Safety issues are just one reason workers from a dozen railroad unions have threatened to shut down the freight lines.
Workplace Health and Safety
A reactionary “freedom movement” is on the rise in Australia, preying on people’s fears and justifiable anger.
Poverty makes you sick. There’s nothing surprising about that idea. But two recently reported studies take this much further. They came to the same conclusion: that class is the major determinant of health.
Australians have experienced a number of infrastructure breakdowns in the last few years. The country has vast supplies of energy, but the infrastructure to distribute it is at the point of collapse. This is life in late capitalist Australia.