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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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Pandemic and recession: a peoples economic and democratic programme

Pandemic and recession: a peoples economic and democratic programme

The UWU steps forward Just a couple of days ago the National Secretary of the United Workers Union (UWU), Tim Kennedy, released a discussion paper on behalf of his members that described briefly the ingredients for a very different way of dealing with the economics of the pandemic to that being pursued by the Morrison…

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The coming economic recession and its interaction with climate change

The coming economic recession and its interaction with climate change

grist.org/article/what-the-stock-market-crash-means-for-the-climate/ I have thanked John Pratt for sharing this article, and do so again. Here is an expanded version of my first explanation of why: Thanks for pushing along this discussion about the relationship between climate change and general environmental havoc (eg species depletion) and capitalism’s current drift into recession. The two are interconnected and…

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