Category: Economic recession – crisis

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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And still we rise!

And still we rise!

This morning I awoke with mind racing far earlier than is good for me. The “thinking” led pretty quickly to two Facebook posts, “self-opiniated” prick that I am. Both of them reflected, in two different ways on the Morrison LNP government’s third stimulus package that is dominated by the $130billion of wage subsidies. First, who…

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