Bike for Beirut

This month ordinary cyclists, unionists and activists across Australia combined to do a Big Ride for Palestine to raise money for a Palestinian refugee camp in Beirut. This week Lance Armstrong rode a cycle tour of Beirut to raise cash for blast victims. George Hincapie, a pro cyclist who travels with Armstrong, was there on … Continue reading Bike for Beirut

Simmo’s Legacy

Peter Simpson, the former state secretary of the electrical trades union, passed away recently after a long fight with cancer. Simmo stood up against privatisation of public assets in Queensland by Premier's Anna Bligh (ALP) and Campbell Newman (LNP). He learnt the lessons of the dispute when his own union sold out 1,007 SEQEB workers … Continue reading Simmo’s Legacy