Fred Fuentes

Ecosocialism 2024 will be an invaluable opportunity to share experiences in building struggles against war and the climate catastrophe with activists from around the Indian Ocean. Fred Fuentes reports.

Residents across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains continue to express their solidarity with Palestine, despite the temporary truce in Israel’s war on Gaza. Zebedee Parkes and Fred Fuentes report.

The Reserve Bank of Australia has made clear it would rather make life much harder for workers — even if it means tanking the economy — than touch record-high corporate profits. Fred Fuentes reports.

Inequality is rising, and the trends are not new, as Fred Fuentes explains.

No one predicted Labor candidate Kristina Keneally could lose the Western Sydney seat of Fowler. Federico Fuentes looks behind the crumbling of Labor’s ‘red wall’. 

Rather than make workplaces safe and expand access to paid pandemic leave, the federal government has tightened eligibility to the Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment, writes Fred Fuentes.

Public anger at government failings over mitigating the virus spread is justifiable. The challenge for progressives is to work out how to organise this anger into a fight for measures that can offer lasting protections, argues Fred Fuentes.

Juliet Lamont outside Bowen Bowen Magistrates Court on December 2. Photo: Frontline Action On Coal

A new report by Greenpeace, Global Warning: the threat to climate defenders in Australia, has identified an alarming escalation in repression against climate activists. Fred Fuentes reports.

Despite the NSW government acknowledging that workplaces are critical sites of COVID-19 transmission, many essential workers say little has been done to protect them. Fred Fuentes reports.

Jono Mi Lo, Aleks Wansbrough, Fred Fuentes and Dirk Kelly look at what a left response to the rise of QAnon and other contemporary conspiracy theories could look like.

Human rights activists gathered to denounce the ongoing massacres and killings of social leaders in Colombia on November 21, reports Fred Fuentes.

Public distrust in political parties and institutions is higher than it has been, yet we are a long way from where we need to be to even begin to challenge capitalism, writes Fred Fuentes. So what will it take to build the movement we need today?