Oct 19, 2012

Billy Bragg sings for the supper of ‘insecure’ workers

The ACTU's campaign against insecure work is ramping up. This morning at Melbourne's Southern Cross Station it found a star singing recruit.

Andrew Crook — Former <em>Crikey</em> Senior Journalist

Andrew Crook

Former Crikey Senior Journalist

“I ain’t got no home, I’m just a-roamin’ ’round / Just a wandrin’ worker, I go from town to town / And the police make it hard no matter where I go / And I ain’t got no home in this world anymore.”

Woodrow Wilson Guthrie penned those famous lyrics last century, but for Melbourne commuters shuffling to their cubicles this morning it was Billy Bragg delivering them in a lilting London accent with a similar weary gravitas.

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