Uprise Radio - Episode 24 - Stuff the Accord, Pay Up!

Wednesday, 19 August 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:00pm
Liz Ross' new book on worker's resistance to the ALP/ACTU Accords.

James is joined by Liz Ross to discuss a lifetime of activism, from worker's rights to gay liberation in Australia. Liz' new book follows the struggles of workers to resist the introduction of ALP's Prices and Income Accord of 1983, from conception through its phases of implementation. Liz tells a story of class collaborationsim, wealth transfer, and worker's being short changed. through the Accords, Labor facilitated a transition from worker's gains in the 60s and 70 to neoliberalism by the 1990s. 

 

Wednesday 5:30pm to 6:00pm
A radical current affairs program providing a critical analysis of a topic in the news cycle that deserves closer inspection.

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James Brennan & Jackson McInerney.

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