Archive for October, 2010
Better Place Australia has such apparently close links to Better Place Israel and will set up its network in Canberra based on the dispossession of the Palestinians that the local Canberra Labor Government should abandon its partnership with and support for BPA’s roll out of battery re-charge points in Canberra.
Our mastery of it [nature - JP ] consists in the fact that we have the advantage over all other creatures of being able to learn its laws and apply them correctly. Engels
Labor’s vote is collapsing across Australia and the Greens are polling close to 20 percent. Afghanistan is unwinnable for imperialism. Abbott wants a flat tax in which ordinary workers pay more and he pays less tax. Obama is leading the Democrats to oblivion in the mid-terms. The French working class challenge to Sarkozy’s pension plans [...]
The parliament is full of these nutbags with unsupportable views, but you wouldn’t know it from reading or listening to the mainstream media. For them, bullshit justifications for endless slaughter in the name of the prestige and standing of the US empire are the bread and butter of legitimate debate.
Yet anyone who dares question the motives of the killing machine is derided as somehow insensitive. What hypocrisy.
What’s with all these former conservative politicians back in the limelight? Is there some sort of voodoo conference on bringing these political corpses back to life?
The state is not ‘abolished’. It withers away.
Afghanistan bipartisanship, bank bashing and class struggle in France – Saturday’s socialist speak out
Overshadowing all this is the class struggle in France where workers are challenging the dictatorship of capital, at this stage inchoately, through strikes and demonstrations.
This is very possibly the beginning of a crisis for the regime in France, with a class fight in the form of strikes and demonstrations against the government on one side, and the working masses on the other side. The result will be key in Europe where the right wing, including the extreme right, has been on a political offensive.
Nationalise the mines under workers’ control.
If French workers do begin to occupy their workplaces, it opens up the possibility of a truly democratic society in which production is organised to satisfy human need.