Markela Panegyres

A second pandemic is lurking in the shadows of COVID-19 — the pandemic of femicide and violence against women, writes Markela Panegyres.

The aggressive police operation to “combat” the COVID-19 outbreak in Sydney’s South West is yet another example of politicians’ racist, anti-working class and punitive handling of the pandemic, argues Markela Panegyres.

While university managements practice wage theft and cut jobs and courses, casual and precarious university workers pay the price. Markela Panegyres reports on the crisis facing higher education.

One small way we can express solidarity with Palestinian artists, writers and musicians is by learning about their work and sharing it with others, writes Markela Panegyres.

Markela Panegyres reports on evidence that the University of Sydney management has been engaged in surveillance of staff and students.

South African Transport and Allied Workers Union members have refused to offload an Israeli ship in protest against Israel’s war on Palestine, reports Markela Panegyres.

India's response to COVID-19's second wave must prioritise the needs of the most marginalised, says Sion Kongari.

Neoliberal ideology has reduced tertiary education to a commodity. Students have become “customers” and academics and lecturers are now “service providers”, writes Markela Panegyres.

The vaccine rollout in Australia, argues Markela Panegyres, has been held back by the lack of publicly-owned vaccine infrastructure and the government's own vaccine nationalism.

A federal committee looking into insecure work has received submissions from a range of workers' organisations as well as the big gig corporations. Jim McIlroy and Markela Panegyres report. 

A new report has found that an Adani group subsidiary is continuing to support the Myanmar junta — and that Australia has millions invested too. Markela Panegyres reports.

Markela Panegyres uncovers some of the history of the Hyde Park Barracks, a former convict dormitory and Female Immigration Depot.

Markela Panegyres reports University of Sydney staff and students have been protesting the federal government’s attacks on higher education, management’s austerity measures and NSW Police's brutal policing policies.

Sydney's Inner West Council has taken a stand against the push to lift the state’s 33-year-old ban on uranium mining, reports Markela Panegyres.

University workers from across the country have voted to plan unprotected industrial action to oppose federal education minister Daniel Tehan’s cuts to higher education, reports Markela Panegyres.

Filmmaker Zebedee Parkes sits down with Markela Panegyres, a visual artist, to discuss the impact COVID-19 is having on the arts community. 

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