Archive | August, 2015
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MUA in Hutchinson dispute

Stand with Hutchinson workers. Let us back in to work https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHF1AVE_8mA At the stroke of midnight, 97 workers were sacked by email. Nearly a week after sacking 40% of their workforce in one go, Hutchison Portsthe giant multi-national are still trying to spin the story and security guards in balaclavas still patrol the gates. Pledge […]

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Socialist Imperative

Lebowitz: The Socialist Imperative

Michael Lebowitz’s ‘The Socialist Imperative’: ‘A must-read for revolutionaries’ ‘The Socialist Imperative: From Gotha to Now’ By Michael A. Lebowitz New York: Monthly Review Press, 2015. http://monthlyreview.org/books/pb5465/ Review by Doug Enaa Greene July 28, 2015 – Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal — Those who open Michael Lebowitz’s new book, The Socialist Imperative, will find […]

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Greece: PM Tsipras resigns, elections and Popular Unity forms

The Left Platform replies to Alexis Tsipras. With his speech announcing snap elections, Alexis Tsipras appeared with another face, completely and radically opposed to the hitherto commitments and struggles of SYRIZA. The first and foremost promise Tsipras Alexis was the compliance to the new third Memorandum of austerity and hard servitude for the country, a […]

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Dyson Dump

Dyson Heydon obviously is Abbott’s/Turnbull’s anti-labour advocate. He usually, as the extreme legal cleric, covers his right-wing habitat. But here Dyson “fails” to notice his “appearance” of Liberal Party association. Dyson go now – at least on your test. ‘Among the factors weighing against Mr Heydon’s continued role are his own words in the case […]

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Human Rights

Put rorters last

Does not pass the verandah test. August 2015 I am ‘north’, joining on the pub verandah the smokers in the corner and on my second pint, catching up. Weather talk. I know they know I bring up politics. ‘MP entitlements.’ I suggest. ‘Crook.’ Rubbing my hands. Jo, Bob and Martin grump. In agreement. In. Jo […]

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Environmental Crisis: Save the Great Barrier Reef campaign

I returned to Melbourne after a good GBR family time. The tourism is 5 out of 5. http://www.queensland.com/Explore-Queensland/Great-Barrier-Reef/Great-Barrier-Reef-Competition/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_content=english&utm_campaign=gbr_gbr_competition On the campaign front, please find good news for the GBR. Update October 24 from story below as Carmichael Mine now approved by Environment Minister Greg Hunt. This could be the largest coal mine in Australia and […]

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