The 20th anniversary of the then largest protest in world history is on February 15. As time passes, memories fade. But the huge 2003 protest against the Iraq war was worth remembering, argues Alex Bainbridge.
It seems like no government official or senior public servant realised the Robodebt scheme was illegal, but the idea that the Coalition government didn’t know exactly what it was doing is preposterous, argues Zane Alcorn.
In a recent address, Professor Thalia Anthony discussed colonisation through a Marxist framework, including the ongoing impacts on First Nations people in Alice Springs. Niko Leka reports.
Jim McIlroy writes about how a recent hospital stay has underlined why we need to fight to defend and extend the priceless public hospital system.
British comedian Kate Smurthwaite discusses the power of comedy as a force for good, with Alex Bainbridge.
NSW Labor is a clear favourite to win the March 25 election. But Suzanne James reviews the field and asks is Labor’s lead really as big as it looks?
Reza Berati’s death has become a symbol of the brutality and impunity of the offshore imprisonment of asylum seekers and refugees, argues Janet Parker, on the ninth anniversary of his brutal death on Manus Island.
First Nations people and organisations have continued to propose solutions and call for genuine consultation between affected communities at all levels of government. But, as Jacob Andrewartha reports, they are being sidelined.
Digital rights activist and author Lizzie O’Shea discusses gambling reform.
About 100 refugees and supporters gathered outside Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s electoral office in Marrickville to call for permanent protection for all refugees. Isaac Nellist reports.
John Garcia, a passionate and sincere person, spent much of his life fighting for rights for First Nations peoples and refugees. Robynne Murphy, his friend and comrade, writes about his life.
More than 200 floats will be included in this year’s Mardi Gras, which is expected to be one of the biggest yet, but the selection is being questioned. Josh Adams reports.
Survivors of child sexual abuse and LGBTIQ rights group Community Action for Rainbow Rights initiated protests in the lead-up to and at George Pell’s memorial service. Rachel Evans reports.
Chanting "Free, free Palestine" and "From the River to the Sea, Palestine will be free", protesters protested Israel's slaughter of Palestinian refugees. Alex Bainbridge reports.
More than 150 people from across Australia and New Zealand attended the Palestine Solidarity Conference to discuss how to raise public awareness about Palestinian human rights and oppression. Michael Bull reports.
Episode 1, February 3, 2023. Ben Radford and Isaac Nellist host a new Green Left news podcast featuring the latest news from Australia and around the world.