Sunday, March 30, 2014
The forum was attended by around 100 people in the Perth Town Hall.
"You'd be hard pressed to find anybody that doesn't have some problem or another with contemporary capitalist society," said Bainbridge. These problems are not accidental he explained but are caused by the corruption of the electoral process by corporate money.
@alex_bainbridge need to bring mines under public ownership to fund education, health, deal with climate change, democracy #auspol #wavotes
— Zeb (@ZebParkes) March 30, 2014
The Socialist Alliance believes that the power of the big corporations has to be broken and that the first step is to bring the monopolised mines and banks into democratic public ownership.
@FromMe2Ewe @ZebParkes You could "tax appropriately" but they will squeal just as much. Better to break their power once for all.
— Alex Bainbridge (@alex_bainbridge) March 30, 2014