‘Without bringing (Secure Jobs conversations) to the site level, it would just be white noise in workers everyday life’

March 7, 2022

Organiser Zac Gallagher from the Collieries’ Staff and Officials Association tells us how he has…

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Telling our stories, speaking without fear

Powerful storyteller Dr John Falzon speaks on how to tell our Secure Jobs stories, how…

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November 17, 2021

In the face of decades of education funding cuts and the devastating effect of COVID-19…

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Dr John Falzon – Communities in crisis: the widening impact of insecure jobs

Facts don’t matter when it comes to attacking the union movement. We are accused, by…

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TWU Safe Rates campaign – James Scott, Delegate

At the TWU we have worked over previous bargaining periods to align our major road…

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Michelle AEU

November 11, 2021

Australian Education Union Northern Organiser, Michelle Rippon, speaks of the energy of coming together with…

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How Is Unemployment Deliberate?

March 1, 2021

In our latest edition of Big Facts, author and Guardian columnist Van Badham unpacks the question, and examines what the current crisis can tell us about the spectre of unemployment.

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The Privatisation Lemon

November 1, 2020

Politicians spent the 1980s telling us privatising everything from electricity to trains would be good for us. So why – and how – did privatisation turn out to be A MASSIVE LEMON?

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What is Disaster Capitalism?

August 25, 2020

Coronavirus is a dangerous time for the economy – and nothing makes this clearer than having a Treasurer come out as a Margaret Thatcher fanboy. Van takes us back to the 1980s to unravel the source of today’s economic inequality, stripped services and dislocation.

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Stimulus! Stimulus! Stimulus!

June 2, 2020

Politicians keep saying it – but what does it mean for the rest of us? o we really need one, just because coronavirus has, you know, devastated the economy? Here’s a “vansplaination” about what recovery SHOULD mean for jobs & households. #auspol

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