Despite the threat of punitive action against striking oil transport workers and union officials, the Transport Workers Union (TWU) is pressing ahead with its campaign for a 15% pay increase across the transport industry. Oil industry drivers decided
By Tony Hastings "We were all like brothers and sisters, we're all in it together. We thought we might all get arrested — and we did!", laughs Russel, a Skyrail blockader. The blockade hopes to stop Skyrail, a privately owned cable-car
Illusions By Afrodity Giannakis Neon lights selling lies of excitement and ultimate satisfaction. Consumption of synthetic food flamboyant dresses and the system's rotten relationships artfully wrapped in flashy screens
By Helen Todd A boy is dead. A court finds an army general responsible. He is ordered to pay compensatory and punitive damages. The boy, Kamal Bamadhaj, a 20-year-old student, is my son. I have waited three years and gone half way around
WA TAFE teachers' dispute By Stephen Robson PERTH — In early November, temporary teachers with TAFE were given a matter of days to sign new workplace agreements that dramatically cut working conditions. The Education Department threatened
Women are not anti-union By Melanie Sjoberg ADELAIDE — Two important new documents, Raising Our Voices: Activism Amongst Women and Men in South Australian Unions, by Barbara Pocock, and its companion Strength in Numbers: Increasing
A new report released by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) states that more than 14 million people in the USA routinely drink water that is contaminated with carcinogenic herbicides. The report,


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