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The next economic crisis … are we ready?

The next economic crisis … are we ready?

Tricky questions for activists and their leaders Mid September is the tenth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the American transnational “investment” bank. Some say the collapse was the real signal for the 2007-9 financial and economic crisis that spread quickly and globally and, ruined the lives of millions of workers around the world.…

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From the superficial to the real “real world”: underemployment, wages and the future for the majority

From the superficial to the real “real world”: underemployment, wages and the future for the majority

Don Sutherland, June 2018 I like The Guardian Australia’s Greg Jericho’s work and, as some of you may know, I share it around quite often. This piece maintains his high standards with clear information that we can all work with in various ways, including of course in the activities of the Change the Rules Campaign.…

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What does it mean when you are, or you become a union member?

What does it mean when you are, or you become a union member?

By Don Sutherland, 23rd March 2018 How does a non-member join their union? One convenient way to do it is to use the ACTU’s on line joining up tool: https://www.australianunions.org.au/join . Why are these questions relevant right now? (If not directly for you but certainly for people you know.) There are several reasons. In no…

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