In this time of transition, two stories run through the culture. One is about continual growth and ascendancy. It's mainstream culture's story, the everyday world we're familiar with. The other is the as yet little known story of radical change and descent as we enter the time of necessary simplification - reskilling, retooling, relocalizing.
Last night's announcement that the US is launching a criminal investigation into the Gulf of Mexico disaster capped off B
As we struggle to fashion a livable future from the crumbling disaster of industrial civilization, we will need a general guide -- and specifically, perhaps, a guiding document. This is my attempt at fashioning such a document from the accumulated wisdom of our great teachers. I invite (implore!) others to improve on my efforts.
After Your Rights at Work in 2007, what are unions campaigning for this year?
Steve Dargavel, AMWU:
Gwynnyth Evans, AMIEU:
Dean Mighell, ETU:
Speaker TBA, CFMEU Construction & General Division.
Meeting Room 1, Trades Hall, 2 Lygon St Carlton South
All funds raised go to 3CR's Stick Together program.
The Australian left remains heavily divided and fragmented. Will this situation ever change? Is there a road to greater unity of the socialist left?
Speaker: Tony Dewberry.
This is one of a regular series of seminars to be held each Wednesday fortnight on key questions facing the socialist movement; each seminar will feature a talk which will be followed by discussion.
Karzai, the Afghan president, has opened a three-day peace conference
in the capital, Kabul, amidst rocket fire and at least one suicide
Stop the killings and persecution!
Stop US military bases in Honduras! June 28, 2010 is the first anniversary of the military coup in Honduras. The Honduran National Front of Popular Resistance calls on your support now. Come and show Australian opposition to the military coup regime. Support the Honduran people's demand for a democratic constitution.
Too much stuff? Too many people? These are often put forward as the root causes of climate change. It this true? Should the focus of our struggle be on these questions, to what extent, or elsewhere? Speaker: Nick Fredman.
Join Green Left Weekly to celebrate the Cuban revolution
Saturday 17 July
7pm til late
Brunswick Town Hall
corner Sydney Rd & Dawson St, Brunswick
Live 8-piece Latin band, Fuego
Solidarity toasts, Delicious Latin food and Cuban drinks
Democracy Now! Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Cnr Latrobe & Swanston Sts,
After several months of preparation, the UCL's website is now online at long last. The
site contains all the latest news about the organization, archives of the federation's
publications together with our basic documents, such as our Aims & Principles and our
Constitution. ---- You can access the site at www.causecommune.net ---- This project had a
I want you to look at these two photos, especially if you're white. This one is from the
Sachsenhausen concentration camp. The Nazis built the Sachsenhausen camp outside Berlin to
hold primarily political prisoners. --- Generally, that meant anyone who didn't agree with
the Nazi regime and had the nerve to say or do something about it, but not exclusively so.
A number of years ago Franklin Rosemont, Illinois based and a wobbly red card carrier
himself, carved out a massive slab of social history called Joe Hill: The IWW and the
Making of a Revolutionary Working Class Counterculture contributing to the mythology of
the IWW that haunts the imagination of so many radicals.---- Whatever about an
unfortunately dated show-card cover – inside there