Category: Struggle Against Austerity

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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Women’s wages and the 2019-20 Annual Wage Review

Women’s wages and the 2019-20 Annual Wage Review

Introduction International Women’s Day (IWD) is now just a week away. A few days later, March 13th, is the deadline day for submissions to the Annual Wage Review (AWR) run by the Fair Work Commission (FWC). So, in this blog I review what is happening with wage suppression in Australia and focus on what the…

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Talking about the big picture …

Talking about the big picture …

http://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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