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The purchase of HIMARS batteries from the United States is another irresponsible drain on the public purse and shows the military-industrial complex is thriving. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Bevan Ramsden argues that the US-Australia Force Posture Agreement means Australia has been set up as a US forward base from which to launch the next war — on China.

Sub imperial power book

Chris Slee reviews Clinton Fernandes’ new book examining Australia’s alliance with United States imperialism and its role in its own region.

Placing United States B-52 bombers at Tindal in the Northern Territory was just one of several dangerous moves to further integrate Australia into US’ war plans against China, a forum heard. Peter Boyle reports.

 

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union adopted a resolution against AUKUS at its recent national conference. Kerry Smith reports.

The Socialist Alliance supports the right of Ukrainians to resist Russia's invasion and access military assistance, including military training, but is opposed to Australian personnel participating in Operation Interflex.

B-21 Raider

The United States has unveiled its latest deadly weapon of aggression in the Indo-Pacific, reports Binoy Kampmark.

The so-called China threat was discussed at a webinar on November 30 of around 150 people. Jim McIlroy reports.

As an army band played the Last Post, peace activists stood silently, wearing small placards, warning of militarism and war. Jim McIlroy reports.

The United States’ plan to deploy six nuclear-capable B-52 bombers to the Tindal Air Base near Darwin reminds us that war madness remains as real as ever, argues Peter Boyle.

The Independent and Peaceful Australia Network is hosting its national conference as well as launching the results of its people's inquiry into militarism. Bevan Ramsden reports.

Graph showing who benefits from stage 3 tax cuts

“Stop the cuts,” is the usual left response at budget time. But on the eve of the first budget to be delivered by the Anthony Albanese Labor government, there are three cuts we should support. Peter Boyle reports.

Stop the war on Ukraine

Socialist Alliance (Australia) adopted the following resolutions, on September 18, condemning Russia's attack on Ukraine, opposing NATO expansion and rejecting the war drive on China.

Australia’s slide towards war has continued since the May election, and Labor's war powers inquiry may do nothing to stop it. Alison Broinowksi reports.

An anti-war protest on Hiroshima Day, August 6, at Sydney Town Hall

The Anthony Albanese Labor government is holding a parliamentary inquiry into how Australia decides whether or not to go to war. Why not let the people decide? Peter Boyle asks.

Community opposition to the secret AUKUS nuclear submarine deal is growing. Kerry Smith reports.

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