Archive for 'Queensland'
Posted by John, August 6th, 2012 - under Campbell Newman, Cuts, Labor Party, Liberal National Party, Liberal Party, Neoliberal unionism, Neoliberalism, Public Service, Public servants, Public services, Queensland, Strikes, Struggles, Tony Abbott.
The lack of a real union fight against the Bligh government laid the groundwork for a vicious anti-worker Newman government. The same lack of a union fight against the Gillard government is laying the groundwork for a vicious anti-worker Abbott Government.
The time has come to stand up against the Bobbsey twins of job slashing wage cutting neoliberalism, Labor and the coalition.
The rebellion in Tunisia continues. Moderates have welcomed the dictator’s easing of repression and his commitment not to re-contest elections in 2014. It’s not enough. Only his overthrow can begin the next chapter in the Tunisian struggle for jobs and freedom. There was a general strike on Friday. If workers and peasants force Ben Ali from [...]
Make the rich, not us, pay for the cost of the floods.
Posted by John, March 23rd, 2009 - under ALP, Anna Bligh, Australian politics, BlighBorg, Elections, HowRuddistas, Jobs, Kevin Rudd, Labor Party, Queensland, Rudd, Rudd Government, Rudd Labor, The Great Recession, sackings, unemployment.
With the BlighBorg going to an early election and winning in Queensland, Rudd must be tempted to do the same thing and for the same reason – to avoid losing in 18 months’ time when unemployment is over 10 per cent. If the HowRuddistas hold strong to every detail of the Emissions Trading Scheme after [...]
Posted by John, March 22nd, 2009 - under ALP, Anna Bligh, Australian politics, Capitalism, Fighting back, Great Recession, Jobs, Kevin Rudd, Labor Party, Living standards, Neoliberalism, Public Service, Queensland, Resistance, Rudd, Springborg, Strikes, The Great Recession, The Right, Trade unions, Unions, Wage cuts, Wage freezes, Wages, meat axe, sackings, unemployment.
Working class voters decided Premier Bligh in Queensland could protect and create jobs. She can’t. Politics is about to get very interesting.
The Labor Party BlighBorgs have retained Government in Queensland.