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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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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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Protest Pine Gap september 16 IPAN Peace conference October 1 2016

Melbourne meeting on Pine Gap Peace and War 14th september. Come for Peace to Alice Springs National IPAN Conference October 1 and Pine Gap Convergence September 26 to 30. Pine Gap is a joint US-Australia military spy base that occupies Arrente land near Alice Springs. Conference Program DL brochure draft RG 250716 Pine Gap is […]

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Sanders anti-war

Feel the Bern 3

Following on from the earlier posts, these commentaries on the Bernie Sanders campaign are interesting. 1. Congresswoman and ex-Army Tulsi Gabbard endorses Bernie Sanders on The Rachel Maddow Show. If we are wasting trillions of dollars trying to overthrow regimes and rebuild countries, we won’t have the funds to support all the programs we need […]

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Feel the Bern 2

Bernie Sanders pulls off shock victory over Hillary Clinton in Indiana Updated from this earlier post Sanders wins big Watch Sanders video FBI findings 1. Three Next Steps in the Political Revolution Bernie Sanders can’t do it alone. by Larry Cohen Bernie Sanders will campaign all the way up to […]

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Verizon Workers strike – win

40,000 Verizon Workers Launch One of the Biggest Strikes of the Decade I post articles Chronicle of a Strike Update: Strike wins gains: CWA union After Six-Week Strike, Verizon Workers Claim Major Victory as Deal Reached “This proves that when we stand together we can raise up working families, improve our communities and protect […]

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Feel the Bern 1

“A Good Day to Start a Revolution” I am outside Union station Washington and meet this young man and young women who are for Bernie. I said, “so am I”, and he said “it is good to have you older people supporting Bernie Sanders”! I was in Chicago for Labor Notes and now in […]

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Bernie Sanders for US President

Here I post the US Presidential contest and Bernie Sanders democratic socialist, like Obama, is heading off Hilary Clinton and able to beat Trump. Read articles following: Update: Sanders: ‘Virtual Tie’ in Iowa Sends Establishment a Profound Message Sanders acknowledges ‘cautious optimism,’ but observers recognize key role early victory may have for campaign that has […]

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The Great Capitalist Climacteric

The Great Capitalist Climacteric Marxism and “System Change Not Climate Change” by John Bellamy Foster This article is from a keynote address presented at Manifesta in Ostend, Belgium on September 19, 2015. This year’s Manifesta was organized around the theme of climate change in preparation for the COP21 climate negotiations (and protests) in Paris in […]

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