Initially called by trade unions, the National Strike has grown to involve numerous sectors of Colombian society that oppose the nation's right-wing government headed by President Ivan Duque.
Protesters demanded that GHD live up to its stated commitment to sustainable development by pulling out of working with Adani on its Carmichael coal mine in Central Queensland.
Blockade IMARC activists rallied outside Melbourne‘s Magistrates Court on November 18 in solidarity with people who were arrested during the protests outside the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) in October.
Members of the Chilean community and supporters held a protest in Fremantle on November 16 against the Chilean government's repression of recent protests.
Members of the Bolivian community and Latin America solidarity activists rallied in Sydney on November 17 to oppose the coup against Bolivia’s first Indigenous President Evo Morales.
Galilee Rising held its first protest outside Adani’s Brisbane headquarters on November 13.
Jennifer Robinson, a lawyer for imprisoned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, believes the United States’ application to extradite him from a British prison is a "very serious threat to free speech and journalism in the US and all over the world."
Australia has spent $22 million on the Bomana prison annex for asylum seekers. Yet, the government denies any responsibility for the treatment of detainees, despite the fact they are in Papua New Guinea because Australia sent them there.
When the National Party and the corporate media start fretting about farmers, greenies and lefties uniting to confront the mining industry, you know something good is happening.
Considering the terrors that Mikhail Sholokhov lived through and nearly perished from in Stalinist Russia, it is a wonder that the Soviet novelist retained any sense of humour. Yet he did.