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Davos Forum 2019 – working out how to keep the 90% under control despite everything

Davos Forum 2019 – working out how to keep the 90% under control despite everything

https://thenextrecession.wordpress.com/2019/01/22/davos-and-the-liberal-order/ I think this, by Michael Roberts, is a pretty good summary of what the Davos Forum, now underway on the ski slopes in Switzerland, is up to this year.The one per-centers who are there are focused on how to make sure that the twin crises of climate change and inequality across and within nations…

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The Productivity Commission and Superannuation: Wage Theft on a Grand Scale?

The Productivity Commission and Superannuation: Wage Theft on a Grand Scale?

Yes, its 2019 and Caroline Pryor is back with Radio Skid Row’s “Workers Radio” … 88.9FM.Today I joined her to discuss the arrest of Danny Lim, some industrial disputes, the latest on the Annual Wage Review … and the Productivity Commissions’s new (old but warmed up somewhat) report on superannuation.We reinforce what ACTU President Michelle…

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Cops, protest and the future of work

Cops, protest and the future of work

From time to time police, and their union, seek pay rises and other improvements in their conditions. They are protesting when they do so. They wish for and expect that the general public (90 per cent of whom are workers with a similar problem) would support them. Then there is this, in Sydney yesterday…. And…

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