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Stop the Israeli campaign against BDS.
The Freedom Socialist Bulletin was overwhelmed by the response we received to our feature, Rebel Poets: Shaking Up the Status Quo, published last issue. We decided to publish some of the reactions from our readers who also shared some of their own writing. Pam Sidney is a rebel poet in the finest tradition. She is… Read more »
Rudd’s ETS: A lot of hot air! Climate emergency. Here’s a tip. You can safely ignore anybody who claims that the warming of the planet’s oceans and atmosphere is a fiction. If you accidentally click through to Andrew Bolt’s blog, hit the back button. There’s nothing to learn there. If you hear Senator Stephen Fielding… Read more »
On March 31 this year, the war in Afghanistan took a gruesome turn when a new law placed women of the Shia minority under the absolute control of their husbands. A woman was forbidden to refuse her husband’s demands for sex, leave the house without his permission or go out unaccompanied and without a head-to-toe… Read more »
The Freedom Socialist Bulletin welcomes your opinions and campaign reports. Send contributions to PO Box 266, West Brunswick Vic 3055. Email: email@example.com Author’s thanks Thank you for another top notch Freedom Socialist Bulletin. As an American, I really appreciate your in-depth coverage of Australian and Asian issues that we don’t get as much coverage of… Read more »
Arabs observed a bloody anniversary around the globe in 2008. Sixty years earlier, the Settler State known as Israel was founded on stolen Palestinian lands. Al Nakhba, (the catastrophe) was preceded by years of terrorism by organised Zionist gangs. The Palestinian people are in exile or else trapped in two enclaves, the West Bank and… Read more »
Palestinian working women must be courageous just to survive, and those who have joined the resistance struggle are heroes. In 1967, the Israeli army seized control of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, which was all Palestinian land. Today, 41 years later, Palestine is still under imperialist Israeli military occupation, abetted by major U.S…. Read more »
We are pleased to publish this slightly abridged version of a statement by the Labour Party of Pakistan (LPP), issued by General Secretary Farooq Tariq, on 29 December 2007, just two days after the assassination of opposition leader, Benazir Bhutto. This working class view from inside Pakistan tells a story of struggle that the mainstream… Read more »
The Unity for Peace Conference, held in Melbourne on 27 May, attracted nearly 300 activists from around the country to discuss strategies for the movement. Alison Thorne, who represented the Freedom Socialist Party, assesses the conference. Delegates from 80 organisations and individual anti-war activists filled the hall at the Maritime Union for a day of… Read more »