Ben Reid offers a detailed study of where and why support for Pauline Hanson is strongest.
The origins of the criminal Assad dynasty
Omar Hassan confronts the myth that the Assad dynasty in Syria was ever socialist or anti-imperialist.
When the Australian ruling class embraced fascism
Rather than a welcoming, multicultural society, Australia has a menacing history of serious fascist organisations involving figures treated with respect in our history books, as Louise O'Shea explains.
Barbed wire in the shadows: Australia’s concentration camps
Vashti Kenway challenges the idea that the camps on Manus Island and Nauru are a departure from the norm in Australia, examining the use of concentration camps in Australia from the earliest days of invasion.
Review: Alan Shandro, Lenin and the Logic of Hegemony
Viktoria Ivanova reviews the book Lenin: The Logic of Hegemony, a contribution to recent debates about Lenin by Alan Shandro.
How we stopped Pauline Hanson last time
Tess Lee Ack analyses the phenomenon of Pauline Hanson in the 1990s: her support base, how media promotion boosted her profile, and how she was stopped the last time around.
Mining Australian capitalism: industry in the global division of labour
Ben Hillier outlines the role of the mining industry in the development of the Australian economy, situating the latter in the global division of labour, and outlines the challenges facing the Australian ruling class in the twenty-first century.
Marx and the state: the politics of philosophy
Sadia Schneider on Marx's theory of the state.
Nestor Makhno: the failure of anarchism
Mick Armstrong dismantles the romanticism surrounding Makhno in some anarchist circles today with a study of his activity during the Russian Civil War.
Daniel Bensaïd and “the last generation of October”
Darren Roso on the political activity and theoretical concerns of an important figure on the French far left from the mid-1960s until his death in January 2010.
The 1968-9 Pakistan Revolution: a students’ and workers’ popular uprising
The images of the 1960s which dominate in Australia are those from the Western countries. Justen Bellingham’s account of the 1968-69 uprising in Pakistan is an important corrective to the Eurocentric view of the upheavals of the time.