Theory & History

Theory & History

Check your privilege, then…

Check your privilege, then…

A brief guide to solidarity and collective action There is no denying that we live in a world where the divide between rich and poor is increasing. This truth challenges the myth that society will become more fair, more equal, and more just slowly over time if we simply are […]

Global Politics, Theory & History, Unions

Automation, unemployment, and the ‘End of capitalism’

Automation, unemployment, and the ‘End of capitalism’

“Machines will take your jobs”: In a period of global financial turmoil and worsening economic prospects for Australian capitalism, this worrying message is now appearing almost daily in the media. The quickening pace of job losses due to automation has led to some very different responses on the part of […]