Humphrey McQueen has been working for the past year or more on a historical analysis of the development of capital within capitalism. As part of this work he has written a detailed critique and review of the "Cambridge History of Capitalism" - see his short introduction attached. It also has a link to the complete … Continue reading Cambridge History of Capitalism
When Abu Hamza, a former Syrian rebel, agreed to join Isis, he did so assuming he would become a part of the group's promised Islamist utopia, which has lured foreign jihadists from around the globe. Instead, he found himself being supervised by an Iraqi emir and receiving orders from shadowy Iraqis who moved in and … Continue reading How Saddam Hussein’s former military officers and spies are controlling ISIS
Comrades and Friends Brisbane Labour History Association has been asked to help promote through its networks the screening of a new documentary, Pig Iron Bob. The film relates the events of the Dalfram Dispute in 1938-1939, in which Australian waterside workers refused to load pig iron on a ship bound for Japan. It was in … Continue reading Brisbane Screening of Pig Iron Bob – 17 April 2015
41 Australians have been killed at work. Last year, 185 Australians were killed at work. The year before that, it was 186 workplace deaths. Workplace injury and death is an avoidable tragedy that no worker or family should have to bear — and the price for safety is eternal vigilance and activism. Every year, 28 … Continue reading International Workers’ Memorial Day – 28 April 2015.
In the general election, Workers' Liberty is supporting the Socialist Campaign for a Labour Victory, which combines fighting to throw out the Tories with working for labour movement pressure on the Labour Party to win working-class demands, as well as getting a clear socialist - class-struggle, internationalist, pro-migrant - message out there. We are calling … Continue reading Socialist Campaign for a Labour Victory
The animals killed at Leard State Forest have come back as Zombies! To haunt ANZ who financed their death. 'Zombie Attacks' are being organised and will escalate until ANZ commits to NEVER fund the Galilee Basin Projects, for ecological rather than financial reasons. Find out more, including how you can be a part of these … Continue reading Zombie Animals to haunt ANZ over Leard, Galilee