SEP (Australia) Melbourne by-election campaign
Melbourne voters speak to WSWS
By our reporters, July 23, 2012
Workers and young people at polling booths on Saturday spoke to SEP supporters about the Melbourne by-election.
Labor Party narrowly wins Melbourne election
By Patrick O’Connor, July 23, 2012
The crisis of Julia Gillard’s federal government overshadowed every aspect of the official campaign.
Vote 1 for Patrick O’Connor and the SEP in Melbourne
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.
The Australian pseudo-left and Greece’s SYRIZA
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.
End the blight of homelessness and housing stress
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.
Australian Greens manoeuvre for coalition government in Victoria
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.
SEP holds final election campaign meeting
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.
SEP candidate outlines socialist perspective at residents’ forum
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.
Melbourne election triggers federal Labor government infighting
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.
Coles warehouse strikers speak with Patrick O’Connor
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.
Video: SEP candidate opposes Ford Australia stand-downs
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.
Final SEP Melbourne election meeting on July 15
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.
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