Archive | April, 2012
May Day

May Day

May Day is remembering socialist ideals – popular self-government and the economy run democratically by working producers to meet people’s needs and no more war. Chomsky on May Day http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/04/29-4 Photos May Day http://boingboing.net/2012/05/01/may-day-2012-big-photo-galle.html http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2012/may/01/may-day-rallies-pictures Leo Panitch on May Day http://www.socialistproject.ca/inthenews/MayDay.html The claiming of May 1 as a day for political protest grew out of […]

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War or peace

War or peace

War or Peace. My Report on the Basewatch meeting Saturday april 28 3.30 pm CDU Darwin With veteran whafie and NT political leader Brian Manning, I with 40 others attended Darwin’s public meeting on the US military machine in Australia. I applaud the Basewatch group for an informative meeting over 2 hours on this question […]

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May Day poem

May Day poem

Prayer for the Eve of May Day Shine, sun, for May DAY! We are not yet so strong That we can give you orders, but we must Have your co-operation in our festival. Let not a cloud obscure your radiance, But shine on high as we do here below. Shine, sun for May Day! You […]

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Australian Options

Australian Options

Australian Options no 68 Magazine started by the late Elliott Johnston QC We need new subscribers $20 per year CONTENTS 2 Editorial: Searching for a better socioeconomic system 3 Fair reforms for growth and prosperity to all Dr Cassandra Goldie 6 Recognising Australia’s Indigenous Peoples in the Constitution Professor George Williams FOCUS: The Murray-Darling Basin […]

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May Day Unions NT

May Day Unions NT

May Day 2012 Unions NT Magazine Unions_NT MayDay 2012

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Politics: Winner take all

Politics: Winner take all

Winner-take-all politics 20 February, 2012 – 12:51 Frank Stilwell Concern with economic inequality is making a modest political comeback. Barrack Obama has made it a recurrent feature in his speeches, while Republican Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has copped flak for saying he is more concerned with the broad middle class than the very rich or […]

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Reviving the strike

Reviving the strike

‘Reviving the strike’ Book review http://evatt.org.au/news/reviving-strike.html

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TL Presidential elections

TL Presidential elections

My opinion piece on Presidential elections in Timor Leste, most democratic. Remember we have an inherited Queen of England as our Head of State and we rejected an elected President! http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=13488 (more…)

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Caterpillar lock-out

Caterpillar lock-out

The Electro-Motive Lockout and Non-Occupation: What did we lose? What can we learn? Herman Rosenfeld Along with everything else, the 2008 financial crisis and its aftermath created new openings and potentials for working people in the struggle against neoliberalism. A number of struggles initially opened up, including factory occupations, efforts to defend pensions and the […]

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