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Strike force

I post Strike Force by Humphrey McQueen Our ‘right’ to strike has never been handed down from on high. Never will it be. Our right to strike is a precious gift which we win and hold for each other by putting it into practice. The following 41 points have been created at the suggestion of […]

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Tax evasion, Glencoe and the corporate rich

I post numerous articles on the Paradise Papers, tax evasion e.g. by Glencoe and the rich and powerful. Workers at Glencore’s Oaky North mine have been locked out for over 100 days. Whilst these workers are fighting for a fair go, their bosses have been dodging tax in Bermuda. So close tax evasion and repeal […]

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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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Marx’s Capital

150 years young Marx’s Capital Humphrey McQueen The Communist Party of Australia (Marxist-Leninist) commissioned the renowned Australian Marxist historian Humphrey McQueen to write an outline of Marx’s Capital. The purpose of which is to invite job reps and community activists to appreciate and understand the relevance of Marx’s research and analysis of capitalism to their […]

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CBA breaching anti-terror laws

Now, Minister Dutton can have CBA executives held without charge and interrogated for breaching anti-terrorism and money laundering laws! Six Commonwealth Bank ATM deals may be linked to terrorism funding, Austral says Read here https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/aug/19/six-commonwealth-bank-atm-deals-may-be-linked-to-terrorism-funding-austrac-says Commonwealth Bank unmasked: why the government is suing over alleged terrorism trail – explainer Austrac is accusing the CBA of […]

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More from Leibowitz on Marx

Hats and men: Marx’s faulty symmetry By Michael A. Lebowitz May 11, 2017 — Reproduced from Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal reposted from Socialist Project — Was Marx a superman or a human being? Joan Robinson once asked a Soviet professor this very question. Of course, Marx was human, he answered. ‘Then he could […]

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The Future of Trade Unions in Australia

The Future of Trade Unions in Australia 2017 Ken McAlpine, National Tertiary Education Union, kmcalpine@nteu.org.au Sarah Roberts, National Tertiary Education Union, sroberts@nteu.org.au Abstract The Australian union movement has been in decline for several decades. The social and economic factors which have led to the decline are briefly examined. Unions have spent many years developing strategies […]

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On Castro

It is 1966. I am 18. We are first studying the politics of the Cuban revolution. With many others throughout the world inspired by Fidel and Che, we follow – all these years – the triumphs and failures of the Cuban revolutionary history – here sketched in articles on Fidel Castro’s life. Indeed, lessons on […]

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