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Put in your opposition to the TPP to the Senate

The Australian Senate passed a motion to ban Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) from all trade agreements. The motion was moved by Senator Jacqui Lambie, and supported by The Australian Greens, the Australian Labor Party and the Nick Xenophon Team. Friends of the Earth Trade Spokesperson Kat Moore stated “that this motion passed unchallenged is a […]

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On Peace protests and IPAN Conference 2016 by Chris White October 11 With the revanchist Trump, and Obama and Clinton daily fanning war drums against Russia and China, and continuous US drone assassinations, Australia has to move to an independent and peaceful foreign and defence policy. My own arguments focus on : Close Pine Gap […]

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US Labor Against the War – National Assembly april 2016

I was privileged to be able to attend the US Labor Against the War (USLAW) 2016 National Assembly at ATU’s Tommy Douglas Center in Silver Spring, MD from April 15-17 2016. (Background: please put in this search USLAW US LAW website US LAW has elected union delegates attending.At this Congress new young in the […]

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CUB unionists struggle

Update 25 August: Walk off by United Voice and CFMEU members supports sacked maintenance workers workers. From the ETU Victoria In response to a large number of people struggling to comprehend what has occurred at CUB and how CUB can legally slash the wages of their maintenance workforce, we have spelled out the facts. […]

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Warriors of Aboriginal Resistance protest

Warriors of Aboriginal Resistance protest Melbourne State Library Saturday 30 July. Protest shuts down Melbourne intersection report No surprises in abuse of Indigenous children radio 3CR reports 1. Stan Grant: “How can I stand here and speak to the idea of our place in an indissoluble Commonwealth when this week my […]

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Against wealth inequality

1. Evatt report, 2 HILDA ‘The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey’ report Evatt ‘Currently the poorest 40% of Australian households have effectively no wealth at all: about half of them actually have negative net wealth because of their personal debts. At the opposite pole, the wealthiest 10% of Australian households have more […]

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Marx on profit

A spectre is haunting capitalism: the spectre of debt

A spectre is haunting capitalism: the spectre of debt ‘A financial crash is much more likely than not during 2016. When it strikes, it will be far greater than in 2008. The entire global economy will seize up – as almost happened in October 2008.’ That’s how I began my February contribution to 3CR Solidarity […]

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SA Nuclear waste dump questions

Nuclear un-clear: Some questions that need answers before South Australia becomes the world’s nuclear waste dump by Dr Tony Webb June 2016 See below for update. No Dump Alliance Sign the petition No nuclear Port of Adelaide Economist Blandy opposed No dump funding Tony Webb Where is it coming from and […]

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Feel the Bern 4

Earlier post on Feel the Bern here What happens now to the Bernie Sander’s campaign after the struggle at the Democrats’ Convention? Sanders on beginning the revolution Update October: Interview with Sanders On Our Revolution. Defeating Trump and then going local… I think Our Revolution is beginning to do what its goal was, and […]

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