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

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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Statement of support for San Francisco Workers’ Rally For United Front Against Fascism and Racism and for a General Strike

The following is a statement of support to be read out at the San Francisco Workers Rally to be held on Inauguration Day, January 20th. It is a rally supported on a United Front basis by the United Front for a Mass Labor Party, The Freedom Socialist Party, the Workers World Party and the Communist […]

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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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