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Topic archives: communism

Shorten is not the first Labor leader under whose bed the Liberals have found reds

August 25, 2017 11

Remember the infamous "Estonian lady" linking Gough Whitlam to the evils of communism?

Rundle: how radical gender theory hijacked Marxism — and why we need to get it back

June 3, 2016 44

As the conditions of material economic revolution have faded, social and cultural struggles have come to the fore. And that's the problem.

Vietnam’s new guard dances a tricky diplomatic waltz

February 1, 2016 16

There is some fresh blood in the Vietnamese government. What will this mean for relations with China (and Russia, and the US)?

Rundle: the coup d’etat that unmade Australia

Rundle: the coup d’etat that unmade Australia

November 11, 2015 43

The dismissal was where the Australia we know today was born and the hope of another one died.

Why are Indonesian police censoring a writers’ festival?

Why are Indonesian police censoring a writers’ festival?

October 27, 2015 2

Organisers of a Balinese literary event had to cancel certain program items after a fortnight of pressure from local government and police.

Notes from the transit lounge: the communism of Walt Disney and what’s wrong with the Swedes?

Notes from the transit lounge: the communism of Walt Disney and what’s wrong with the Swedes?

September 1, 2015 19

Crikey's writer-at-large flits about Europe and discovers our post-capitalist future.

Rundle: Class War and vodka cheesecake

Rundle: Class War and vodka cheesecake

May 6, 2015 3

Communist-anarchist-socialist troublemakers Class War heckled and jeered their way through a pantomime hustings in a Tory stronghold. Was anything truly at stake?

Rundle: how to defeat Reclaim Australia

Rundle: how to defeat Reclaim Australia

April 9, 2015 14

The anti-Muslim Reclaim Australia will not be stopped with counter-demonstrations or vile attacks. But there is something we can do.

Anti-cigarette measures up in smoke

January 9, 2014 4

Crikey readers talk cigarettes, alcohol, conscription and whether climate change or tectonic activity is to blame for the Solomon Islands' plight.

Guatemala’s skeletons re-surface with questions over a dirty war

Guatemala’s skeletons re-surface with questions over a dirty war

October 15, 2013 9

Prosecution and convictions in the wake of Guatemala's decades-long "dirty war" continue. They are raising questions about the Cold War that the Right will have to answer.