|Issue No 118||02 November 2001|
All the latest details on actions, workshops and conferences for anyone interested in labour politics.
NO WAR RALLY
No Australian troops or Australian support
No US war
No racist scapegoating - Welcome Refugees
No attacks on democratic rights
Next RALLY: SUNDAY 12 noon 4th November
Hyde Park North Archibald Fountain
HELP THE CAMPAIGN
everyone is welcome
Open organising meeting
Next Wednesday, 7 pm,
Level 3 or 4
UTS Tower Building Broadway
War And Racism
0408 619 152
A benefit night to help Burmese refugees will be held at the Harbourside Brasserie on Thursday 15 November.
Musicians who have donated their time and talent include: Jon Stevens; Jackie Orszaczky and Tina Harrod; Mike Nock; Reg Mombasa and Peter O' Doherty; Jonathan Zwartz and Hamish Stuart and Dr Winston O'Boogie Strings. Entry is $10 and a number of award-winning Australian and international photographers have also donated pictures that will be raffled on the night.
Globalisation from Below
Alternatives to Corporate Globalisation
Seminar: Sunday November 11 - 11.30-3.30pm
Tom Mann Theatre, 136 Chalmers Street, Surrey Hills
Speakers from the International Metalworkers Federation World
Congress: Silumko Nondawnga--General Secretary, National Union of
Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA);
President Mun--Korean Metal Workers Federation (KMWF);
Buzz Hargrove--President, Canadian Auto Workers (CAW);
Local speakers from AFTINET, Aidwatch, AMWU, Jubilee, NSW Nature
Conservation Council, NUS & UnitingCare (NSW.ACT)
Sunday November 11
Doors Open 7pm
Metro Theatre, George Street, Sydney
Featuring: The Tenants, Matt Ellis Band, Raw Sugar and Frank Bennett.
Hosted by Tugs Dumley
Tickets: $10 (plus bf) on sale at the Metro
Part of the IMF World Conference
Interview: Flying High
ACTU Secretary Greg Combet on saving Ansett jobs, defeating Howard and wooing a new generation of unionists.
Corporate: Howard's List of Shame
ACTU President Shaharn Burrow runs through the litany of corporate collapses and down-sizes that have cut a swathe through the Australian community.
Campaign Diary: Week Four: The Battle Lines Drawn
It was a week that saw the leaders launch their campaigns, kiss lots of babies and battle for space with a Holy Jihad.
Industrial: Desperately Seeking Solutions
They might not call it 'industrial relations' in the spin of modern politics, but all the major parties have released plans that will affect the way we work over the next three years.
Economics: Manufacturing Prosperity
Neale Towart looks at the hidden debate of the election campaign - the degree of intervention government should take through Industry Policy.
History: War And Politics
The Conservatives are trying to wage war and win the election. The pundits say itís a tried and true recipe for electoral success. The 1940 federal poll suggests otherwise.
International: Globalising Labour
On the eve of the International Metalworkers Federation Congress general secretary Marcello Malentacchi argues all nations need to retain a manufacturing base.
Review: Security - Who Needs it?
What does it mean to be secure? Should we even need to ask? In his new book, Anthony Burke asks the tough questions.
Satire: Locksmith Promises "Greater Security" If Elected
A Melbourne locksmith has agreed to run for federal parliament, campaigning on the key issue of security.
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