Explosion of Interest in Worker Cooperatives Drives Economic Changes

These stories are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the growing trend of businesses being bought out and democratically owned by their employees. And these aren’t isolated incidents: they’re in large part due to organizing from the worker cooperative movement. This shift to converting traditional business to worker-ownership has been a key strategic decision by cooperative advocates. [...]

Anti-Capitalist Chronicles: Social Media and the Internet as a Powerful Organizing Tool

Prof. Harvey is joined by Chris Caruso, Director of Education at The People’s Forum. Chris is popular educator, community organizer, and educational technologist. He has been active for over 30 years in the movement to end poverty, led by the poor. In this interview, Caruso discusses with Harvey the pivotal role social media and the internet have had on the plight and fight of poor people’s movements. [...]

The Uninhabitable Earth – Life After Warming. An interview with author David Wallace-Wells on Democracy Now. 

“It is worse, much worse, than you think.” That’s the opening line of a damning new book by journalist David Wallace-Wells that offers an unflinching look at the growing climate catastrophe. “The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming” sounds the alarm about the climate crisis and the need for swift and radical action to save the planet from unimaginable destruction. [...]

Marxism Conference 2019

Marxism Conference 2019, Australia’s biggest socialist conference is happening over the upcoming Easter weekend on Thursday 18th – Sunday 21st of April in Melbourne. [...]

Politics for the Dark Age – Staying Positive Amidst Disorder

As a former Australian diplomat with ten years’ experience writing political analysis for government, Anthony Skews is well placed to provide a comprehensive introduction to left-wing thought for the contemporary ‘post-fact’, politically polarised era. He will give a talk about his new book: Politics for the New Dark Age: Staying positive amidst disorder [...]