Number 7 - Summer 2014
Marxism and women's liberation
- Written by Louise O'Shea
Louise O’Shea analyses the position of women today. Engaging with recent feminist and Marxist discussions of women’s oppression she argues for a defence of Marxism as a theory of women’s liberation.
Indonesia: trade unions and the regeneration of radical politics
- Written by Max Lane
Max Lane provides an overview of the "rebirth" of a powerful working class movement and the challenges posed for emerging forces of the Indonesian Marxist left.
Forgotten women rebels of Eureka
- Written by Sandra Bloodworth
Sandra Bloodworth reviews a new book by Clare Wright, Forgotten Rebels of Eureka. The historical material in Wright’s book not only confronts the masculinist narrative of Eureka which has dominated Australian historiography, but also confirms some key Marxist arguments about women and social struggles.
Trotsky's transitional program: its uses and abuses
- Written by Allen Myers
A critique of the writings of Murray Smith on broad left parties
- Written by Mick Armstrong
Mick Armstrong offers a critical assessment of Murray Smith’s approach to broad left parties – one of the key debates on the socialist left internationally over the last fifteen years.
Australian capitalism in the neoliberal age
- Written by Tom Bramble