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.
Margaret Atwood's 2019 Booker Prize-winning novel The Testaments is her response to the question of readers of The Handmaid's Tale: how did Gilead fall? She's had 35 years to come up with the answer, and she doesn't disappoint.
How to Read Donald Duck
By Ariel Dorfman & Armand Mattelart, translated by David Kunzle
Pluto Press, 2019
192 pp, $17.00
Today, as the streets of Chile burn with rebellion, it is timely to look back on this book, which was burned by the military during the 1973 overthrow of the socialist Salvador Allende presidency.
One thing has been made crystal clear this week — no amount of extended droughts, catastrophic bushfires, coral bleaching or record-breaking temperatures will snap the Coalition out of its bloody-minded refusal to take climate action seriously
That two police officers have been condemned for inappropriate conduct indicates that public backlash over the police violence has had an effect. But for the government and police, it is a good way to deflect attention from the role the police play in society.