Author: Davey Heller

Davey Heller is a Trotskyist from Melbourne and long-time campaigner for Left-wing causes including anti-war, refugee rights, environmental protests and workers' struggles. He is a former secondary teacher who studied history at Monash University and currently works in the environmental field. You can follow him on Twitter at @socialist_davey

Reverse the banning of classconscious.org from the r/Socialism Subreddit!

On November 26th, classconscious.org posted on the Socialism subreddit an article entitled “A further warning to Marxists in regards to Trump’s coup attempt”. A short time later the account was permanently banned by the moderators for breaking their policy on promoting “lesser evilism”. The r/socialism sub-reddit has over 320,000 members and is one of the […]

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Who’s who of the Australian Trotskyist movement

by Davey Heller, 29th December 2020  “The world political situation as a whole is chiefly characterized by a historical crisis of the leadership of the proletariat.” Leon Trotsky 1938 These words are as true today as they were on the eve of World War 2 and this is why understanding the history of the groups […]

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Who are classconscious.org

by the Editors 22nd December 2020 Classconscious.org was started in 2016 by two Australian socialists, Davey Heller and Owen Hsiesh, both of whom had former ties to the Socialist Equality Party (Australia). Since then we have added third editor, Robert Montgomery from the US, a long term veteran of the Trotskyist movement for over four […]

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A further warning to Marxists in regards to Trump’s coup attempt

by Davey Heller, 26th November, 2020 Whilst Trump’s attempt at overturning the election continues in the weeks following the US election, there is a state of paralysis both in the US working class and in the revolutionary left, in particular. The crisis of leadership is reducing the working class to passive bystanders while the two factions […]

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A call out to the Marxist movement – the time to act against Trump’s fascist coup is now!

Whilst it cant be said with 100 percent certainty that Trump is in the process of attempting a fascist coup, it can be said with certainty that all of his actions are consistent with one! Trump and the political representatives of the fascist faction of the ruling class, in full control the Republican Party are […]

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A defence of the United Front Strategy against fascism in the US – a reply to comrade Stephen Kerr

by Davey Heller 6th November On October 13th I published: March separately, but strike together! For a united front against fascism in the US! General Strike now!. On November 1st Stephen Kerr responded with a critique entited: United, but with Whom? An Open Letter to Comrade Heller. This is my reply to Stephen. Classconscious.org aims […]

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Building a General Strike against Trump’s fascist coup – Steps you can take.

Spread the word on social media! ∙ Invite your friends to the “For a united front against fascism in the US! General Strike now!” Facebook group. Post this group in other groups that you belong to. Lets build it to thousands of members!∙ Post the call out for a United Front from classconscious.org on your […]

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March separately, but strike together! For a united front against fascism in the US! General Strike now!

Two facts are now clear. Firstly, President Trump will use fascist thugs and his control of the executive and judiciary to try and stay in power regardless of the vote on Nov 3rd. Secondly, the Democrat Party will not offer any resistance to this coup. The consolidation of a presidential dictatorship means the end of […]

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No more appeals to the fascist Trump! The Assange campaign must turn to the working class!

by Davey Heller 19th September 2020 As the outrageous show trial of Julian Assange continued at London’s Old Bailey several developments highlighted the political crossroads facing the Assange campaign. Will elements of the campaign continue to foster the dangerous and self-defeating illusion that Assange can be saved by appeals to Trump, the fascist political thug […]

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Support the August 20th meeting for Victorian teachers! Schools must be safe workplaces during the covid pandemic!

In an important development, a group of teachers in Melbourne, Australia, organising out of the MESJ (Melbourne Educators for Social and Environmental Justice) Facebook page, have begun organising online, cross sub-branch meetings. These meetings are to allow Australian Education Union(AEU) sub-branches to organise at a rank and file level to fight for safe working conditions […]

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