The Howard governments “national emergency” plan to ban alcohol and pornography in Aboriginal communities will not go one ounce of the way towards addressing the massive social problems faced by Aboriginal people. Advertisements
Do you get paid your superannuation? Do you know what superannuation is? It seems a growing number of workers are owed superannuation entitlements from employers. Superannuation is basically a pension scheme.
The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, to be held in Sydney on September 7-9, will see an unprecedented security operation to ‘protect’ US president George Bush and many of the world’s other political leaders.
Over the past few months Kevin Rudd has been progressively releasing the industrial relations policy of the Labor Party. Contrary to previous statements where Rudd said he would be tearing up Work Choices, it seems now he will only be tinkering at the edges of the legislation and retaining significant parts of it.
I don’t think we can start a discussion of approaches to building socialism in Australia without first outlining the objective situation that exists. As with most advanced capitalist countries in the western world Australia is completely dominated by pro capitalist forces and thus their ideology.