Who killed Reza Berati? Let’s make this brilliant Phil Monsour song number one in Australia.
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The mass movements have saved the revolution over and over again – in their mobilisations, in their defence of production, in their massive electoral support, and in their solidarity. They are the forces of Chavismo, not a political compromise between hostile classes.
Whatever the immediate future, these are the only forces that will carry the revolution forward.
As Luke pointed out when speaking to Red Flag after the meeting, “At the end of the day, everyone in there [the town meeting] is talking about what Hazelwood should do. The only thing Hazelwood’s interested in doing is putting money in its shareholders’ pockets. That’s the only responsibility they’ve got. They got no responsibility to Morwell or the Latrobe Valley community.”
Company tax avoidance is not a failing of capitalism: it is its logical expression.
There are two ways to really tax the rich. The first is for workers to win bigger pay increases to stop the bosses getting their hands on more of our money before they can play funny buggers with it. The second is to overthrow the capitalist system which produces corporate tax avoidance.
What better way to reclaim International Women’s Day from the bosses than to strike for equal pay until it becomes a reality now, not in some never never far distant future?
Women workers and women bosses have nothing in common. Fight the bosses, male and female, for equal pay now, for a proper maternity leave scheme that benefits working women the most, for equal pay, for abortion on demand, for free child care, for jobs for all.
Australia – open slather for business.
Ludlum’s speech doesn’t specifically mention class let alone using it as the basis for fighting Abbott. All we have to do is wait 2 1/2 years to vote Abbott out. This is the talk of defeat, the strategy of failure, not fighting back.
EL MOVIMIENTO llamando al boicot, desinversión y sanciones (BDS) para presionar a Israel a otorgar derechos básicos a los palestinos ha repentinamente pasado de los márgenes al centro del escenario.
My 30 minute interview with Sharon Firebrace on Razor Sharp Tuesday 4 March : global super powers jockey for political and economic power and control http://sharonfirebrace.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/4-3-14-john-passant-aust-national-woollongong-university-global-super-powers-jockey-for-political-economic-power-control2.mp3