Marx’s vampire capitalism and the present economic crisis
Friedrich Engels in his The Condition of the Working Class in England (1845) refers to “the vampire property-holding class.” Twenty years later, Karl Marx uses...
Why do we work?
Work, like inequality, appears to be a permanent feature of human existence into the foreseeable future.
Gender pay gap remains a national shame
Australia’s gender pay gap remains deeply entrenched thanks to a decade of indifference from the previous Liberal government. That’s according to the latest data released...
ACTU CALLS for GLOBAL SOLIDARITY ON PANDEMIC
The ACTU stated that “[t]he pandemic has highlighted the world’s stark social and health inequities".
Corporate bosses’ greed another knife in the back of the Australian working class
As the inflation rate soars to 6.1 per cent and the Australian working class grapples with a cost-of-living crisis, corporate CEOs are taking home more...
The tragedy of inaccessible housing and domestic violence
On 1st February at 11:35 PM, I was given the news that my friend, Aminah Hayat, had been allegedly killed by her husband. I had...
Wealth gap widens
The latest national income figures showing economic growth barely above zero are suggestive of a sluggish economy, struggling to avoid recession. The economy is hardly...