Socialist Alliance

GREEN LEFT REPORT #9: Feminism's resurgence, Venezuelan eyewitness + more

This episode focuses on feminism's resurgence and Venezuela's unfolding revolution. It includes activist news on Stop CSG protests, Global Noise protests, plus Carlo Sands on the European Union's Nobel Peace prize win, and a performance by 1000 eyes at Occupy.

Malaysia: Half a million in BERSIH 4 democracy mobilisation


Malaysian democracy activists estimate that between 300,000 and half a million people peacefully took to the streets of the capital Kuala Lumpur for 34 hours from August 29-30. This is much larger than the previous mobilisations by the BERSIH (literally meaning “clean”) movement for free and fair elections.

Vale John Percy — veteran socialist activist

John Percy, veteran socialist, died on August 19 in Sydney, aged 69. He was a co-founder of the revolutionary youth organisation Resistance and the Socialist Workers Party, later the Democratic Socialist Party.

John, together with his brother Jim, began his political career as a student activist at Sydney University in the mid-1960s in the growing movement against the Vietnam War.

Socialist Alliance New England

Branch meeting at the University of New England, Psychology Seminar Room S06_27 SR1. Friends and supporters welcome!

Event date: 
Wed, 02/09/2015 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Event time: 
Wed, 02/09/2015 - 2:30pm
Phone: 
Bea 0458 752 680

Socialist Alliance New England

Branch Meeting at Kent House, 142 Faulkner Street - supporters welcome!

Event date: 
Sun, 26/07/2015 - 1:00pm
Event time: 
Sun, 26/07/2015 - 1:00pm
Phone: 
Bea 0458 752 680

Socialist Alliance conference discusses fight against austerity and racism

The campaign against closure of Aboriginal communities and mobilisations against unconventional gas in Eastern Australia are some examples of growing campaigns that are successfully challenging the agenda of capitalist governments in Australia, according to the eleventh national conference of Socialist Alliance.

Socialist Alliance New England (SANE) Branch Meeting

We will meet at Kent House, 142 Faulkner Street, Armidale. Friends and supporters welcome!

Event date: 
Sun, 28/06/2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Event time: 
Wed, 28/01/2015 - 1:00pm
Phone: 
Bea 0458 752 680

Turkish elections: Australian socialists condemn bombing of HDP election rally

Two blasts ripped through a rally of the left-wing HDP (People’s Democratic Party) in the city of Amed (Diyarbakir) southeastern Turkey (North Kurdistan) on June 5, killing four people and injuring more than 400 just two days before a general election, the Dicle News Agency (DIHA) said. The HDP is presenting a strong challenge to the AK Party of authoritarian President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

Socialist councillor Sue Bolton: 'People can run society themselves’

Socialist Alliance councillor Sue Bolton spoke to Dave Holmes about her work as an elected socialist local councillor in Moreland, a municipality in Melbourne.

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You were elected to the Moreland City Council for Socialist Alliance in October 2012. Many of the themes and issues raised in your campaign struck a chord with a wide range of people. There was also a fair bit of accident and luck: you headed up a ballot with 24 names on it and the ALP ticket was split.

Sue Bolton council: The big issues are affordable housing, poverty and climate change

Socialist Alliance’s Sue Bolton spoke to Green Left Weekly’s Dave Holmes about her work as an elected socialist local councillor in Moreland, a municipality in Melbourne.

This is the fourth in a series of interviews with Bolton. You can find the whole interview at links.org.au.

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