Archive for May 14th, 2009
Join the campaign to free the 100 Iranian workers still in jail for attending a May Day celebration in Teheran.
15 May is the fortieth anniversary of the day John Kerr jailed union leader Clarrie O’Shea for contempt of court over fines for industrial action. Rolling general strikes involving millions of workers across Australia saw a mysterious benefactor pay the fine and six days later O’Shea emerged victorious from jail. The Penal Powers became a [...]