruled in the past. The systemic breakdown of world economy, ever mounting geopolitical conflicts, the rising danger of war, and, above all, the political radicalisation underway within the working class and youth, preclude that possibility.

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Australian PM sinks Rudd’s bid for UN secretary general
30 July 2016
The fracas this week over former Prime Minister Rudd has not only highlighted deep divisions in the Coalition government, but also raises a question about Washington’s hand in events.
SEP public meetings review political lessons of Australian election
26 July 2016
Explosive political developments in the past weeks have vindicated the analysis and perspective fought for by the SEP in the July 2 federal election.
Post-election rifts intensify in Australian Greens
26 July 2016
Founding party leader Bob Brown publicly called for the ousting of the Greens’ executive in New South Wales.
Australian artists and students speak out against closure of fine arts college
26 July 2016
Many within the arts community have denounced the plans to amalgamate Sydney’s three main arts colleges into one “super-campus.”

Australian workers and youth voice interest in SEP’s perspective
26 July 2016
Attendees speak about their concerns over US plans for war against China and the government’s austerity agenda.
Build the IYSSE on Australian campuses and schools!
25 July 2016
Developments since the Australian federal election have underscored the preparations by the ruling elite for war with China and authoritarian forms of rule.
US stokes divisions over South China Sea at ASEAN summit
25 July 2016
The Philippines and Vietnam are at loggerheads with Cambodia over a reference in the final communiqué to the recent UN-backed court ruling negating China’s maritime claims.
US vice president’s trip triggers debate on US-China conflict
23 July 2016
A full-scale US assault on China would almost certainly escalate into a nuclear war, in which millions would die.