UWFB: Let's Talk Full Employment

Friday, 24 July 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Did robots or neoliberalism destroy full employment?

Kevin and Anne talk with ALP federal representative Ged Kearney, who harkens back to the remarkable 1945 White Paper "Full Employment in Australia." The White Paper demonstrates policy makers knew back then that lack of jobs was caused by insufficient aggregate demand for labour, not because women and robots were taking them away. Now we are facing 25% labour underutilisation, where to from here?
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Friday 5:30pm to 6:30pm
The Squatters and Unwaged Workers support and promote those resisting social order and trying to create an alternative to it. Interviews with local and interstate unwaged and unemployed activists, squatters and plugs of local and interstate actions, protests, conferences, meetings and film screenings.

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