Socialist Party (AU)

Type: Organization
Name: Socialist Party (AU) (Socialist Party)
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 34 mins ago - 1 reports

Gough Whitlam dead: Martyr for a moment, hero for a lifetime

"With all my reservations," Gough Whitlam said on his 80th birthday, "I do admit I seem eternal." He warned, however: "Dying will happen sometime. As you know, I plan for the ages, not just for this life." Whitlam defied these intimations of mortality ... [Published Brisbane Times - 6 hours ago]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Elusive leader of Sri Lanka Marxist party faction to arrive in island

* Oct 10, Colombo: The elusive leader of the Frontline Socialist Party (FSP), the splinter group of Sri Lanka's Marxist Party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) will arrive in Sri Lanka soon. Frontline Socialist Party sources say that the party's leading ... [Published Colombo Page - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

FSP to pay its leader’s visa fine

October 8, 2014, 10:00 pmBy Saman IndrajithSenior members of the JVP-splinter group Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) will meet officials of the Immigration and Emigration Department today to settle a fine on behalf of their leader Premakumar Gunaratnam ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

World in brief: 4th October 2014

Pilot beheaded by Boko HaramNigeria: Boko Haram extremists issued a new video yesterday showing the killing of an air force pilot and disproving reports of leader Abubakar Shekau’s death.The man, who was beheaded with an axe, identified himself as a Nigerian ... [Published Morning Star Online - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

The N.J. Star-Ledger Advocates Mandatory Gun Turn-Ins

Echoing a desire repeatedly mentioned by President Obama , last week the New Jersey Star-Ledger’s editorial board declared its support for Australian-style gun controls, most notably mandatory gun turn-ins.  The comments come following the passage of ... [Published NRA-ILA - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Infrastructure Is the Current Revolution

We need to create the commonwealth for a global population scheduled to reach 11 billion by 2100 and do everything possible to see that every human being has the possibility of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness within it. Regardless of ... [Published Firedoglake - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Miliband’s £8 an hour increase for 2020 an ‘insult,’ say young campaigners

at 6:26 pm | NewsEd Miliband’s recent announcement to increase the minimum wage to £8 an hour by 2020 has been branded as an ‘insult’ to the millions of low paid workers in Britain by young campaigners.The leader of the Labour Party said it was “not good ... [Published Yorkshire Standard - Sep 23 2014]

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Senator John Faulkner asked in 2002: "Are you comfortable being an icon and elder statesman?". Whitlam replied: "Well, I hope this is not just because I was a martyr. The fact is I was an achiever." He could point to achievements and reforms such as recognising China, abolishing conscription, establishing Medibank, introducing needs-based school...
Gunatilake told The Island that they hoped to pay the fine today. "We were turned away by the officials on the ground that they needed to do some more paperwork and we hope to pay the fine on Thursday" he said
...accout of environmental services, natural materials (non-renewable and renewable), and fossil fuels seems to be accelerated in one vast binge of "Drill, baby, drill Mine, baby, mine.  Burn, baby, burn." consumption constrained only by the lower consumer demand that results from the mass impoverishment of ordinary people around the world...

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World in brief: 4th October 2014 [Published Morning Star Online - Oct 04 2014]
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Infrastructure Is the Current Revolution [Published Firedoglake - Sep 26 2014]
Infrastructure Is the Current Revolution [Published Daily Kos - Sep 26 2014]
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