Australia

Australia’s political history is a dark tapestry, woven from the repeated redrafting of truth with a litany of political lies, writes Suzanne James.

The systematic running-down of public housing by governments over a few decades is not news. However, in Western Australia the situation has become particularly desperate, writes Sam Wainwright.

Jacob Andrewartha reports on concerns that state funding for new public, as distinct from social, housing has not been included in the Victorian government's housing plan.

Allianz Adani protest

Coral Wynter reports on a campaign to pressure insurance company Allianz to withdraw all support for the controversial Adani-owned Carmichael coal mine.

Vigil for delivery riders

The deaths of five food delivery riders in just two months prompted unions organise a vigil outside the Sydney HQ of Uber Eats, reports Jim McIlroy.

Australia’s role in Afghanistan wasn’t a contribution to the cause of global peace or democracy: it helped destroy a country, argues Nick Riemer.

The Gomeroi Nation has put the federal and New South Wales governments on notice for not respecting their rights and are saying “no” to a gas invasion of their country, says Maria 'Polly' Cutmore. 

Human rights activists gathered to denounce the ongoing massacres and killings of social leaders in Colombia on November 21, reports Fred Fuentes.

War crimes protest

A snap protest outside Australian Department of Defence offices called for the total withdrawal of troops to Afghanistan, reports Peter Boyle.

Longer Tables, not higher fences solidarity day, November 11. Photo: Alex Bainbridge

The iconic black and white banners displayed by refugees detained at the Kangaroo Point hotel have been seized by Serco and/or Border Force, reports Alex Bainbridge.

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