Posts Tagged ‘Mick Costa’

Pseudo-leftists join the anti-union chorus

February 29, 2008

Bob Gould


Michael Berrell keeps asking his idiot question, on the Green Left discussion list, demanding some kind statement from me as to whether members of the Labor Party should campaign for the expulsion of Costa and Iemma if they don’t carry out policy.



A powerful protest against privatisation

February 26, 2008

A large and important rally at Parliament House, in Sydney

Bob Gould

This isn’t an end but a beginning, Unions NSW president John Robertson told the protest against electricity privatisation at the opening of state parliament for this year.

The rally drew about 12,000 people, and it was clear this rebellious movement is not about to go away, nor is Robertson. The estimate of 12,000 came from the platform, and it seemed accurate.


Weekend forum

February 23, 2008

A thread for discussion of any political issue, no single topic, so nothing’s off-topic.

As a discussion starter, retirements have been in the news this week, particularly that of Fidel Castro.