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A virus drives a pivot to manufacturing!

A virus drives a pivot to manufacturing!

For 42 years the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union, manufacturing workers, and the majority of Australians with common sense, have been saying that it is not rational to use Australia’s mining resources to diminish the role of manufacturing in our society. In the main their rational thinking and proposals (in the case of the AMWU, see…

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Its May Day! Celebrating workers of the world in their struggles …

Its May Day! Celebrating workers of the world in their struggles …

Our day for workers all over the world building their international solidarity for thought and action to create a better world. Solidarity greetings to all – defying Melbourne’s wintry cold and rain, the virus, the Morrison government, the physical restrictions all in the name of social solidarity. Click here! Here is my small solidarity contribution…

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Food supply workers hooray! Heroes they truly are.

Food supply workers hooray! Heroes they truly are.

“Without our brain and muscle not a single wheel can turn.” (from “Solidarity Forever”) Who, truly, reproduces society? The corona virus pandemic, and the Morrison government’s handling of it, brings to the fore a simple, profound although neglected truth. No society can reproduce itself without workers. From that, because ours is a society driven by…

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