Fw: Australian referendum

Marta Russell ap888 at SPAMlafn.org
Tue Oct 26 15:32:07 MDT 1999



I'm impressed you have a referendum.  In the U.S. there is nothing so
democratic going on.  A national referendum here could probably settle the
campaign finance matter and get a national health care program underway.

Marta

George Pennefather wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Eric Cartman Sr. <eric_cartman_sr at my-deja.com>
> Newsgroups: alt.politics.socialism.trotsky
> Sent: Monday, October 25, 1999 11:42 AM
> Subject: Re: Australian referendum
>
> In article <7v0d21$cpo$1 at knot.queensu.ca>,
>   Xxxx Xxxxxx <3arb at qlink.queensu.ca> wrote:
> > On November 6th Australians vote in a referendum on whether or not to
> > abolish the monarchy and establish a republic. I'm wondering how the
> > left in Australia is intervening? I understand from Green Left Weekly
> > that the DSP is calling for a yes vote for a republic while the ISO
> > is calling for a no vote "against the bosses' republic".
>
> The ISO is voting to retain the British Queen as Australia's head of
> state?  That deserves more publicity ...
>
> Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/
> Before you buy.


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