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Unionists to Rudd: `Where are our rights at work?’
COMMENT & ANALYSIS, 26 July 2008
AUSTRALIA: Labor won the November, 2007 federal election on the promise to “tear-up” Work Choices, abolish the hated Australian Workplace Agreements (AWAs — individual contracts) and overhaul the entire industrial relations system. Of course, all of this was promised to contain ample consultation and be in the spirit of balance. »


Emissions trading scheme a scam: Renewables now!
COMMENT & ANALYSIS, 26 July 2008
AUSTRALIA: Why do we put so much faith in the market to solve environmental problems? Why do we assume that increasing the cost of fossil fuel emissions will reduce their use rather than just increase everyone’s cost of living? »


Latin America’s struggle for integration and independence
INTERNATIONAL NEWS, 26 July 2008
Commenting on how much the two had in common — same age, three children, similar music tastes — Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said to Mexican President Felipe Calderon on April 11 that “perhaps we represent the new generation of leaders in Latin America”. »


Cuba: Celebrations of advancing gay rights
INTERNATIONAL NEWS, 26 July 2008
Several hundred Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and their friends converged at the Mi Cayito section of Guanabo Beach east of Havana on June 14, to celebrate newfound pride and launch “Together with You”. »




From GLW paper edition #760 - 30 July 2008. Subscribe now.

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