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56 reasons to march against the government this weekend


Think about the list below. Will you be marching this weekend? By Glenn Murray http://www.glennmurray.com.au The Abbott government: Has dropped two years of Gonski funding to public schools. Has cut funding to public hospitals by $50b. Wants to deny the dole to unemployed under-30s for 6 months (in every year they’re unemployed). Wants to increase […]

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Budget 2014 – You lose, the rich win, and what you can do about it


By Glenn Murray http://www.glennmurray.com Hockey’s budget will hit us hard By now you probably already know Hockey and Abbott have targeted you with their budget. If you don’t, read this, this, this and this. Or if you don’t have time for that, here’s a good summary…   But big biz is $30 billion better off! What you may not know – […]

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This is why Abbott wants the TPP


So our corporations can bully for profit.  By Glenn Murray http://www.glennmurray.com.au An Australian company is bullying El Salvador Australian-owned Pacific Rim Mining is currently suing El Salvador for saying no to an open pit, cyanide-leach gold mine in the middle of one of its most pristine forests. The law-suit started in 2009, before Australia’s OceanaGold bought Pacific […]

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Abbott’s war on the rest of us – And why there’s no need


By Glenn Murray. http://www.glennmurray.com.au In the UK at the moment, there’s skyrocketing food poverty. And in the US, more than one in five American kids live in a ‘food insecure’ household. In both cases, inadequate low-income wages, high unemployment, and inadequate welfare are all significant contributors. And this is exactly where Australia is heading… 14.4% of Australians already […]

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