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

#Blocktheboats – ZIM’s ships and how Australian workers can stand in solidarity with Palestine

by Davey Heller, 20th June 2021 When Israel unleashed its latest murderous  rampage on the Palestinian people trapped within the confines of the Gaza strip in May, a combatant entered the field that shook  both Israel and its Imperialist paymasters in Washington – the working class. A Palestinian General Strike supported by the Palestinian trade […]

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Panel held on the rise of fascism in the US, January 6th and the working class

by Davey Heller, 16th June On 10th June, the United Front Committee for a Labor Party (UFCLP) held an important online event on the “The rise of fascism in the US: January 6th and the working class”.  Whilst attendance was relatively small, the panel took on an important political significance in the context that much […]

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Open Letter to AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka in solidarity with the Vermont AFL-CIO

The letter below was signed and endorsed by organisations and individuals from around the world in solidarity with the Vermont AFL-CIO. Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO President: We defend the right of the Vermont AFL-CIO to have passed a motion authorising a General Strike if the 2020 election results had been overturned in a coup. This motion […]

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Sign open letter to Richard Trumka against the”misconduct” investigation into Vermont AFL-CIO. Defend labor’s right to fight against fascism and dictatorship

This is a call out to all anti-fascists to stand with the Vermont AFL-CIO which is under attack by national AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. We call on them to endorse an open letter demanding that Trumka drop the politically motivated “misconduct” investigation into the Vermont AFL-CIO. The investigation is retaliation for a vote it took […]

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Australia’s top union body passes motion demanding freedom for Julian Assange

by Davey Heller, 11th May 2021 On March 10th/11th the Executive of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) passed a motion calling on the US Government to drop its appeal against the court’s decision to release Julian Assange, and calling for Julian’s immediate release from Belmarsh prison. The ACTU is Australia’s central body of […]

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Joseph Kishore’s letter to SEP members on Shuvu’s NPR interview: April 2nd

Note from the Editors: Classconscious.org is publishing a series of articles and documents relating to the break of Shuvu Batta and Peter Ross from the SEP.  The crux of this break was over the issue of revolutionary work within trade unions. Based on the writings of Trotsky and Lenin we disagree with the ICFI’s position […]

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Solidarity Rally for McCormick Workers

by Davey Heller, 29th March 2021 On Thursday 1st April at 1 PM, the United Workers Union (UWU) is organising a solidarity protest for the workers at McCormicks Foods in Clayton, Melbourne, who are in week five of their strike. They produce sauces for KFC, McDonalds and other fast food franchise, Keens Curry Powder and […]

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Demand release of Australian political prisoner Chan Han Choi

On February 10th, Chan Han Choi pleaded guilty of two charges related to accusations that he breached sanctions placed on North Korea. There is no suggestion that Chan acted for personal gain but was rather motivated by his political support for the deformed workers state of North Korea. His prosecution by the Australian Government was in support of the real crime, the use of sanctions as act of imperialist war against a small nation.

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Riot or Coup? A response to the Bolshevik Tendency.

by Davey Heller, February 4th 2021 Since January 6th, much of the Marxist movement in the US have denied that the events in Washington that day represented an attempted coup and were little more than disorganized rabble rioting. They have also downplayed or denied that Trump, the Republican Party and their ruling class backers represent […]

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Statement of classconscious.org on Facebook censorship of socialists.

The statement below was sent to Facebook on January 26th 2021 Classconscious.org demands Facebook reinstate  accounts associated with the Socialist Equality Party, Socialist Workers Party, Struggle La Lucha and Socialist Unity Party. The removal of these lawful politic pages and accounts merely because they advocate for socialism is an outrageous and unjustified act of political […]

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