Posts Tagged: Unions

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From the Tyranny of Distance to the Power of Proximity: Labor’s Legacy in Terms of Trade


posted | in Feature Article

Imagine a country that rarely notices the world beyond its own borders. It’s a country that has double-digit inflation, high unemployment and a poor record of industrial disputation. Industry shelters behind prohibitive tariff walls, the exchange rate is fixed and … more

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Lazy, incompetent and ideological: O’Farrell’s laws hurt working people


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The attacks on working people by the O’Farrell Government are damaging and extreme. Yet they are made all the more galling by the fact that they result not only from misguided ideology, but sheer incompetence. Unlike previous conservative administrations, while … more