Resisting the Shock Doctrine in the age of Coronavirus

This blog post is 2 years old. Please, when reading this, be mindful of its age.As Australia (and the world) grapples with the coronavirus crisis, we are already seeing that the Liberal Government and business lobby are trying to exploit the crisis to further push through extreme neoliberal policies. The brutal tactic of “Shock Doctrine”, …

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Should unions fundraise?

This blog post is 2 years old. Please, when reading this, be mindful of its age.In this issue, I want to address the question “Should unions fundraise?” This is a question that occasionally gets debated, and for many (most?) union leaders, the answer is “no”. The reasons vary, but mostly come back to the notion …

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