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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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Change the Rules and the Right to Strike at the ACTU Congress

Change the Rules and the Right to Strike at the ACTU Congress

soundcloud.com/radio-skid-row/don-sutherland-discusses-actu-congress-2018-6-july-2018 Last Friday Caroline Pryor and I, on “Workers Radio”, discussed the forthcoming ACTU Congress. We focussed on the “Change the Rules” Campaign and, in particular, the “right to strike”. In doing so we reviewed the success of a recent enterprise bargaining strike by Downers workers in the Hunter Valley that quadrupled union membership.

SYRIZA’s Inspirational Practical Solidarity

SYRIZA’s Inspirational Practical Solidarity

This story in the Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jan/23/greece-solidarity-movement-cooperatives-syriza describes the community solidarity side of SYRIZA’s politics as it reaches the final days pof the elction campaign. The story describes the re-definition of politics as an interdependence between macro economic reform – that is, real reform – and practical solidarity organising that challenges the dictates of charity as…

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