Last night, Melbourne's Plan B collective hosted a panel discussion and forum at the Victorian Trades Hall on the topic of â€śHealth vs. Capitalismâ€ť. The panel's four speakers were selected to present a range of academic, professional and activist views on the intersection and impact of capitalism upon modern healthcare and global well-being.
The aftermath of the worst rail disaster in Canada for decades leaves at least 50 dead with many of the victims still unaccounted for. On Saturday, July 6 at one o'clock in the morning a train carrying crude oil derailed in the small town of Lac-Megantic in Quebec (6000 inhabitants), the fire and the explosion of several cars destroyed a large section of the downtown.
We are not outragedâ€¦
The explosion of rage we see all over the world doesnâ€™t start from joyfully indignant citizens, respectful of the constitutional State, who can afford the luxury of non-violenceâ€¦ but from us, exploited proletarians, in struggle against the every time worse conditions of survival imposed on us.
We are not outraged, shocked, indignantâ€¦