You may get an invitation from Facebook with the WBT logo on it.
Despite the self serving ads by the Facebook team I can offer nothing but fear and caution about Facebook.
It is far too personal.
For mine, the personal is not political.
Readers, exercise the utmost caution on Facebook.… Go to Article
Workers BushTelegraph is in recess from Human Rights Day 2008 (the rally and march is on Saturday 13 December 2008) till next year, perhaps Invasion Day on 26 January 2009, or later – March 2009 even. I am not sure.
If you have any more articles or missiles for 2008, please send them soon.… Go to Article
Saturday, September 20, 12:00 P.M
Brisbane Square Library (central City) NQG Tiered Theatrette Auditorium
Brisbane Square – 266 George Street… Go to Article
PUBLIC MEETING: ALL WELCOME
International Expert on Human Trafficking
Sister Pauline Coll to speak on:
Human Trafficking in Australia
Saturday, September 6th 11:30 – 1:00 pm
Meeting Room Ground Level, Brisbane City Library… Go to Article
Did you know the climate impact of Traveston Dam would =
73,000 new cars on the road every year?
We can’t let this happen!
Make a statement that can’t be ignored….
Join the Human Sign
on Dayman Beach !!
Fathers Day, Sunday, 7 Sep 08 … Go to Article
Jane Nethercote writes:
Sydney Morning Herald columnist Paul Sheehan had many things to say on Monday about the challenge of migration.
But the last paragraph — where he called some refugees “parasites” — stole the show.
Sure, the overall tone of his piece was alarmist. Eg. “Under the Rudd Government, Australia’s net immigration intake is now larger than Britain’s, even though it has almost three times the population of Australia.”… Go to Article
WE “R” REMINDING “U” !!!
Important COMMUNITY NOTICE
MEN’S august BREAKFAST
ALL men WELCOME
All colour, all races, all creeds
SATURDAY 9th. august
On the river at west end
8AM… Go to Article
The Australia Cuba Friendship Society (Brisbane)
invites you to meet
Cuban Trade Union representative for Asia-Pacific
Gilda Chacon is visiting Brisbane at the invitation of the ETU.… Go to Article
You are invited to the live video recording of Phil Monsour and his band performing songs from his new album the empire’s new clothes on the 23rd of August starting at 7pm at Ahimsa House in West End. The night will include a delicious Middle Eastern meal.… Go to Article
Australia–Cuba Friendship Society (Brisbane) invites you to —
Celebrate the beginning of the Cuban Revolution — the 55th anniversary of the assault on the Moncada Barracks.… Go to Article
Radical simply means ‘grasping things at the root.
- Angela Davis
“These students believe in democracy and most importantly they believe in the maximum participation for the individual.
Believing that democracy is a continuous process that does not finish at the polls they are prepared at any time to check abuses by working through the legal and administrative channels.… Go to Article
Victorian Trade Hall Unions back CFMEU official, Noel Washington
The Victorian Trades Hall Council has called a meeting of delegates from all unions to discuss the union movement’s response to the anti-union Australian Building and Construction Commission, which is attempting to jail CFMEU official, Noel Washington.
The meeting will also discuss the ongoing ‘Your Rights at Work’ campaign.… Go to Article
Prof Ross Garnaut told about 1000 people assembled in the Brisbane City Hall on 11 July 2008 that the ‘centrepiece of our [the federal government] response to climate change is an Emissions Trading Scheme [ETS]. See http://bushtelegraph.wordpress.com/2008/07/11/garnaut-on-climate-change-the-market/
Who supports a market solution for Climate Change? Where is the evidence that the market will be able to prevent the current overproduction of greenhouse gases?… Go to Article
Eyewitness public forum
May Day in Cuba and Venezuela… Go to Article
Invites you to its Monthly Community Forum
Topic: The Situation in Burma
Guest Speaker: Dave Andrews
Date: Sunday 6th July 2008-07-01
Time: 7 pm sharp
Venue: Meeting Room, Garden City Library, Mt Gravatt
For more information contact Nora on 0422 349 786 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org… Go to Article
We pay tribute to Australia’s Indigenous people in recognition of their struggles since British colonization in 1788.
The Spirit of Eureka Committee actively seeks to promote a vision and a pathway to a democratic and independent Australian republic which values all its citizens and is a fair and just society for all.… Go to Article
Join us in two important PEACE events in the lead up to AUS – US War games Talisman Saber 2008…
Indigenous peace activists from Guam (Guahan) will be visiting Brisbane June 26-29, 2008. The Chamoru people have had their homeland annexed by the US and used as a major strategic military post – with 1/3 or more of the land used by the US military.… Go to Article
Emerson defines Labor for new era
Lenore Taylor, National correspondent | June 13, 2008
RUDD Government frontbencher Craig Emerson has sought to define modern Labor as a party of “market democrats” who believe in smaller government, less middle-class welfare and free markets as the best way to deliver a fair society.… Go to Article
ARE WE THERE YET ?
A refugee week public forum
Tuesday, June 17 6-8 pm
BMW Edge – Federation Square
Hosted by Tracee Hutchinson- broadcast journalist
Julian Burnside QC – prominent human rights lawyer
Michael Foster– Director of the International Refugee Law Research program University of Melbourne
Paris Aristotle – Director of the Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture
Special performance by musician Jali Buba Kuyateh
Organised by Multicultural Arts Victoria, Refugee Action Collective, Hotham Mission and Refugee Council of Australia.… Go to Article
Please find attached information on a march for
Zimbabwe this Sunday 8th June.
We will be sending photos and info on this
march to the opposition in Zimbabwe .
These actions are greatly appreciated and help to lift morale of those opposing the deadly tyranny of the Mugabe regime.… Go to Article
URGENT COMMUNITY NOTICE
HEY BRO ! HEY UNCLE ! WE “R” REMINDING “U” !!!
All colour, all races, all creeds
DONATION AT THE DOOR COME ALONG AND ENJOY A HOT BREAKFAST, SPEAKERS AND INFORMATION SESSIONS
BRING YOUR SON, NEPHEW, GRANDSON All MEN TOGETHER
Respect & self discipline
SATURDAY 14TH.… Go to Article
Tens of thousands of al-Sadr supporters rallied against the proposed security deal on Friday [AFP]
Supporters of Muqtada al-Sadr, the Iraqi Shia leader, have demanded that the government hold a public referendum on a long-term security agreement with the US.
Politicians have until July to finalise a pact to keep US soldiers in Iraq after the current UN mandate expires at the end of the year.… Go to Article
This is a round-up of recent union disputes from the local press and other sources.
|” While the prospect for worker organisation is limited, however, out of the contradiction of master and servant (boss/worker) comes conflict.
When workers take action to advance their own interests, there is an opportunity to link with other workers engaged in similar industrial disputes.
… Go to Article
by Rob Durbridge
It is common ground on all sides of politics that the union campaign against Work Choices played a big part in the defeat of the Howard Government. But the Rudd Government has no intention of returning the favour by restoring the pre-Howard industrial relations system. This is not to underestimate the significance of the abolition of AWAs and the crisis this has caused in the Coalition after it followed extreme anti-union policies promoted by the Right over many years.… Go to Article
Joe’s back in the spotlight
Meeting in Fremantle of unionists went well. Ten people there. I’ll be able to tell you more when I get a chance to look at my notes.
Essentially, the focus should be on the ABCC and explaining why this is a civil rights issue to the wider community i.e.… Go to Article