Alex Bainbridge

Alex Bainbridge writes about the defamation proceedings against socialist councillor Rob Pyne.

Uncle Kevin Buzzacott of the Arabunna Nation. Photo: Disrupt Land Force/Facebook

Standing up against the war profiteers at the Land Forces exhibition in Brisbane was a rainbow coalition of First Nations peoples, peace, climate and human rights defenders. Alex Bainbridge, Jim McIlroy and Steffi Leedham report.

Bring peace to Palestine, Melbourne.

Tens of thousands of people across Australia protested against Israel's assault on Gaza and East Jerusalem on May 22 and May 23, reports Alex Bainbridge

Rihab Charida, Antony Loewenstein and Abe Quadan discuss Israel's latest assault on Palestine and what makes this moment historic on the latest episode of the Green Left Show.

Video from the 2000-strong rally in Meanjin/Brisbane to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the Nakba and to protest Israel's current terror in Sheikh Jarrah. 

Brisbane. Photo: Alex Bainbridge

Thousands turned out to protests around Australia to commemorate the Nakba, the Catastrophe, when Israel began its ethnic cleansing of Palestinians in 1948, reports Alex Bainbridge.

The corporate media is giving the federal government’s latest budget a big thumbs up, despite its brazen hand-outs for billionaires and big corporations, writes Alex Bainbridge.

Amanda Porter and Helen Corbett discuss the campaign to stop Black deaths in custody, and the significance of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal deaths in custody.

Alex Bainbridge, Sarah Hathway and Sam Wainwright put the case for a health and justice-focussed response to the devestating outbreak of COVID-19 in India. 

The withdrawal of combat troops from Afghanistan is a welcome development. But, as Alex Bainbridge argues, it doesn’t mean that the warmongers in Canberra and Washington have been defeated.

Border Force and Queensland Police have forcibly transferred refugees from Kangaroo Point to BITA, a more remote detention centre near Brisbane airport, reports Alex Bainbridge.

Alex Bainbridge argues the Labor party’s policy conference demonstrated Anthony Albanese plans to continue its “small target” strategy, offering working people very little in a pandemic recession and climate emergency.

Guests Sam Wainwright (Socialist Alliance councillor) and Vivienne Porzsolt (Jews Against the Occupation) discuss the 2021 ALP policy conference.

Brisbane march. Photo: Alex Bainbridge

Thousands rallied on Palm Sunday rallies around the country. More than 1500 marched in Melbourne in the largest refugee rights rally since Victoria's COVID-19 lockdown ended.

Socialists around the world have paid tribute to veteran Canadian Marxist Ernie Tate, writes Alex Bainbridge

Jocelynne Scutt and Kamala Emanuel discuss the meaning, the merits and the limits of the "rule of law", Christian Porter's defamation case against the ABC and how the "justice" system should deal with rape and sexual assault.

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