Number 11 - Summer 2016
The broad left party question after Syriza
- Written by Mick Armstrong
Mick Armstrong revisits the question of broad left parties to draw some conclusions after the experience of Syriza in Greece.
Podemos and left populism
- Written by Omar Hassan
Omar Hassan analyses why the promise of a radical, democratic alternative to bourgeois parliamentary politics has evolved into a hierarchical party which has abandoned any serious pretence of fighting austerity even before being tested in government.
Marxism and the natural world
- Written by Michael Kandelaars
There is a logic inherent in the humanism of Marxism that generates an overarching commitment to environmental conservation, writes Michael Kandelaars.
Ordering Australian capitalism: property, fetishism, debt and social order
- Written by Ben Hillier
Ben Hillier shows how the economic ordering of Australian capitalism helps consolidate bourgeois hegemony.
Cape York: a history of Aboriginal dispossession and resistance
- Written by Rebecca Barrigos
Rebecca Barrigos brings together research by social and oral historians who have recorded a terrible history of Aboriginal oppression in Weipa, Aurukun and Mapoon on Cape York Peninsula.