The Australia-Cuba Friendship Society launched the 2023 From Australia to Cuba with Love campaign. Alex Bainbridge reports.
Protesters marched in Meanjin/Brisbane for peace and justice in Sudan. Alex Bainbridge reports.
More than 100 climate activists formed a human chain outside the National Australia Bank in Gadi/Sydney and a similar number in Meanjin/Brisbane, protesting the bank’s funding of coal mining projects. Jim McIlroy and Alex Bainbridge report.
Stella Assange headlined a protest of up to 1000 people on May 24 calling for her husband Julian Assange to be freed. Alex Bainbridge reports.
Video by Alex Bainbridge of the rally to free Julian Assange on May 24.
Labor Party members joined leftists and peace activists to speak out against militarism, AUKUS and the Quad at a protest organised by Sydney Anti-AUKUS Coalition on May 24, reports Alex Bainbridge.
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Australian director Gem Romuld said that the hundreds at the rally were just the tip of the iceberg of a new movement that is building against militarism. Alex Bainbridge reports.
Alex Bainbridge writes new analysis by the Parliamentary Budget Office has found that the cost of the “Stage 3” tax cuts will be $313 billion over 10 years — a huge increase on the $254 billion previously estimated.
Stella Assange headlined a 1000-strong rally calling for Julian Assange to be released immediately from Belmarsh Prison. Video by Alex Bainbridge.
It was notable that Treasurer Jim Chalmers didn’t mouth the words “climate action” while spruiking the budget. Alex Bainbridge argues that’s because it didn’t contain a plan for the climate transition we need.
John Tamihere from Te Pāti Māori (Maori Party) talks about the AUKUS military pact.
Rasti Delizo, an international affairs analyst, longtime socialist activist in the Philippines and former vice president of the Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino (BMP, Solidarity of Filipino Workers) discusses rising militarism in the Asia-Indo-Pacific region.