Archive for February 11th, 2013
Corporations are the real owners and controllers of major sport in Australia and other Western nations writes Trevor Grant in Socialist Alternative. And when the driving force is profit, then you will always have a problem with presenting a fair and equitable playing field.
The federal sports minister, Kate Lundy, thumped the lectern at the press conference as she declared: “Today is about integrity in sport.” However, integrity was lost well before she joined the long list of politicians who have done little but support and promote a system that thrives on greed, money and power.
‘Mining Tax shortfall: the experts respond’ The Conversation 8 February 2013 ‘Current super concessions favour the wealthy – so why aren’t we supporting reform?” The Conversation 8 February 2013