Review: Fast Food Nation

Eric Schlosser’s book Fast Food Nation was released in 2001. It provided a good analysis and well structured arguments against the corporate greed of the fast food industry. The recently released movie however is not a documentary, but instead a fiction. It is directed by Richard Linklater and co-written by Linklater and Schlosser. The movie […]

Beazley says ALP won’t bow to unions

Labor Party leader Kim Beazley has warned the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) that an ALP government would not do everything the unions wanted on industrial relations. Speaking at the triennial ACTU congress in Melbourne on October 24 he said that although he was committed to ripping up Howard’s industrial relations changes, he would […]