Jonathan Strauss

For refugees, people seeking asylum and their supporters, 2022 was a difficult year. But progress has been made, reports Jonathan Strauss.

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The number of workers taking strike action has risen this year, up from record lows for a decade. University workers are a part of this movement, reports Jonathan Strauss.

Activists and refugees leading the movement for their rights came together at the first Rural Australians for Refugees national conference in four years. Jonathan Strauss reports.

How to pressure federal Labor to drop its support for detention and boat turn-backs will be discussed at an upcoming refugee rights conference. Jonathan Strauss reports.

Socialist Alliance’s Far North Queensland branch took up the challenge posed by the conservative strongholds of Warren Entsch and Bob Katter in Far North Queensland and helped increase the progressive vote. Jonathan Strauss reports.

 

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An art auction will help raise funds for Socialist Alliance candidate Pat O'Shane, reports Jonathan Strauss.

Pat O’Shane, a Kuku Yalanji woman from Mossman, will run for the Socialist Alliance in the Far North Queensland seat of Leichhardt. Jonathan Strauss reports.

Precarious workers in Cairns are bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 economic crisis in Far North Queensland. Jonathan Strauss reports.

Rob Pyne supporting anti-nuclear activists campaigning against nuclear-powered submarines.

Defamation laws favour those who have the funds to threaten and launch suits. Jonathan Strauss reports on a defamation suit against anti-corruption campaigners Lyn O’Connor and Rob Pyne.

Labor seems more determined than ever to promise little, hoping the next election will land in its lap without offering any meaningful change, argues Jon Strauss.

The Burmese community “splashed” the city’s Esplanade with red in protest at the coup in Burma/Myanmar, reports Jonathan Strauss.

Jon Strauss discusses the legacy of the Labor government-sponsored Prices and Incomes Accords of the 1980s and 1990s.

Caroline de CostaJacinta O'Leary and Jonathan Strauss discuss the federal government's ongoing attacks on refugees and rising resistance to this policy.

At the end of October, Jeremy Corbyn was suspended from the British Labour Party, writes Jonathan Strauss. What Corbyn does next is a topic of discussion in and outside the party.

Helen Masterman-Smith speaks to Green Left about how university workers are learning as they campaign against management's job cuts.

The organising efforts of precariously employed workers in higher education was the topic of an all-day “Organise Your University Right Now” Zoom symposium, reports Jonathan Strauss.

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