Number 6 - Winter 2013
Socialist trade union strategy in the Bolshevik era
- Written by Mick Armstrong
In the aftermath of the 1917 Russian Revolution, the newly formed Communist International attempted to develop a revolutionary approach to union work in the West. Mick Armstrong looks at the application of that strategy in Australia and Britain.
Revolutionary unity to meet the capitalist crisis
- Written by Nick Fredman, Pip Hinman and Susan Price
A response from Socialist Alliance to "What kind of organisation do socialists need?" published in the last issue of Marxist Left Review.
The impact of women's changing role in the workplace
- Written by Diane Fieldes
Diane Fieldes looks at the impact on the family of women's increased participation in the paid workforce.
The neoliberal transformation of higher education
- Written by Rebecca Barrigos
Australian imperialism in the Cold War
- Written by Tom O'Lincoln
Tom O'Lincoln argues that Australia's interventions in Asia after World War II were the hallmark of a developing imperialist country determined to dominate the surrounding region.
Coercion, consent and Australian policing
- Written by Roz Ward
Roz Ward argues that "community policing" is just another form of coercion which does nothing to halt the brutalit of state police forces.