Archive | December, 2013
On Mandela

On Mandela

Like many leftists and unionists my solidarity was with Mandela and the ANC in the anti-apartheid movement in South Australia. Here are some commentaries: ” How many times has the liberation movement worked together with workers and then at the moment of victory betrayed the workers? There are many examples of that in the world. […]

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Disastrous GMH closing

Disastrous GMH closing

Born in SA, my father worked in the car industry as did his father and my cousins as well, but with scholarships available I went to the University, but after that worked as a union official for years defending car manufacturing. So, GMH pullS out of Australia after years of financial assistance and, reportedly exporting […]

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Major concerns on Ranger uranium spills

Major concerns on Ranger uranium spills

Union calls on mining company and ERA to “clean up their mess” as deadly acid spills on mine site Dec 09, 2013 A major spill of uranium and sulphuric acid is currently being cleaned up from a mine site nestled in Kakadu National Park after an old containment tank burst open, spilling its deadly contents. […]

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