Two Socialist Alliance candidates for the coming federal elections — Rachel Evans for Senate and Pip Hinman for Grayndler — announced they were running on March 25, under Newtown's iconic “I have a dream” mural.
On March 15, I was banned for a period of 12 months from entering any premises or lands belonging to the University of Sydney. Another Socialist Alliance activist, Paul Benedek, was issued with an “indefinite” ban.On March 15, I was banned for a period of 12 months from entering any premises or lands belonging to the University of Sydney. Another Socialist Alliance activist, Paul Benedek, was issued with an "indefinite" ban.
The Indonesian government headed by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (commonly known as “SBY”) claims it has reduced poverty in Indonesia from 17.7% in 2006 to 14.2% in 2009.
Indonesian socialist group, the People’s Democratic Party (PRD), made an historic decision to relaunch itself as an open party at its seventh congress on March 1-3.
It was a predictable move. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's popularity was sliding in the lead-up to a federal election. Meanwhile, despite Coalition opposition leader “Mad Monk” Tony Abbott's wild statements (and even wilder ones from his deputy), his personal ratings were going up.
The following article is abridged from a speech by Peter Boyle, former national secretary of the Democratic Socialist Perspective, to the January 2 opening of the seventh national conference of the Socialist Alliance. The DSP was the largest affiliate organisation within the Socialist Alliance. For more information on the Socialist Alliance, visit here
In a rally organised by the Socialist Alliance during its January 2-5 national conference, pledges totalling $125,057 were made to support the Green Left Weekly 2010 fighting fund.
SYDNEY — Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's welcome for right-wing Israeli vice PM Silvan Shalom on December 3 was protested against by about 100 people in Martin Place.
In this final issue, we at GLW want to thank you for your strong support in 2009.
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