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Here in Australia we have Earthworker Cooperative which seeks to be worker controlled and run transition from coal/fossil fuel pollutants to renewable clean energy systems. see http://earthworkercooperative.com/
There is also a food cooperative in Goulburn valley that seeks to take over a closed former Heinz tomato sauce etc processing plant to make local food preserved for distribution.
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KGB Holdings, 'Kevan and Gina Brown' no les s- annual turnover £21 million.
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"Blood diamonds are this ghoul's best fiend" - Betty Windsor
Therese Rein partner of former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is now worth $210 million (source: Business Review Weekly May 24-June 27 2012)
Profiting from welfare to work agenda courtesy of Howard lead Liberal Government privatisation of Centrelink to job agencies; begun as Work Directions Australia now Ingeus operates in 9 countries including a $1.42 billion contract from Prime Minister David…Continue
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Gathering at midday Federation Square, Melbourne for commemoration of 20th anniversary of the end of Terra Nullius.
Also events in Brisbane and Townsville, Queensland.
Mabo Day June 3rd is a public holiday in Torres Strait should be Australia wide.…
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Also significant is that 85% of garment workers in Bangladesh are women, many of whom are at the forefront of these struggles. This mirrors the strikes at the massive textile/garment complex at El-Mahalla El-Kubra (the government-owned Egypt Spinning and Weaving Company that employs 27,000 workers), where women workers fomented the agitation beginning in 2006 that reached its peak with the general strike that started on April 6,…Continue
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