Australia

We are being told by some that the floods devastating NSW and Queensland are a “once-in-a-hundred year event”. They're not. They are a reminder of the dangers of extreme weather events brought on by climate change, writes Pip Hinman.

Green Left 30th anniversary event March 27 2021

Green Left is turning 30! Have a read of the many messages of support we have received from around the world.

Independent Iraqi journalist Abeer Hasan Al Ani told a gathering to mark the invasion of Iraq that the promises of freedom, democracy and prosperity the Iraqis longed for have never come true. Peter Boyle reports.

Jazz is quintessentially American music. But, as Barry Healy writes, the story of jazz is a harrowing tale of racism and criminal violence stretching through to the present day. 

Glebe public housing resident Emily Bullock is adamant that, while her home could do with some repairs, it must not be allowed to be bulldozed by the state government, reports Rachel Evans.

Anti-Adani protesters are keeping up the pressure on insurance company Ark insurance, writes Coral Wynter.

The Kurdistan Women’s Liberation Movement sent the following message of solidarity to the Women's March for Justice, which mobilised more than 100,000 women and their allies around Australia on March 15.

Labor needs to break the bipartisan consensus and end its support for mandatory detention and boat turn-backs, argues Alex Bainbridge.

The Aviation Tourism package comes with no obligations to protect jobs. Jim McIlroy argues it is another handout to big business.

The federal government's anti-worker omnibus bill, which failed to gain crossbench support on March 18, sought to hand businesses more power in the workplace. Michelle Sheehy talks to Green Left about the campaign against it.

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