Archive | October, 2015
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Campaign against the TPP

I post various arguments against the TPP Trans Pacific Partnership that has been signed and to be ratified by each country. Updates first: The TPP text has been released and our fears confirmed – it’s time to organise major activities. It is not over yet.Unions and communities in US, New Zealand and Japan are gearing […]

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Beyond Capital

If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Rich? by Michael Lebowitz

If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Rich? by Michael A. Lebowitz Dear Reader, we place these articles at no charge on our website to serve all the people who cannot afford Monthly Review, If you read our articles online and you can afford a subscription to our print edition, we would very much appreciate […]

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On Balibo

We can’t forget the lessons of Balibo Nick Xenophon and Clinton Fernandes Six journalists were killed and it shouldn’t have been swept under the carpet. Forty years ago on Friday, five young men met their deaths in a small corner of a foreign field. Gary Cunningham, Brian Peters, Malcolm Rennie, Greg Shackleton, and Anthony Stewart […]

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Turkey: general strike calls

I post stories on the terror bombing of progressives in Ankara Turkey and the struggle for peace. “There is only one common call from all who are here,” said the president of union KESK, Lami Ozgen, “They have massacred those who called for peace, who demanded peace now. This will not prevent us from struggling […]

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50 years ago: Indonesian Army massacres leftists and Javanese fascist Suharto rules

Update: With saddened hearts we share the news that the Indonesian government has forced the 2015 Ubud Writer’s & Reader’s Festival to cancel all sessions on the 1965-66 massacre. Indonesian voices silenced again. bit.ly/1LsobyA Bali festival censored over 1965 massacre discussion http://www.smh.com.au/world/indonesia-threatens-to-shut-down-balis-international-writers-festival-20151023-gkgv0c.html Ubud festival banned discussing 1965 massacre http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2015/10/23/ubud-festival-banned-discussing-1965-massacre.html Discussion of research on 1965 massacre […]

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