How the Federal Parliamentary Labor Party Lost Its Way

How the Federal Parliamentary Labor Party Lost Its Way 1

At the time I addressed the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History last September and told how the Hawke Government’s Wages Accord had resulted in a reduction in the real wage of low and middle wage earners, while the real salaries of the more highly paid, had skyrocketed …

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By Any Means Necessary: Malcolm X’s Controversial Struggle for Black Freedom

By Any Means Necessary: Malcolm X’s Controversial Struggle for Black Freedom 2

In the 1960s, the United States was shaken by racial tensions and fledgeling social movements. Discouraged by the shortcomings of the civil rights movement and its apparent inability to secure freedom and self-determination for African American people, one remarkable black man utters the motto that would electrify black communities for decades – (fight for freedom …

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Stubborn sense of fairness: Nelson Mandela’s life-long struggle for peace and equality

Stubborn sense of fairness: Nelson Mandela’s life-long struggle for peace and equality 3

Standing on the defendant’s dock at his trial in Johannesburg, a black man gives a speech that would inspire nations. It’s 1964 in South Africa, a country torn by racial segregation, and this man is speaking about his ideal of freedom, democracy and equality for all people, black and white. He is on trial for …

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