Issue #2042

The Guardian • Issue #2042 • February 27, 2023

Issue #2042

International Women’s Day

Over the past 100 years or more Australian women have made many gains but huge hurdles remain to be overcome. The struggle is far from...

Read more
Issue #2042

Put socialism back into IWD

The inspiration for International Women’s Day arose out of the struggle of working-class textile women to form trade unions and for the right to vote...

Read more
Issue #2042

Talking About Land Rights

To sustain life people have to produce food, clothing, shelter and other necessities. The process of production takes place within the interaction between human society...

Read more
Issue #2042

“Hold mining companies to account”

Last week two mineworkers, Dylan Langridge and Trevor Davis, were killed at work at the Dugald River zinc mine in north-west Queensland. Just prior to...

Read more
Issue #2042

Nurses and midwives are hurting

Nurses and midwives are hurting. Working a double shift or extra hours has become the norm, and two days off in a row is considered...

Read more
Issue #2042

Call Unanswered

Unanswered phone calls at Services Australia reflect the attraction and retention issues plaguing the Australian Public Service (APS), according to the Community and Public Sector...

Read more
Issue #2042

Apartheid complicity

Richard Falk and Virginia Tilley’s 2017 report for the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (“Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the...

Read more
Issue #2042

The bastard banks

The Reserve Bank continues to launch an assault on the working class. The fallacy that interest rate rises are going to do anything other than...

Read more
Issue #2042

Immigration re-detention raids

Having introduced laws to over-turn the legal decision last December that saw 163 people released from immigration detention, the government has begun re-detaining people. It...

Read more
Issue #2042

GREEN NOTES

One of the biggest con jobs foisted on the Australian public and the planet is Chevron’s $81 billion Gorgon “clean gas” project in WA. It...

Read more
Global briefs Issue #2042

GLOBAL BRIEFS

GERMANY: Air traffic came to a virtual standstill on the 17th  February with around 2340 flights cancelled. The strike affected almost 300,000 passengers. Germany’s flag...

Read more
Issue #2042

IWD Quiz

Can you identify these women? Over centuries of struggle many women have played a leading role, whether it be against slavery, racism, exploitation, sexism or...

Read more