Monthly Archives: March 2012

An Indestructible Union (Part 1)

We have reached a moment in the technological development of human society (where at least temporarily for the moment will pass rapidly) where we are limited not by our collective physical resources but by our collective imaginations. We will be judged as a generation, as a civilisation, on whether we have the collective capacity to think our way through the iron cage we have encased ourselves in. Because if we don’t, no other generation that follows us for thousands of years will have the same opportunity. Continue reading

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The people powered fightback has begun…

It’s been raining all week in Melbourne. As summer’s heat is dampened, it’s easy to lose sight of all the good news about how people are fighting back against corporate power. Especially so because it goes largely unnoticed and unreported in the mainstream press. You might have missed it but something truly historic and monumental happened. On February 28, Indian workers across the entire nation staged the largest ever general strike – over 100 million workers stopped work, downed tools, and took to the streets. Continue reading

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Union Town

A bit of Saturday afternoon rock for the striking nurses in Victoria, and the Sigma pharmaceutical workers who are locked out as well.

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March 3, 2012 · 7:22 am