SEP (Australia) 2015 Campaign in NSW Election

Growing opposition to censorship of SEP (Australia) anti-war meeting

By our reporter, 20 April 2015

Workers, students, academics, and young people from across Australia and internationally have sent letters of protest to Sydney University and Burwood Council, opposing the attempts by both institutions to block an anti-war meeting called by the Socialist Equality Party (SEP).

Australia: Socialist Alliance lauds Greens wins in NSW election

By James Cogan, 8 April 2015

The pseudo-left organisation ascribes to the Greens vote an anti-capitalist and even socialist character that it does not have.

Australia: NSW voters denounce war and austerity

By our correspondents, 1 April 2015

Workers and youth in New South Wales speak out about the attacks on social welfare, the danger of war and why they voted for the Socialist Equality Party.

Working class voters in NSW denounce the parliamentary parties

By our correspondents, 31 March 2015

At polling booths last Saturday, the prevailing sentiment was contempt for Liberal, Labor and other parliamentary parties.

Australia: Liberals hold power in NSW election

By James Cogan, 30 March 2015

Baird’s government is on a collision course with the working class as it attempts, alongside the federal government and other states, to impose austerity.

Labor plays anti-Chinese race card in NSW election

By Mike Head, 27 March 2015

Labor and trade union leaders are trying to incite fears that China could take over Australia’s most sensitive electricity networks.

Support the Socialist Equality Party in the NSW election

Against war, austerity and repression. For a socialist solution to the capitalist crisis

By the Socialist Equality Party (Australia), 27 March 2015

The working class can only overcome the crisis produced by the failure of the capitalist profit system by taking up the fight for a socialist and internationalist perspective.

Revealing candidates forum in NSW election

By Zac Hambides, 26 March 2015

Apart from SEP National Secretary James Cogan, all the election candidates sought to confine the debate to so-called local issues and promote illusions in the parliamentary system.

NSW election: Greens strike vote-swapping deal with Labor

By Mike Head, 25 March 2015

The pact is a clear signal of the party’s hopes of returning Labor to office, in partnership with the Greens.

Key historical issues discussed at SEP’s final New South Wales election meeting

By our reporters, 25 March 2015

The SEP’s final campaign meeting provoked discussion on the Russian Revolution, Trotsky’s struggle against Stalinism, revolutionary leadership and other critical historical and political issues.

Youth, students and workers discuss SEP’s socialist perspective

By our correspondents, 25 March 2015

Workers, youth, students and retirees who attended the Socialist Equality Party’s final New South Wales state election rally last Sunday in Sydney spoke to the WSWS about the issues raised at the meeting. For some, it was their first SEP event.

Youth, students and workers discuss SEP’s socialist perspective

By our correspondents, 24 March 2015

Workers, youth, students and retirees who attended the Socialist Equality Party’s final New South Wales state election rally last Sunday in Sydney spoke to the WSWS about the issues raised at the meeting. For some, it was their first SEP event.

Socialist Equality Party election rally in NSW

21 March 2015

The SEP candidates will address a combined election rally on Sunday March 22.

Youth unemployment—a social catastrophe for the working class

By Oscar Grenfell—SEP candidate for Bankstown, 20 March 2015

The major parties have nothing to offer youth because they defend the profit system and have helped create the conditions of mass unemployment and poverty.

Oppose the anti-mosque campaign in Penrith!

By Carolyn Kennett—SEP candidate for Penrith, 18 March 2015

The vendetta against Muslims is not simply the work of local bigots, but a product of the bogus “war on terror” whipped up by the media and political establishment.

Australian workers call for support for striking US oil workers

By our correspondents, 17 March 2015

Workers and young people back the six-week strike and condemn the United Steelworkers union for trying to ram through a sellout agreement.

Australia: Phony “leaders’ debate” for NSW state election

By Mike Head, 16 March 2015

Labor is cynically hoping to win the election by exploiting popular hostility to privatisation and the federal Abbott government.

SEP candidates in NSW election address public meetings

By our correspondents, 16 March 2015

SEP candidates warned that irrespective of the state election outcome, the incoming government would intensify the attacks on the working class.

Students and workers discuss SEP’s election campaign

By our correspondents, 16 March 2015

WSWS correspondents spoke to audience members at meetings called by the Socialist Equality Party last week as part of its New South Wales state election campaign

NSW election: Lies and deception on privatisation

By Noel Holt—SEP candidate for Wyong, 11 March 2015

Fraudulent claims by both Labor and the Liberals are running rife in the lead up to the March 28 state election.

Australian SEP candidates campaign against war drive

By our reporters, 10 March 2015

Socialist Equality Party campaigners held discussions with a wide range of people on the threat of another global war, and the growing social inequality.

Cystic fibrosis and the rundown of public health care

By Carolyn Kennett—SEP candidate for Penrith, 7 March 2015

Significant advances in medical treatment have advanced the life expectancy of cystic fibrosis sufferers, but vitally necessary clinics remain badly understaffed.

No Australian troops to Iraq! Oppose the US war drive!

By James Cogan—SEP candidate for Summer Hill, 6 March 2015

Workers and youth must take the sharpest warning from the latest decision to send more Australian troops to Iraq as part of Washington’s broader war plans.

Socialist Equality Party election meetings in NSW

6 March 2015

The SEP candidates will address meetings in their electorates next week, and a combined election rally on Sunday March 22.