Alex Salmon

Seven thousand public workers rallied outside the Western Australian Parliament House to demand a 5% pay rise. Alex Salmon reports.

Labor’s move to scrap the Cashless Debit Card is welcomed, but it must also abandon the paternalistic Basics Card, which largely affects those living in the NT. Alex Salmon reports.

More than 100 members of Western Australia’s Tigrayan community marched on July 8 to protest the war being waged against Tigray since November 2020. Alex Salmon reports.

Alex Salmon reviews Elvis, Baz Luhrmann’s new biopic which explores the life and music of the global cultural icon known as the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll”.

Four hundred people rallied outside the US Consulate to protest the United States Supreme Court decision to strike down the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling. Alex Salmon reports.

Meltdown: Three Mile Island shows just how close the 1979 accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant came to being a calamity on the scale of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, writes Alex Salmon.

Indelible City, writes Alex Salmon, looks at the struggles of the people of Hong Kong to maintain their city’s identity while caught between British colonialism and Stalinist China.

Frack Free Kimberley and supporters rallied outside the inaugural AGM of Texan fracking company Black Mountain. Alex Salmon reports.

The federal election result shows that through grassroots community activism and outreach, socialist and progressive ideas can win popular support. Alex Salmon and Sue Bolton report. 

Failures of Command book cover

Alex Salmon reviews Failures of Command, a book about a family's search for truth about their son's death just two months after his deployment to Afghanistan in 2012.

Protester holds a picture of Jimmy Savile and Margaret Thatcher

Netflix documentary Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story attempts to explain how TV celebrity Jimmy Savile's ties to the British ruling class enabled him to get away with sexual abuse for decades, writes Alex Salmon.

Anti-war networks called protests against the war in Ukraine, and against NATO expansionism, in several Australian cities on March 6, a global day of action.

Time for Socialism by Thomas Picketty

Alex Salmon reviews Thomas Piketty's new book, which argues for a world beyond capitalism.

Kanak labourers in a Qld sugarcane plantation. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Alex Salmon reviews a new book by historian and author Graham Seal that documents how the British government shipped more than 376,000 men, women and children across the oceans to provide slave labour in its colonies.

A protest outside the David Malcolm Justice Centre was part of the campaign in support of the National Suicide Prevention and Recovery Project. Alex Salmon reports.

Fighting Union Busters book cover

Alex Salmon reviews an inspiring memoir of the fight against union busting inside a North Carolina carpet mill.

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