Jim McIlroy reports on Tom McDonald's long involvement in Australia’s trade union and Communist movements.
NSW bus drivers are striking to receive the same pay and conditions for the same work across the network, reports Jim McIlroy .
Protesters gathered outside the Federal Court to demand Santos withdraws its bid to try to override the Gomeroi’s opposition to a coal seam gas plant in the Pilliga Forest in north-west New South Wales. Jim McIlroy reports.
Farmers in the Namoi Valley are angry Whitehaven Coal has been given the go-ahead to expand its Narrabri mine. Jim McIlroy reports.
Jim McIlroy reports on a picnic and walk-a-thon in solidarity with Cuba that was organised by the Australia-Cuba Friendship Society.
Filmmakers Rodrigo Acuna and Nicholas Ford are aiming to have their Venezuela: The Cost of Challenging an Empire film ready in July. Jim McIlroy reports.
Dying With Dignity NSW and Go Gentle Australia and supporters of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill have pressed the case outside the NSW parliament. Jim McIlroy and Coral Wynter report.
A vigil for the release of Palestinian aid worker Mohammed El Halabi was organised on April 2. Kerry Smith reports.
Writer/director Geoff Sykes has done a great job of re-imagining Australian rural political conflict into a modern setting with his new play, write Jim McIlroy and Coral Wynter.
Thousands of NSW nurses and midwives struck for 24 hours on March 31 as part of their ongoing campaign for safe nurse-patient ratios in public hospitals, report Jim McIlroy and Niko Leka.
Jim McIlroy reports on a snap protest held just a day after the NSW Legislative Assembly rushed through laws that make disrupting roads and transport and industrial facilities punishable by up to two years’ jail.
Well-known Indigenous photojournalist Barbara McGrady's Deadly Sports Heroes photo exhibition was launched in Glebe on March 26, reports Jim McIlroy.
The Party is a detailed and lively account of the history of the CPA from its heyday in the early 1940s, to 1970 and its later Euro-Communist period, writes Jim McIlroy.
Mining giant Glencore wants to expand open-cut coal mining in the Hunter Valley despite objections from the Plains Clan of the Wonnarua People and the New South Wales Heritage Council. Jim McIlroy reports.
The Rail, Tram and Bus Union described the NSW government’s unilateral shut-down of the Sydney train network on February 21 as “a huge dummy spit”. Jim McIlroy reports.
After two years of campaigning, and amid threats to cancel the enterprise agreement, the Maritime Union of Australia has reached an agreement with Patrick Stevedores. Jim McIlroy reports.