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The polls show Labor could lose the next election, due within six months. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s popularity is in free fall since his decision to ‘postpone’ his Emissions Trading Scheme. Will Labor lose? Is this just a blip or is there a fundamental shift away for Labor? Hit the comments button to have your say [...]
The mining maggots don’t give a toss about jobs. All they care about is their huge profits. During the global financial crisis guess who sacked tens of thousands of workers? The mining maggots. They got rid of 15 percent of their workforce. So much for their concern about jobs. Here’s how the head of the Treasury, Ken Henry, put it, [...]
Last year the mining magnates on Business Review Weekly’s Rich List increased their net wealth $9 billion. Rudd Labor’s Resource Super Profits Tax (RSPT) will raise $9 billion in its first year. It looks to me like the filthy rich mining bosses can afford the tax. But what is Labor going to do with the [...]
Almost every policy Labor has or adopts is geared to improving the profitability of Australian capitalism. That is the Party’s essence.
Labor Party Financial Services Minister Chris Bowen has asked possible protest voters if they really want to wake up the day after the election with a Tony Abbott government. They are getting desparate. We already have a Tony Abbott Government. Cutting wages through its award modernisation program, attacking unions (teachers, building workers), demonising refugees, doing nothing [...]
Taxing the rich and their businesses must be the policy of the left.
Almost everything this Rudd Labor Government does is reprehensible to me. There is not a shred of human decency in this pack of Labor political criminals parading as ‘my’ Government. From its dirty war in Afghanistan where Australian troops execute innocent Afghans to its Workchoices Lite threat to jail building workers and attack teachers, this Labor [...]
Is the Rudd Labor Government mortally wounded? Or is it just resting? A Sun-Herald/Taverner poll shows both parties at 50 percent on a two party preferred basis. So we have gone from Labor a few months ago in the stratosphere with nearly 60 percent of the 2PP vote to now being neck and neck with the [...]
If the choice is between breaking the law by striking to enforce safety standards and protect lives or doing nothing and watching people die, I’m for breaking the law.
Burn in the fires of the market you lit Minister Garrett.