Toondah Harbour, the gateway to Straddie, was decisive in the recent Mayoral elections in the Redlands on Moreton Bay. Although more than 50% voted against her, the incumbent, Karen Williams, won. One of the candidates ran a spoiling dirty campaign against Claire Richardson, an opponent to the Toondah Harbour development. It seems the crony capitalists have done it again. – Ed.
WBT addresses the following questions:
1. Industrial question: The Master/servant relationship. The struggle for Worker Control.
2. Ownership question: Who owns the land or does the land own us? Rights to the city, right to country. The struggle of indigenous people for land rights and social justice in Australia.
3. Political question: This is the class struggle. Who owns the means of production? Who governs? How are democratic rights won and shared.
Welcome to the Paradigm Shift on FM 102.1 4ZZZ Fridays at noon. We challenge the assumptions of our current society, to resist oppression … November 27, 2020 Following on from allegations of war crimes by Australian troops in Afghanistan Ian Interviews: Senator Jordan Steele-Young, Greens Spokesperson for Peace, Disarmament and Veterans’ Affairs; and, Former diplomat, […]
Remember how a few years ago, with support from both Labor and the LNP, Brisbane City Council forced dozens of people out of their homes and acquired their land to facilitate the unnecessary and ill-advised widening of Lytton Rd in East Brisbane? Well today, BCC is voting on a motion to sell the remnant land […]
“If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change” – Giuseppe Di Lampedusa, The Leopard We talk about the Brereton report (released yesterday) into war crimes committed by Australian SAS troops in Afghanistan. We interview academic John Blaxland about the report and Mark Davis, lawyer for prosecuted SAS whistleblower David […]
Paradigm Shift 4ZZZ fm 102.1 Fridays at Noon – November 13, 2020 This week’s Paradigm Shift features a 1965 speech by James Baldwin at the Oxford University Union where he presages the current racial crisis in the US . He accurately predicts the election of a African American President (Obama) almost down to the year […]
Paradigm Shift November 6, 2020 “Lowering expectations of Democracy“ 1. What are our expectations of democracy?2. Qld’s Democracy sausage by Dr John Jiggens3. What now Labor governs? PlaylistAndy Paine – History’s Greatest losersMargaret Roadknight – Girls in our townPeter Hunt – Red RockPeter Hunt – WindowJumping Fences – Yo Vengo a ofrecer mi corazon […]
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*Industrial - Master/servant relationship. The power of boss over worker.
*Ownership - The struggle of indigenous people for land rights and social justice in Australia. Rights to country, right to city.
*Political - The class question. Who should govern? Who owns the means of production? Why and how?
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