Category: Environment and labour

Just transition and green new deals – “Plan B AAA-Rated”: workers taking charge

Just transition and green new deals – “Plan B AAA-Rated”: workers taking charge

The Australian school students strike on September 20 put forward 3 general demands for climate justice, that they have repeated since: “But words aren’t enough to stop the devastating impact of climate change. Which is why we need movements. To keep on pushing for real action on our demands: No new coal, oil or gas projects, including…

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Australian bosses and “their” profits: capital strikes are good

Australian bosses and “their” profits: capital strikes are good

Introduction and acknowledgement In this article I take a close look at what’s been happening in Australia with profits and investment. I have done this out of some frustration with the way in which the economy in general and specific parts of it are reported without any meaningful connection to bosses and their profits. I…

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Talking about the big picture …

Talking about the big picture …

www.afr.com/news/world/north-america/economy-at-risk-aides-warn-chaotic-trump-20190823-p52k5n … learning how to is critical for “rank and file” activists in all our movements for change One of my friends told me that my banging on about the coming economic downturn (in my Facebook posts) and the possibility / probability that it could be worse, was a bit heavy. I think it’s vital…

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