On Fairness, on strikes, on musicians’ salaries, on decolonisation
The crisis in residential aged care sits alongside a broader crisis in care work, reproductive work, time-poverty, and the value of people in old age.
An important step towards attacking neoliberalism is to challenge a pervasive fiction regarding our country’s welfare system: the idea that access is a privilege, rather than a fundamental human right.
Their faces partially covered by iconic red paliacates or by balaclavas, the Zapatistas announced that they would show their faces when Mexico was finally ready to see them. This was a war, they said, against forgetting and for living.
The future of the revolution is uncertain. But one thing is for sure. The right-wing opposition, the craven supporters of the ruling class and their backers in Washington cannot be allowed to carry the day.
The politics of white Australia did not “discredit” the ALP. The party’s success was based on its appearing to be the policy’s most ardent defender.