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Labor and Unions. A bonus for democracy.

They call it democracy. Government by the people. The original concept developed in Greece and the concept was that the people’s views would be represented by their elected representatives.  Just to make that clear, the elected representatives are there to funnel the views of those who elected them. Conceptually the idea is fine, but what happens […]

Reform the Unions

Here we go again.  The season for union bashing is upon us.  Corruption in the CFMEU.  Craig Thompson before the court.  A royal commission to take place.  When the government is turning on unions, maybe it is time to take a step back and look at the situation in a broader context. Are unions still […]