This May Day, we are facing off against a militant conservative government which holds Australians and Australia in deep contempt.
And we are facing off against a militant conservative Prime Minister, which holds Australians and Australia in a deep and lasting contempt.
If we needed any further proof, it came in this week’s Commission of Audit, which represents — and let’s not mince words — the most comprehensive and savage attack on Australian workers, their living standards, their health care, their services, and the wages ever dared by a conservative government.
The contempt this government has for working Australians, springs from the Prime Minister’s own deep belief in his own superiority and the superiority of those like him.
Superiority over working people. Over women. Over our indigenous people. Gays and lesbians. Over refugees. Over anyone not part of Australia’s elite 1%. Continue reading