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Peace movement building

Peace movement building by Chris White For discussion 2017 Perpetual war is ever pressing. http://chriswhiteonline.org/2017/08/oppose-nuclear-war-and-north-korea/ Can Australians be more active building an effective peace movement against US Pentagon wars and for an independent foreign policy? I urge actions raising the peace question, enhancing solidarity networks, strengthening anti-war alliances and networking and advocating armed neutrality. I […]

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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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Oppose Nuclear War and North Korea

Update September:Pilger on war with North Korea https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/09/08/dangerous-times-north-korea-china-and-the-threat-of-nuclear-war-and-accident/ Trump threatens North Korea https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/03/donald-trump-condemns-very-hostile-north-korea-nuclear-test?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+AUS+v1+-+AUS+morning+mail+callout&utm_term=242181&subid=11929904&CMP=ema_632 From Putin: negotiate http://uslaboragainstwar.org/Article/78024/putin-warns-n-korea-situation-on-verge-of-large-scale-conflict? Imagine if North Korea decided to conduct massive “live fire” military drills, accompanied by a Chinese naval flotilla, just three miles off the coast of California. And, let’s say, they decided to send formations of strategic high-altitude aircraft […]

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The 1917 Great Strike

From Amalia Wallace SEARCH Foundation Search members joined hundreds of trade unionists and labour movement activists at a commemorative dinner at the Eveleigh railway yards on Wednesday night in Sydney, to celebrate the Great Strike of 1917. The evening was also one of many fundraisers to support the completion of a documentary that will tell […]

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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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Stop the War on Workers rallies march 9th

Stop the War on Workers. First union 2017 rallies march 9th 10.30am -see all cities for details. CFMEU readies to fight Turnbull’s fight on the fair go https://vic.cfmeu.org.au/news/cfmeu-declares-readiness-fight-turnbull’s-war-fair-goNational protests www.facebook.com/events/227552291043928 CFMEU urges action https://vic.cfmeu.org.au/news/rally-stop-war-workers Background: Union responses to the cut in Sunday penalty rates decision http://chriswhiteonline.org/2017/02/responding-to-the-penalty-rates-decision/ Construction deaths continue: support the right to strike on […]

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Militarism is an environmental issue

MILITARISM IS AN ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUE NINE REASONS WHY THE ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT MUST ALSO FIGHT FOR PEACE: 1. War is an environmental nightmare that continues to poison people and the planet long after the fighting ends. 2. The Pentagon is the largest consumer of fossil fuels in the world. 3. The Pentagon is the largest emitter […]

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Responding to the penalty rates decision

1. From Don Sutherland (‘retired’ AMWU): Please debate. “Like many others I am very angry on several counts with the Fair Work Commission’s decision to cut Sunday penalty rates for Australia’s lowest paid workers. Read decision https://www.fwc.gov.au/awards-and-agreements/modern-award-reviews/am2014305-penalty-rates-case How else to react? here is my current thinking … This very wrong decision on several counts is […]

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More on Sanders and Socialism’s Return

Socialism’s Return After more than a half-century in the wilderness, the socialist left reemerges in America. By Patrick Iber FEBRUARY 21, 2017 See earlier my optimistic US experience and following of Sander’s political revolution and socialism. What about the debate in Australia where ‘political revolution’ and ‘socialism’ is not yet on the political agenda? here […]

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