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Sprouting sh*t for almost nothing
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My interview Razor Sharp 18 February
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace on Razor Sharp on Tuesday 18 February. (0)

My interview Razor Sharp 11 February 2014
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace on Razor Sharp this morning. The Royal Commission, car industry and age of entitlement get a lot of the coverage. (0)

Razor Sharp 4 February 2014
Me on 4 February 2014 on Razor Sharp with Sharon Firebrace. (0)

Time for a House Un-Australian Activities Committee?
Tony Abbott thinks the Australian Broadcasting Corporation is Un-Australian. I am looking forward to his government setting up the House Un-Australian Activities Committee. (1)

Make Gina Rinehart work for her dole

Sick kids and paying upfront


Save Medicare

Demonstrate in defence of Medicare at Sydney Town Hall 1 pm Saturday 4 January (0)

Me on Razor Sharp this morning
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace this morning for Razor Sharp. It happens every Tuesday. (0)



Archive for 'May Day'

Join the fightback contingent on May Day

This year Socialist Alternative, having just completed a merger with the Revolutionary Socialist Party, will be marching alongside the Socialist Alliance and others in joint “Fight back” contingents around the country. We invite you to join us as we march together.


Anyone read Farsi?

This came through recently from an Iranian exile workers’ group campaigning for the release of 100 workers arrested for demonstrating on May Day. Can anyone read Farsi and tell us the gist of what it says? Bill کارگران، مردم آزادی خواه ایران و جهان!   آنچنان که در اطلاعیه های پیشین کمیته برگزاری مراسم اول ماه مه […]

Iran: Free the May Day Detainees

Join the campaign to free the 100 Iranian workers still in jail for attending a May Day celebration in Teheran.

Huge May Day Turnouts Highlight Gravity of Economic Crisis

Millions of people took part in May Day rallies and demonstrations around the world, as workers protested at the deepening impact of the global economic crisis on jobs and incomes. More than 1 million participated in rallies jointly organized by the ITUC’s member organisations and non-affiliated national centres in France, while large crowds assembled in […]

May Day

Friday is May Day, the day of international working class solidarity and the commemoration of  workers’ struggles, in particular the often bloody fight for an 8 hour day. In Australia the union eunuchs and Labor lapdogs ‘cancelled’ the Day long ago. When class struggle revives and society moves to the Left, May Day will revive here. But the spirit of […]