Alex Salmon

The Sikh community in Western Australia is spearheading a solidarity campaign with Indian farmers protesting the BJP government’s anti-farmer laws, reports Alex Salmon.

Alex Salmon reviews Catrine Clay's Good Germans, which focuses on six resisters, who risked their lives to oppose the Nazi regime in Germany from 1933-45.

Witness K protest

Actions were held around Australia to demand the immediate dropping of the prosecutions of East Timor oil espionage whistleblower Witness K and his lawyer, Bernard Collaery. Jim McIlroy and Alex Salmon report.

The Trial of the Chicago Seven retells the story of the 1969 show trial of seven high-profile activists, while stripping away much of the period's radicalism in the process, writes Alex Salmon.

Up to 2000 people marched in support of UnionsWA’s successful call on the Legislative Assembly to pass a new industrial manslaughter law. Alex Salmon reports.

Alex Salmon reviews a new edition of Stephen J Pyne's book, which examines the history of fire and humanity’s attempts to shape and use it.

First written in 1938 by Tennessee Williams, Not About Nightingales tells the story of how four hunger-striking prisoners died while being locked in a steam-heated cell. Alex Salmon looks at a new adaptation of this play premiering in Australia.

Going Dark tracks author Julie Ebner’s two-year undercover journey inside right-wing extremist groups, writes Alex Salmon

Anti-fracking activists are calling on Premier Mark McGowan not to allow fracking in the Kimberley, reports Alex Salmon.

Staff at the University of Western Australia are set to vote on a proposal to vary their entreprise agreement after a union ballot approved the proposal, reports Alex Salmon.

Unfree Speech is a journey of a young activist that challenges the common stereotype of modern-day youth being incompetent and apathetic, instead presenting a stark contrast of youth interested in and concerned about their futures, write Alex Salmon and Mark Tan.

In a victory for academic freedom, Murdoch University announced on June 12 that it has permanently withdrawn all action against academic and whistleblower Associate Professor Gerd Schröder-Turk, report Alex Salmon and Mark Tan.

Between 10–20,000 people chanted, danced and sang in the rain at Langley Park, Perth, on June 13 in one of the biggest protests for Black rights and against deaths in custody in West Australia ever, reports Alex Salmon.

During 1990s, the Chicago Bulls dominated US basketball, with Michael Jordan at the centre of the team. The Last Dance gives us a nostalgic look at the rise of that dynasty, writes Alex Salmon

A boat carrying 200 Rohingya men, women and children was turned away from Malaysian shores by the Royal Malaysian Navy on April 16, writes Alex Salmon. This move comes amid growing xenophobic sentiment against Rohingya refugees in Malaysia.

“Heung gong jan, gaa jau!” (Hong Kongers, add oil) is a rallying cry that could be translated to mean “Go Hong Kongers!” according to Anthony Daripan, as he recounts the experience of Hong Kong protesters last year facing police tear gas. Alex Salmon takes a look at his detailed account of the protest movement that erupted in June last year.

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