Alex Salmon

Usman Khawaja for Palestine

Cricketer Usman Khawaja challenging the banning of wearing messages supporting Palestine is the latest example of athletes countering the idea that 'sports and politics don't mix'. Alex Salmon reports. 

historical painting of Napoleon Bonaparte

Director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven) depicts the rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte in his 2023 film, Napoleon. Alex Salmon reviews.

Stop AUKUS WA, together with Friends of Palestine and Unionists for Palestine, protested outside a weapons’ conference at the Convention Centre. Alex Salmon reports.

More than 2000 people rallied in Forest Place to demand an immediate ceasefire and an end to Israel's genocidal war on Gaza. Alex Salmon reports.

Book cover

Activist and author Micheal Euade has traced the history of the struggle for Catalonian nationhood and its intersection with class struggle from the medieval period to the present in his 2022 book, A People’s History of Catalonia. Alex Salmon reviews.

Bernie Sanders

Alex Salmon reviews Bernie Sanders' new book, It’s Ok to be Angry about Capitalism.

Anti-war students and others protested a two-day master class on nuclear submarines at the University of WA. Alex Salmon reports.

One hundred people protested outside Woodside's WA headquarters, calling on it to stop exploration for a new gas field at Burrup Hub off the Pilbara coast. Alex Salmon reports.

 

Shon Faye The Transgender Issue

Alex Salmon reviews Shon Faye’s debut book, The Transgender Issue: An Argument for Justice.

Protesters demanded Labor end immigration detention and offshore processing and provide permanent safety for all refugees. It also called for an end to boat turn-backs. Alex Salmon reports.

Stop AUKUS WA and Walyalup Climate Action protested the Labor government’s enormous AUKUS military spending. Alex Salmon and Leonie Lundie report. 

Tongerlongeter

In Tongerlongeter: First Nations Leader and Tasmanian war hero, historians Henry Reynolds and Nicolas Clements revive the history of Tasmania's First Nations peoples' resistance to invasion and colonisation. Alex Salmon reviews.