Posts in: economy

Trump’s NAFTA publicity stunt

October 2018

Unfortunately, in the stories about renegotiating NAFTA, little or nothing is said about its overall purpose or impact.

Big business 1, homeless 0

August 2018

Amazon led the crusade to kill a progressive “head tax” in Seattle, designed to alleviate the city’s homeless crisis.

HUD refuses to desegregate housing

June 2018

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson calls rules against racist segregation a “failed socialist experiment.”

Amazon extortion!

June 2018

The world’s richest man balks at helping the homeless.

Trans-Tasman Union Beat: Workers organising in Australia & Aotearoa

October 2016

Making history! Early childhood educators, who are members of the United Voice union, made history on 7 September, Equal Pay Day: they walked off the job, closing many childcare centres. They’ve been organising for pay justice for several years through the Big Steps campaign. Up to now, they’ve held weekend rallies, but this was their… Read more »