Archive for January, 2010
The US presence in Haiti is not an intervention; it is an invasion. It has nothing to do with helping the Haitians; it has everything to do with restructuring Haiti in the interests of the bonus bludgers in Wall Street and their ilk across the country.
This site will collect the more colourful sayings and comments of Australia’s Opposition leader, Tony Abbott, to help remind people of what they will get if they vote for him and the Liberals and Nationals. The interview with Abbott in the February 2010 edition of the Australian Women’s Weekly provides fertile ground. Feel free to send in […]
PAY TRIBUTE TO AND CELEBRATE THE LIFE, SADLY PASSED, OF ALISTAIR HULETT, REVOLUTIONARY SONGWRITER AND PERFORMER A memorial for Alistair Hulett will be held on Sunday February 14th 3.00-6.00pm at the Gaelic Club in Sydney. Everyone is welcome, we will have video of Alistair’s performances, photos, posters from the struggles in which Alistair played a […]
This tribute by Diane Fieldes to my comrade of song Alistair Hulett is re-posted from Socialist Alternative. Alistair Hulett – comrade and friend, socialist, songwriter, activist, singer, guitarist and much more – has died. His passing at only 58 has come as a shock to the great many who valued him, his talents and the uses to […]
Alistair Hulett – singer, songwriter, socialist – died overnight. Chris Harman, Daniel Bensaid, Howard Zinn and now Alistair. Farewell comrades.
The Woodside workers deserve to be treated like human beings, rather than animals. They have every right to strike for as much as they can get.
The interview in the Australian Women’s Weekly gives a pretty good pointer to what Tony Abbott as Prime Minister would be like – socially reactionary and economically a let the market rip sort of guy.
Imperialism is the competition between the major economic states. That competition is economic, political and military, but ultimately rests on military strength and often resolves itself militarily.
Goldman Sachs has agreed to limit its UK partners’ pay and bonuses to 1 million pounds. That sounds about right – one million pounds into their money grubbing greedy guts.
Australian of the Year Professor Patrick McGorry has backtracked from his recent comment that detention centres are breeding grounds for mental illness. He now says he was criticising past government policies. Ah, that explains it. Howard and Keating detention centres bad; Rudd detention centres good. Shame, McGorry, shame.