Archive | October, 2017
Timor Leste

2017 Post elections: Timor Leste governing

I post updates on our nearest democratic neighbour Timor Leste after the 2017 Presidential and Parliamentary elections and the challenges of governing. A return to belligerent democracy? The political stalemate in Timor-Leste has three possible outcomes by MICHAEL LEACH 24 OCTOBER 2017 Read here from Inside Story http://insidestory.org.au/a-return-to-belligerent-democracy/ From Lowy Institute https://www.lowyinstitute.org/the-interpreter/timor-leste-return-belligerent-democracy Political turbulence in […]

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On Minister Cash

Here I post articles exposing PM Turnbull and Minister Cash using the AFP to try to smear the AWU and Shorten by again undermining workers’ basic rights to associate and combine together in unions and to engage in political campaigns against the LNP/corporate bosses. ACTU Change the Rules campaign http://www.australianunions.org.au/change_the_rules Waleed Aly “The AWU raid […]

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Chris White Reminiscences

2017 Chris White Reminiscences Many photos of a memorable event by Ridley and Ric. Thank you to all the speakers, MC Michael White and Director Kathryn Moyle and organisers. Great to see the hundreds of comrades. Thank you to Star Theatre, Adelaide.The recording of these celebrations are at the SA Library, please contact Labour Historian […]

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International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

I am a supporter of ICAN and ask for mobilisation to pressure Turnbull to sign the Nuclear Disarmament Treaty. here are posts celebrating International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) and the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, “for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for […]

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Peace actions – IPAN conference

Warren Smith MUA National Assistant Secretary The 2017 IPAN National Conference in Melbourne, War, Peace and Independence – Keep Australia Out of U.S. Wars, was a great success, building on previous IPAN National Conferences in Canberra (2014), Brisbane (2015) and Alice Springs (2016). The Conference lifted and strengthened the public call for an independent Australia […]

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