In vintage Workers Online fashion we have detected a minor, but telling, factual error in last week’s missive/suicide note. It’s not a seven year itch – this is, in fact, the end of an eight year project.
Interview: The Terminator
Unions NSW secretary John Robertson looks back on the highs and lows of a year when the battle lines were drawn.
Industrial: Vive La Resistance
Jim Marr glances back through a year of news and discovers plenty of reason for optimism…
Unions: Breaking News
The web offered new ways of covering unions issues. Here’s ten ways Workers Online tried to do things differently.
History: Seven Deadly Sins
Looking back on our annual year-ender editorials gives a nice overview of the journey we have taken.
Economics: Back to the Future
Political economist Frank Stilwell looks back at a year that saw the passing of the drivers of two strains of economic thought.
Politics: Organising and Organisations
Organising for unionists can mean overcoming the “union”. The “rolling of the right” by the BLF rank and file shows the power of workers united to defeat the power of bosses and certain union bosses.
International: Web Retrospective
Unions and the web – What's changed in the last seven years? The short answer is – everything and nothing, wrties Eric Lee
Review: Shock Therapy
Unreconstructed Kazakhi journalist Borat is unleashed on the ‘US and A’ offending everyone – except the bigots.
High Flyers Go For Gold
Hospital Staff Prescribe Radical Surgery
Holland Goes Dutch on Safety
New Thinking to Transport Sydney
Check Mate - Track Your Personal Info
WorkChoices on a Trolley
See No Evil, OEA
Feltex Carpets PM's Fibs
Workers Blood on the Walls
Lift For Unfair Dismissal Campaign
No Discrimination on Choice
Vanstone Opens New Meat Market
So Where to Now?
Amanda Tattersall outlines her plans for Working NSW and the challenge of connecting research, communications and campaigning.
Gone But Not Forgotten
Augusto Pinochet Ugarte (1915-2006). His memory is still being honoured, writes Jim Marr
Hit For Six
The Westie Wing
Our favourite politician bids adieu and hangs up his chestnuts.
All the Best
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All the Best
Dear Peter and Staff,
It is with sadness I read that this is the last issue of Workers Online.
Thanks for all the good work of keeping me in touch with the issues that effect real Australians who live in the real world rather than in an ivory tower in Johnhowardnowhereland.
I wish you all the best for future endeavours.
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