If you can’t win a vote, send in the lawyers. That is what the La Trobe Student Association (LTSA) board are doing to prevent a student general meeting going ahead that could see the management-controlled “student association” dissolved and force it to hand back its funds to the student-controlled union.
Justin Akers Chacón is a Professor of US History and Chicano studies at San Diego City College and the author of Radicals in the Barrio and No One is Illegal. He is a member of the Coalition to Close the Concentration Camps in the San Diego-Tijuana border region. He spoke to Red Flag’s Nahui Ludekens.
After 16 hours of determined strike action against multinational giant Linfox, around 100 truck drivers in Melbourne’s west forced the company to reinstate an unfairly stood down workmate. Most of the drivers are members of the National Union of Workers.
As a result of the incessant attacks on Aboriginal communities in Western Australia, another demonstration was called on 1 June in Melbourne.