May 22, 2018 1
The May 1968 uprisings sprang in part from one big question: what had happened to Marx's revolutionary working class?
May 9, 2018 50
The world seems to be throwing him a hell of a 200th birthday celebration, but what's really behind the fervour of these think pieces?
March 6, 2018 18
The secret history of much Australian progress was that Communism and Trotskyism are at its centre. With Zelda, the two sides of the hyphen "socialist-feminist" were equally weighted.
August 25, 2017 11
Remember the infamous "Estonian lady" linking Gough Whitlam to the evils of communism?
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.
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)?
November 11, 2015 43
The dismissal was where the Australia we know today was born and the hope of another one died.
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.
September 1, 2015 19
Crikey's writer-at-large flits about Europe and discovers our post-capitalist future.
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?
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.
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.
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.
November 15, 2012 1
Lawyers could be the big winners from the royal commission -- but some are so angry they'll work for free. How many Australians are really homeless? Bernard Keane on the damage to Gillard from the NSW ICAC probe. And inside a suburban detention centre in Adelaide.
July 29, 2011 86
Poetic really, that the Czechs should present us with two examples of humanity, under the name Vaclav.
May 3, 2011 2
In one of the most bizarre sallies in the ongoing, nasty kulturkampf against Manning Clark, Ross Fitzgerald joins his voice to those who saw the great historian as some sort of Soviet stooge.
May 7, 2010 13
March 18, 2010 68
Climate change is not an easy thing to argue. Scientists can't boil it down, the rest take too much on trust. Where is the Communist Manifesto for saving the environment?
December 3, 2009
A bill is being proposed to let US citizens to travel to Cuba. But would American tourists help bring democracy and much needed tourist dollars to Cuban citizens or would it be just the Cuban government that benefits?
November 5, 2009
Twenty years ago the Berlin Wall fell and communism in Eastern Europe crashed down with it. Except, capitalism and democracy are less popular now in Russia, Czech Republic and East Germany than they were in 1991. What, greed isn't good?