This is a video explaining the current situation in Nepal and providing a glimpse into the mass resistance on the streets to the elite’s "soft coup" to bring down the Maoist-led elected government
Statement by the Democratic Socialist Perspective, May 5, 2009. www.dsp.org.au
The hordes of US students on spring break returned from Cancun this year with an invisible but sinister souvenir.
Construction company John Holland and unions are locked in discussions to settle a nine-week-long industrial dispute.
NEWCASTLE One hundred people rallied outside the Newcastle Council Chamber on April 29 to show support for the Loft, a Council-sponsored youth venue.
On April 4, 2008, federal workplace minister Julia Gillard announced a review into occupational health and safety (OH&S) laws. The government said the review was aimed at harmonising OH&S laws across Australia.
The speech below was made by Darren Vanderkaay at a solidarity picnic on April 26 at Melbournes Yarraville Gardens. The picnic was hosted by the Western Suburbs Community and Unions Coalition. Darren is one of 39 workers unfairly sacked from the West Gate Bridge strengthening project by construction company John Holland.
SYDNEY On May 1, 100 people gathered inside NSW Parliament House for a meeting to discuss the need for abortion law reform in New South Wales.
The article below is based on an April 30 statement by the Stop the War Coalition Sydney http://www.stopwarcoalition.org.
SYDNEY— On April 24, more than 30 organisers and officials from the NSW Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) heard a presentation on the Palestinian resistance and the growing movement for boycotts, divestments from and sanctions against Israel (BDS). The presentation was given by activists from BDS Sydney and the Gaza Defence Committee.