The federal government’s cruelty towards refugees should be a critical issue in the federal election. Green Left asked Sue Bolton about the recent deal with New Zealand and the differences, if any, between the major parties on refugee policies.
Chloe de Silva
On its 50th anniversary, Markela Panegyres and Chloe de Silva spoke to Gumbainggir activist and historian Gary Foley about the history and significance of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy.
The Australian’s government’s surprise September 16 announcement that Australia was in a new security alliance with the United States, Britain and Australia — AUKUS — formalises its war drive against China.
Chloe de Silva reports on the growing grassroots campaign for nine refugees to be released from indefinite detention in Darwin.
Systemic sexism and harassment at work is made easier because of the material inequalities women face, including the gender pay gap, write Chloe de Silva and Mary Merkenich.
Before his nightmare began Helal Uddin — known as “Spicy” — worked as a chef at a holiday inn in Dhaka. He had to leave Bangladesh after being involved in a protest. From Bomana Prison in Papua New Guinea, he tells his story to Green Left.
Women’s rights activists called for an end to family violence, saying “Enough is enough”, at International Women’s Day on March 8. Chloe de Silva reports.
A national day of action was organised to mark the third year since a Tamil asylum seeker family were taken from their home in Biloela, Queensland, and placed in detention on Christmas Island. Chloe de Silva reports.
NSW needs to adopt a communicative model of consent, replacing a law which is convoluted and open to interpretation, writes Chloe de Silva.
Monir Hossein, who fled political violence in Bangladesh spoke to Green Left from the Kangaroo Point hotel detention in February. He was one of 15 refugees released on March 1.
Vote for the Socialist Alliance in the WA elections and send a message to the big parties that you support the creation of a social power in our communities, on the streets and in our workplaces. Chloe de Silva reports.
Babkir Omda, a Medevac refugee who is detained in the Park Hotel prison in Melbourne, speaks to Green Left.