30 December 2005

the blather #6

The new industrial legislation that has been introduced by the federal government is massively unpopular with the vast majority of Australians. This legislation is a major attempt to destroy collective organizing on the job.

In this edition of the blather, Sue Bolton, the trade union co-ordinator for the Australian Socialist Alliance, discusses the political context of these changes and explores the potential for a united fight back.

Program Notes

  • Socialist Alliance is an anti-capitalist party which was formed in 2001.Since then the Alliance has grown in size and strength, establishing branches nationally.
  • Union Fightback is a loose network of trade unionists which was formed out the June 2005 National Fightback Conference.
  • Petitions to the ACTU can be downloaded here.
  • 31:05 mins / 64 kbps / 14.2 Mb

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