Archive | November, 2011
Troops out of Afghanistan

Troops out of Afghanistan

Send letter to delegates at ALP conference http://stopwarcoalition.org/sign-on-letter-to-pm-julia-gillard-troops-out-of-afghanistan/

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Doctors against uranium sales to India

Doctors against uranium sales to India

The Medical Association for Prevention of War (MAPW) has called on the Government and the ALP to lead the world towards the abolition of nuclear weapons, rather than risking nuclear weapons proliferation by selling Australian uranium to nuclear-armed India. MAPW Vice-President Dr Margaret Beavis said in a 15 November media release: “We cannot guarantee the […]

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Cooperation not intervention

Cooperation not intervention

Cooperation not intervention: a call for a new direction in the Northern Territory From ACOSS 23 November 2011 Aboriginal peak bodies, community welfare and public health groups from around the country are calling for a new direction in policies affecting Aboriginal Australians based on cooperation, not ‘intervention’. The groups support new investment in secure jobs […]

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Occupy: union lessons

Occupy: union lessons

What Can Labor Learn? It won’t be easy for union leaders to accept the Occupy movement’s most important lesson. BY Mike Elk Unions’ ability to take full advantage of the Occupy movement will hinge on their ability to embrace social movements, and their willingness to take bold actions in smart strategic campaigns and to stick […]

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Real story on miners

Real story on miners

Miners – our ruling class leaders. http://thisistherealstory.com.au/

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Go Home on Time Day

Go Home on Time Day

Half of all full time employees ‘donating’ free hours of work to employers every week The most comprehensive study ever undertaken of the modern Australian workplace has found that more than half of all full time employees are doing unpaid overtime each week. Australia at Work – a five year longitudinal study of 8,343 employees, […]

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On carbon markets

On carbon markets

Unravelling Carbon Markets by Larry Lohmann Larry Lohmann is a scholar and activist who works with The Corner House, a UK-based NGO that supports democratic and community movements for environmental and social justice. As part of NLP’s series of pieces around this year’s Socialist Register -The Crisis and the Left -Lohmann spoke to Ed Lewis […]

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More by Brian Manning on Gurindji

More by Brian Manning on Gurindji

Brian Manning cited in the NT MUA branch news november 2011. His full speech and poem cited earlier here http://chriswhiteonline.org/2011/09/2003/ “I took the photograph on the morning after I arrived in the Gurindji’s Camp in the dry bed of the Victoria River in august 1966. With the first load of food supplies to sustain the […]

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Against Rudd against strikes

Against Rudd against strikes

One of my more popular posts is on ‘Concerns for the right to strike: Kevin Rudd ˜Facing the Future” 17/4/2007’ Still reads well and now with Gillard’s Fair Work Act the repression of strikes continues. http://chriswhiteonline.org/2008/09/concerns-for-the-right-to-strike-kevin-rudd/

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