Chris Slee

A protest outside transnational corporation Ansell’s headquarters demanded it reinstate sacked union activists in Sri Lanka and negotiate with genuine unions in its supply chains. Chris Slee reports.

China, the USA and Capitalism's Last Crusade book cover

Author William Briggs characterises the intensifying conflict between the United States and China as a rivalry between two capitalist powers, one growing in strength, the other long dominant but now declining, writes Chris Slee.

Despite ongoing repression, Tamils continue to fight for their rights, including over the seizure of Tamil land for military bases, reports Chris Slee.

Chris Slee reviews Red Roulette, which gives an insight into the corruption that accompanied the process of capitalist restoration in China.

More than 300 people took part in an online rally organised by the Tamil Refugee Council to demand protections for refugees and ensure they are not deported to danger. Chris Slee reports.

A Victorian coroner has found that a high-speed police pursuit resulting in the death of First Nations man Raymond Noel Lindsay Thomas in 2017 was unjustified. Chris Slee reports.

An online forum discussing the power of protest was organised by the Refugee Action Collective Victoria. Chris Slee reports.

A large zoom rally called for more Afghan refugees to be accepted and for permanent visas for refugees living here. Chris Slee reports.

Given the long-running United States' blockade on Venezuela, activists are raising money for a childcare centre there. Chris Slee reports.

Chris Slee reviews David Brophy's new book, which looks behind the fear campaign about China, and the issues of human rights, the US-Australia alliance and economic rivalries.

The cases of 18 refugee rights activists who participated in a car convoy last year have been adjourned to October. Chris Slee reports.

Refugee rights supporters rallied outside Northern Hospital to show their support for a Tamil refugee who has been detained for more than 11 years. Chris Slee reports.

Chris Slee, Rachel Evans and Alex Salmon report on nationwide rallies held to demand the Tamil refugee family be returned to Biloela.

A new book has revealed that crime rates in Australia have fallen markedly in the last two decades. But, as Chris Slee notes, the book's authors fail to adequately link crime rates to unemployment or other ecomonic factors.

Tamil Remembrance Day on May 16 was marked in Sydney and Melbourne. Rachel Evans and Chris Slee report.

The Tamil Refugee Council (TRC) has condemned the Australian government for supplying five drones to the Sri Lankan police, reports Chris Slee.

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