Australia

Here you can download the chapter on Australia from Wilf’s book Nowhere to Lay Our Head. There may have been minor edits and updates since its original publication.

AUSTRALIA AND NEW LABOUR’S FINANCE CAPITALISM (PDF file – 21 pages, 227 KB)

Contents:
FROM YORK AND CANTERBURY TO AUSTRALIAN FINANCE
THE 2008 ‘CREDIT CRUNCH’
IS CHINA’S BOOM FALLING DOWN?
THE STATE NATIONALISES BANKS INSURANCE AND MONEY
THE CHASE ACROSS THE GLOBE
CAPITALISM WITH DERIVATIVES
AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FINANCE
TWO HUNDRED AND TWENTY YEARS ON: AUSTRALIA AND EMPIRE
LAND, WOOL AND FINANCIAL DOMINATION
THE LABOUR MARKET AND BRITISH CAPITAL
WHAT ABOUT THE WORKERS?
FEDERAL AUSTRALIA: IMPERIAL LABOUR PROTECTION
THE AUSTRALIAN LABOUR PARTY; MONEY, POWER, AND WAR
FROM DEPRESSION TO MANUFACTURING UNDER US TUTELAGE
HAWKE AND KEATING AND THE SELL OUT TO WEALTH AND POWER
THE ALP AND NEO-LIBERALISM
CASINO CAPITALISM OR TRASFORMISMO?