Australian historian Stuart Macintyre passed away on Monday. A veteran of the New Left and the Communist Party of Australia, as a historian, writer, and political activist, Macintyre exemplified the spirit of solidarity at the heart of the workers’ movement.
Michael Lazarus teaches politics and philosophy at Monash University. He works on normative ethics and the critique of political economy.
Worker action exposed systematic wage theft within Australia’s largest university and forced management to pay staff the millions that had been stolen from them.