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The United States led war of destabilisation economic sabotage and intervention being waged against Venezuela must be stopped

Statement on behalf of the May Day Committee (Melbourne) by the secretary Len Cooper.

The May Day Committee (Melbourne) condemns the United States led campaign of destabilisation and economic sabotage being waged against Venezuela and points out that last year Nicolas Maduro was selected as President for the second time. Continue reading The United States led war of destabilisation economic sabotage and intervention being waged against Venezuela must be stopped

Britain’s Brexit crisis is rooted in history and the best future is with Europe

By Joe Montero

The United kingdom’s Brexit mess cannot be merely passed off as the fault of an incompetent Prime Minister. Whoever was heading the government was always going to be in trouble over it. Perhaps she has not done the best job of it. This does not deny that Theresa May is also a prisoner of circumstances. Continue reading Britain’s Brexit crisis is rooted in history and the best future is with Europe

Bolivarian movement wins big in Venezuela’s municipal elections

Venezuela has just had municipal elections and the result was a landslide victory for the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV). There were also important wins for candidates standing for grass roots (communal) organisations, some of which are critical of the PSUV. Together this accounted for about 75 percent of the vote and the taking of 90 percent of the contested positions. Continue reading Bolivarian movement wins big in Venezuela’s municipal elections

Video: West Papuans arrested for calling for an end to human rights abuses and raising the morning star flag

As West Papuans celebrated Human Rights Day on 10 December and took part in ceremonies, where the independence Morning Star flag was raised, the Indonesian occupation forces came in and arrested dozens. So far, about 130 are known about. A together about 500 people have been arrested over the past week,as the occupation authorities tried to clamp down on the growing frequency of protests.

Continue reading Video: West Papuans arrested for calling for an end to human rights abuses and raising the morning star flag