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History is full of situations in which a point of extreme tension is broken in one direction or another by the action or inaction of individuals writes Paul D’Amato in the latest edition of the US online magazine Socialist Worker. AFTER HE had become a Cold-War anti-communist, the ex-Marxist Sidney Hook claimed that Marxists see [...]
Posted by John, March 9th, 2009 - under ACTU, ALP, Australian Building and Construction Commission, Australian Council of Trade Unions, Australian politics, Big business, Building industry, CPSU, Capitalism, Community and Public Sector Union, Economics, Fighting back, History, Jobs, Labor Party, Living standards, Resistance, Strikes, The Depression, The Left, The Liberals, The Right, Trade unions, Unions, Wage cuts, Wage freezes, Wages, sackings, unemployment.
Amidst the greatest economic crisis since the 1930s, the ACTU gives us pathetic grovelling ads.
Posted by John, March 1st, 2009 - under Australian politics, Capitalism, Democracy, Economics, Environment, Fighting back, History, Labor Party, Marxism, Neoliberalism, Resistance, Socialism, The Left.
Marxist interventions is a new on-line journal which will publish theory and empirical research informed by Marxism. It has just gone live. So why a magazine like this, and why now? Here is what the editors say. Australia is a class riven, unequal society. During 2008 it became apparent that the Australian economy, free from recessions [...]