Australia

The federal governement failed to consult Traditional Owners about a new development at the Ngemba Fish Traps in Brewarrina. Rachel Evans and Gill Boehringer report.

Alex Salmon reports on a solidarity action for charged Burrup Hub activists.

Two hundred frontline workers at Westmead Hospital had to take industrial action before management agreed to supply them with personal protective equipment. Jim McIlroy reports. 

A second report on COVID-19-driven anti-Asian racism by the Asian Australian Alliance makes chilling reading. Pip Hinman reports.

The federal goverrment's Disaster Payment, now revised, is still not enough for many. Isaac Nellist reports on this and the campaign to raise JobSeeker.

Political albums from July 2021

Mat Ward looks back at July's political news and the best new music that related to it.

As the breakout of the Delta variant continues to grip Sydney, Sam Wainwright argues that it is obvious that the corporate-profits-first logic is incapable of dealing with the challenge efficiently or fairly.

The fastest growing demographic for homelessness in Australia is women over the age of 55.

After a lifetime of raising children and contributing to the country’s wealth, women are being hung out to dry by state and federal governments, writes Suzanne James.

Dave Holmes launches the memoir of a lifelong Australian socialist.

Isaac Nellist reports that workers who took on a bookshop that trades on its 'progressive ideals' but did not want to improve conditions, have forced management to concede.

A key focus of The Greens' campaign in the City of Sydney local government elections is council investment in affordable and public housing. Jim McIlroy reports.

Rachel Sennott and Danny Deferrari as the young student, Daielle, who is selling sex to get through

Barry Healy reviews a social satire set at a Jewish wake in New York City.

The significant numbers at the July 24 anti-lockdown protests are a symptom of the failure of federal and state governments to put the health and safety of communities before corporate profits, argues Rachel Evans.

The cast of York telling the history of racist murder in the early settlement of the district

Barry Healy reviews a new play that delves into the intricate, complex and terrifying history of white settlement in Western Australia.

Niko Leka quotes from Farhad Bandesh, who was imprisoned on Manus Island and later in the Mantra Hotel, who said the torture of innocent people amounts to the 'absolute neglect of humanity'.

The federal government has failed on vaccines, quarantine and adequate or timely income support. Alex Bainbridge and Sarah Hathway argue that for a lockdown to work, it is imperative workers have income support and stable housing.

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