Social Democratic Reforms Don’t Last: Public Health Decaying in Australia

29 July 2019 Bruce Bolton A death by one thousand cuts, for decades liberals have been trying to privatise the public Australian health system with small reform after small reform. This agenda kicked into a new gear in 2014 as liberals cut health and education funding by $80 billion which is a very significant figure... Continue Reading →

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Ukraine Seizes Russian Tanker, Kills Woman and Injures 3 Year Old With Shelling

[Following the recent example of Britain’s illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Gibraltar, Ukraine seized a Russian tanker at the port of Izmail in southwestern Ukraine on the 25th of July. The Ukrainian government claims the Russian-flagged tanker “Nika Spirit” was involved in the Kerch Strait incident that occurred in... Continue Reading →

Scores Feared Drowned in Shipwreck Off Libya

[Eight years on and the world is still witnessing the horrors of NATO’s regime change operation in Libya. Once considered the “Jewel of Africa”, Libya is now a haven for extremists, torture, violence, and slavery. As this article points out, the victims of these atrocities are often lost at sea while trying to escape the... Continue Reading →

Too Many Africans?

[The article below details how environmental destruction, poverty, and economic crises are rooted in the imperialist nations' problems of overconsumption and unequal wealth distribution. The neo-Malthusian narrative about "useless eaters" and that the world has an "overpopulation" problem is beneficial to the capitalist class because when all focus and blame is shifted away from the... Continue Reading →

Ukrainian Forces Kidnap Retired Air Defense Soldier, Murder Civilian by Shelling, and Use Banned White Phosphorus

[This past week, the Ukrainian military has continued its shelling of civilians living near the front line in Donbass, killing one woman, injuring several others, and destroying multiple houses. In addition, they have used white phosphorus shells and incendiary bullets against a residential neighborhood. Three soldiers of the Donetsk People’s Republic were also killed during... Continue Reading →

Collapse Of Ukraine’s Health Sector

[It should come as no surprise that Ukraine’s health sector would be among the hardest hit in the aftermath of the 2014 Western.-backed coup. As noted by the author below, the country’s health care system had already started to deteriorate following its “independence” and the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991 as it went... Continue Reading →

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