Jacob Andrewartha

As the cost-of-living and housing crises hit hard, Labor was re-elected in Victoria, despite a 5.8% negative swing which went both to the right and left. The socialist vote was encouraging, reports Jacob Andrewartha

Socialist Alliance supports the current inspiring uprising across Iran, led by young women. Jacob Andrewartha argues Australia can do more to help. 

A still taken from MUA video made to mark 150 year anniversary

The Maritime Union of Australia has just marked the 150th anniversary of its formation. MUA Victoria deputy branch secretary Dave Ball discusses the union's internationalism and enduring militancy.

More than three councils and many residents opposed Racing Victoria’s 2004 proposal to build a flood wall around Flemington Racecourse because it would exacerbate flood risk in the area. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

Readings workers are resisting a two-year wage freeze and demanding a living wage, secure jobs and better working conditions. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

Early childcare workers are going on strike for better pay and urgent action on staff shortages, reports Jacob Andrewartha.

Socialist Alliance candidates running in the Victorian elections say that solutions exist for the cost-of-living pressures. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

Despite the Treasurer saying workers’ wages are not to blame for inflation, the government is not coming up with solutions to address wage stagnation, argues Jacob Andrewartha.

Left organisations and climate activist groups, including Extinction Rebellion and Friends of the Earth, mobilised hundreds of people to a united climate rally. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

Successful 2015 counter protest against "Reclaim Australia" in Melbourne

The far right needs to be politically defeated, not banned, writes Jacob Andrewartha.

The defeat of the right-wing Scott Morrison government indicates people want change and that there is a strong mood to act on the climate crisis and inequality, argue Sarah Hathway, Jacob Andrewartha and Sam Wainwright.

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Reihana Mohideen discusses the May 9 election result in the Philippines, which saw the consolidation of rule by political dynasties and clans under the former Rodrigo Duterte regime.

Socialist Alliance candidate for Wills Sue Bolton said kicking the Scott Morrison government out is critical, but going soft on Labor won't help the workers’ movement. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

Jacob Andrewartha argues why its important to put Socialist Alliance number 1 in this election.

Sue Bolton, Socialist Alliance candidate for Wills and a Moreland City Councillor, argues that Labor's "small target" election strategy risks helping the right make more gains.

Activists involved in Melbourne Educators for Social and Environmental Justice are campaigning to get Australian Education Union members to reject a substandard agreement. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

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