SEP (Australia) Melbourne by-election campaign
By our reporters, July 23, 2012
Workers and young people at polling booths on Saturday spoke to SEP supporters about the Melbourne by-election.
By Patrick O’Connor, July 23, 2012
The crisis of Julia Gillard’s federal government overshadowed every aspect of the official campaign.
By Socialist Equality Party (Australia), July 20, 2012
A vote for the SEP is support for a socialist alternative to the pro-business agenda of the Labor Party, Greens and other parties of the political establishment.
By Patrick O’Connor, July 20, 2012
The enthusiasm of the ex-lefts in Australia for the rise of Greece’s Coalition of the Radical Left points to the reactionary political role that they will play here as social struggles develop.
By Patrick O’Connor, SEP candidate for Melbourne, July 18, 2012
The roots of this social disaster lie in the pro-market agenda imposed by successive state and federal governments, Labor and Liberal alike.
By Patrick O’Connor, SEP candidate for Melbourne, July 17, 2012
The Greens’ campaign has underscored their role as crucial props for the existing political setup.
By our reporters, July 16, 2012
Patrick O’Connor and SEP assistant national secretary James Cogan outlined the socialist and internationalist perspective underlying the party’s election campaign.
By our reporters, July 13, 2012
O’Connor exposed the posturing of both the Labor and Greens’ candidates as opponents of Premier Ted Baillieu’s spending cuts.
By Patrick O’Connor, SEP candidate for Melbourne, July 12, 2012
The rifts that have emerged in the Melbourne by-election campaign over the Greens reflect the enormous crisis wracking the Labor Party and the entire political establishment.
By our reporters, July 11, 2012
At a Coles national distribution centre in Melbourne, 600 striking workers are enforcing a 24-hour picket, blocking trucks entering the facility.
By our reporters, July 10, 2012
Patrick O’Connor discussed the devastating impact of the current stand-downs with Ford workers and local residents in Broadmeadows.
July 9, 2012
The Socialist Equality Party will hold its final public meeting for the Melbourne state by-election on Sunday, July 15 at 2:30 p.m.