In its short existence, the Retail and Fast Food Workers Union has already achieved big wins. As conditions continue to decline for Australian workers, RAFFWU is a model of how to stand up to the bosses.
Source: Australia’s New Union for Retail and Fast-Food Workers Is Rebuilding Militancy
Eisenhower warned us of the Industrial-Military Complex
In 1973, Australian workers at the joint Australian-U.S. low-frequency communications base at North West Cape in Western Australia were unhappy with their working conditions.
Yes, Australian workers need jobs and they need well paid and ongoing employment. Weapons manufacture in Australia will certainly fulfil this objective to some extent. But it does not need to be this way. There always have been real alternatives. Alternative employment that provides workers with well-paid, sustainable jobs making socially useful things: public housing, transport systems, alternative energy technology. Workers want employment that means they are contributing to building a better world for our community.
Source: The U.S. State Department sought to control Australian workers
Return of “we” over the neoliberal “me” is what the LNP fear most.
via Sally McManus, the woman the Coalition fears most