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Socialist Alliance candidate for Leichhardt Pat O'Shane discusses some of the critical issues in this federal election: housing, healthcare, education and First Nations peoples' rights. 

Socialist Alliance candidate for Sydney and respected public housing, transport, resident action and trade union activist Andrew Chuter talks about about his practical vision for a socialist future.

France Insoumise election rally

French anti-capitalist activist and commentator John Mullen discusses the upcoming French election.

Solar PV project in Cuba

Cuba has been revitalising its energy sector for the past 25 years, reports Ian Ellis-Jones. The result has been a rise in efficiency and a significant reduction in emissions.

The Party by Stuart Macintyre

The Party is a detailed and lively account of the history of the CPA from its heyday in the early 1940s, to 1970 and its later Euro-Communist period, writes Jim McIlroy.

Ukrainian socialist organisation Sotsialnyi Rukh denounces Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's decision to temporarily suspend the activities of some Ukrainian political parties.

1956 USSR Spartakiade comemorative stamp cr Wikipedia

In 1921, an international association was founded to unify workers' sports and gymnastics organisations into support centers for class struggle, writes John Riddell.

Alain Krivine in 2009

Brazilian-French ecosocialist and scholar Michael Löwy pays tribute to French revolutionary leftist Alain Krivine, who died on March 12.

A new coalition of anti-war socialists has formed in Russia. Socialists Against the War Coalition speak out against the war in their manifesto.

Socialist Alliance co-convenor and candidate for Fremantle Sam Wainwright talks about the important issues in the lead-up to the federal election.

Cuba COVID-19 vaccine

Cuba was the first country in the world to begin the mass vaccination of children as young as two years old against COVID-19, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.

Time for Socialism by Thomas Picketty

Alex Salmon reviews Thomas Piketty's new book, which argues for a world beyond capitalism.

Illustration by Oscar Coraspe/Utopix

Hugo Chávez broke into Venezuela's political scene 30 years ago at the head of a civilian-military rebellion. Andreína Chávez Alava takes a look at the roots of the Bolivarian Revolution.

Walden Bello

The Party of the Labouring Masses and Fight of the Masses are jointly fielding a slate of candidates in the May 9 national elections in the Philippines. Vice presidential candidate Walden Bello spoke at the election platform launch.

Scottish Socialist Green New Deal

Alex Miller reviews a new booklet from the Scottish Socialist Party that makes the case for a socialist green new deal. 

Man begging

Asia’s billionaires have increased their wealth by 74% while 148 million others in the region have been pushed into poverty since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, writes S Arutchelvan.

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