Articles from En Passant
This is the link to my analysis in Independent Australia of the first week of the election campaign. I start off by saying:
‘IT HAS NOT BEEN a good first week in the election campaign for Malcolm Turnbull and his Government.
The rich run society in the interest of profit—and we can’t vote them out come July, explains James Supple in socialist magazine Solidarity. He starts off by saying:
Duncan Storrar asked a question on Q&A on Monday night and then made a comment that, with blinding clarity, highlighted the unfairness of the Budget and the wealth shifting agenda of the ruling class.
Protesters in Melbourne have occupied Immigration and have called for civil disobedience to be our watchword and way forward.
Here is how Melissa Davey reported in the Guardian on the reasons for occupation of over 100 protesters in The Guardian:
When the rest of the world’s leaders moved swiftly to condemn the tax rorts exposed in the Panama Papers, our Prime Minister was curiously silent. Today, we learn that he was one of those named. John Passant in Independent Australia questions just how serious Malcolm Turnbull is on cracking down on tax avoidance.
The latest article in socialist magazine Solidarity starts off:
‘Turnbull has delivered a budget for business and the rich. Its centrepiece is handouts to business and high income earners. Most workers get nothing, except the impact of further cuts to services.