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- Australians are warming to unions: survey
- By Paul Robinson, The Age, 23 July 2001.
Australians are developing more positive attitudes to trade unions
with more now committed to joining a union compared with two years
ago. This follows years of sharply declining union membership, which
fell from about 45 per cent of workers in the 1980s to about 24 per
cent today. That trend was reversed earlier this year when more than
25,000 new members, almost all women, were logged by the Australian
Bureau of Statistics.
- Che Guevara lives on, if not in our hearts at least on our
- By Rachel Roberts, Sydney Morning Herald, 15
March 2002. Che Guevara is displayed everywhere, printed over khaki, red
and rainbow-coloured T-shirts. it invokes our deeply rooted romantic
understandings of revolution: our concepts of intellectualism, political
defiance, liberation and, ultimately, martyrdom. Why has this image
captured the imagination of the urban professional middle classes?