First Nations Workers Alliance – Priorities and Building

Event by Living Incomes For Everyone – LIFE

Wednesday 8 September 7.30 pm

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
There will be time for attendees to ask questions and make brief comments.
Our tutorial guest is Lara Watson. She will be joined by 2 other First Nations activists to discuss the purpose and role of the First Nations Workers Alliance, its current and future priorities, and solidarity building. Continue reading First Nations Workers Alliance – Priorities and Building

Detention of diplomat for extradition to the US is wrong and illegal

By Joe Montero

Most Australians have not heard of Alex Saab. His case has not made headlines here. Most likely reason is that he is the Ambassador to the African Union for Venezuela.

The matter began on 12 June last year. Police, acting on a political direction, forcefully abducted Ambassador from a plane at the Cabo Verde airport and put into solitary confinement. Continue reading Detention of diplomat for extradition to the US is wrong and illegal

Central banks helping funnel trillions of dollars into fossil fuels despite climate pledges

Theodore Whyte (Resilience 26 August 2021) argues that central banks across the world are being less than honest about pledges to pull out of the fossil fuel industry when they are doing the opposite. A campaign marketing to build a positive image for  population concerned about the climate crisis, is not the same thing as acting on it.

Continue reading Central banks helping funnel trillions of dollars into fossil fuels despite climate pledges

Defeat in Afghanistan was completely predictable

By Jim Hayes

As the fallout from the hasty retreat of the United Sates forces from Afghanistan continues, are those things have been made perfectly clear.

This is the biggest defeat  the United States has suffered since Vietnam and is looking vulnerable. The flow on is that it will give encouragement to those in many other countries, fighting Washington’s pressure on their turf. Continue reading Defeat in Afghanistan was completely predictable

Politically driven vendetta against construction union scores another failure for the government

By Joe Montero

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has dropped charge related to allegations against the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU). the charges relate to prosecution of the union’s Canberra branch, Jason O’Mara. Continue reading Politically driven vendetta against construction union scores another failure for the government

The war on Afghanistan has ended in the defeat of the invaders

By Jim Hayes

So, the Taliban are now in Kabul and have almost secured their complete control over Afghanistan. Unpopular President Ashraf Ghani and other high officials fled the country, as the Presidential Place and airport fell. U.S. Embassy staff were evacuated by helicopter, in scenes reminiscent of the pull out of Vietnam in 1975. Continue reading The war on Afghanistan has ended in the defeat of the invaders

Climate crisis report puts reality about climate on centre stage

By Joe Montero

The world has just received the strongest wake up call yet on the threat of the climate crisis. It comes in the form of a report by the  Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC), which says the situation is even worse than previously thought. If humanity does not respond appropriately,  and do it now, the planet faces catastrophe. Continue reading Climate crisis report puts reality about climate on centre stage

Film Night “Juntera” – Supporting the Venezuelan people

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Juntera is a feature film-length narrative documentary about the life and work of a Chavista political organisation in five Peasant Comunas in Venezuela. It was made by the Bolivar and Zamora Revolutionary Current (la Corriente Revolucionaria Bolívar y Zamora or CRBZ).Comunas is the Spanish term for communes. Continue reading Film Night “Juntera” – Supporting the Venezuelan people

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