Alex Salmon

Two hundred people protested for climate action  as part of Extinction Rebellion WA’s “Perth stops for climate”. Alex Salmon reports.

The British Labour Party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) has voted to bar former leader Jeremy Corbyn from standing as a Labour candidate in the 2024 general election, reports Alex Salmon.

Peoples History of Tennis

Writer, journalist, filmmaker and tennis enthusiast David Berry reveals tennis’ secret radical history, writes Alex Salmon.

Ned Kelly, Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner

Michael Adams new book, Hanging Ned Kelly: Elijah Upjohn, the hangmen and the underbelly of colonial Australia, exposes how executioners were forced to do the colonial ruling classes' dirty work. Alex Salmon reviews.

Two activists from the Disrupt Burrup Hub campaign staged a protest at the Art Galley of Western Australia against Woodside Energy’s proposed Burrup Gas hub project. Alex Salmon reports.

Protesters gathered outside the Perth Magistrates Court to protest the 15-month prison sentence handed to climate activist Violet CoCo for blocking traffic in Sydney. Alex Salmon reports.

At least 6000 people gathered to show solidarity with the ongoing protests in Iran, sparked by the murder of Jina Masa Amini. Alex Salmon reports.

Soldier

The latest screen adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque’s novel All Quiet on the Western Front, exposes the brutality, bloodshed and chaos of World War I trench warfare. Alex Salmon reviews.

Alex Salmon reviews Danielle Laidley’s 2022 memoir, Don’t Look Away, which tells the story of her life — from growing up in Perth’s northern suburbs, through to her professional football career and gender transition.

ABC Media Watch

The platforming of transphobic figures in the media, including in programs such as Media Watch, has harmful consequences for transgender and non-binary people, argue Alex Salmon and Nova Sobieralski.

Pro-choice activists protested outside an anti-abortion conference organised by Coalition in Defence of Human Life. Alex Salmon reports.

Those claiming that “activist” athletes are “mixing sports with politics” support a different type of politics. Alex Salmon argues we need to support  brave players demanding their club not be used to enhance the reputation of corporations.