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Communist Party of Australia (Marxist-Leninist)
The Australian Revolutionary Student Movement
Communist Party of Australia (Marxist-Leninist) [This scan courtesy of Mike Williss], Melbourne, June 1970, 6 pp

The 1960s saw the growth of a revolutionary student movement within the larger movement that was bringing rapid social, cultural and political change throughout the world. The CPA (M-L) attracted large numbers of campus and high school youths inspired largely by the role that youth was playing in China's Cultural Revolution, in France and the US. This pamphlet argued that revolutionary youths needed to consciously integrate themselves with the working class. Issued by CPA (M-L) Chairman E. F. Hill and Party vice-Chairmen Paddy Malone (Secretary of the Victorian Builders Labourers Federation) and Clarrie O'Shea (Secretary of the Victorian Tramways Union), this small pamphlet was very influential in the decision of pro-Party youths to establish the Worker Student Alliance. WSA was, during the early to mid-70s the largest and most militant youth organisation in Victoria and South Australia. Mike Williss