Archive | January, 2010
School results hypocrisy

School results hypocrisy

My School Comparisons Expose Hypocrisy of PM and Gillard The Save Our Schools public education advocacy group today accused the Prime Minister and the Federal Education Minister of hypocrisy and duplicity about reporting school results. SOS national convenor, Trevor Cobbold, said they have broken each of their three key promises about publishing school results. “The […]

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XANANA

XANANA

XANANA – Leader of the Struggle for Independent Timor-Leste by Sara Niner (Australian Scholarly Publishing) Reviewer: Andy Alcock Australia East Timor Friendship Association SA Inc As a person who has been involved in the solidarity movement for East Timor since the middle of 1975, I was very excited to learn that Sara Niner had written […]

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Labor wimps on ex salaries

Labor wimps on ex salaries

From SP news. When clothing manufacturer Pacific Brands announced in February last year that it would be moving offshore and sacking 1850 workers, people were clearly angry. But when it came out soon after that Pacific Brands chief executive Sue Morphet would have her pay increased from $685,775 to $1.8 million that anger turned into […]

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Turkey and workers struggle

Turkey and workers struggle

Turkey: The Working Class (Literally) Takes the Stage by Sungur Savran After at least a decade and a half of stagnation, the working class movement of Turkey is making a great stride forward, thanks to the militant action of the workers of a now privatised former state economic enterprise,Tekel, the state monopoly of tobacco and […]

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Turkey workers struggle

Turkey workers struggle

IUF on Turkey: 10,000 workers protest despite police violence. TEKEL Workers Protest in Ankara Workers, their family members and supporters have been demonstrating in near-freezing temperatures in protest against a snap government decision to close their workplaces at the end of January 2010. The protest began in front of the headquarters of the AKP (the […]

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Gaza Siege

Petition on the Gaza Siege and Gaza Freedom March Israel ‘s siege on Gaza is a terrible crime against humanity. The water system is on the verge of collapse; the available drinking water is polluted. So little food is allowed in that children’s growth is being stunted. About 15 Australians are going to take part […]

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China Labour bulletin report

Will the New Year see a resumption of collective bargaining in China? In December 2009, a magazine article exposed the extent to which labour relations in China had deteriorated over the last year, with enterprises deliberately taking advantage of the government’s leniency during the global financial crisis to exploit their workforce. The writer called on […]

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Ecological socialist debate

“Project for a 21st century democratic ecological socialism.” This draft Essay on the Search website elaborates the policy position adopted by the SEARCH Foundation. The incoming Committee on December 6 decided that the comments made in debate at the 2009 AGM on the draft essay be compiled and sent out requesting suggestions for improvements, by […]

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Chomsky

Chomsky

A Super Power Of Near Demonic Dimensions by Professor Noam Chomsky http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article24302.htm

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