The world premiere of a 14-year struggle for jobs will be screened at this year's “virtual” Sydney Film Festival. Women of Steel, a finalist for an award, documents a hard-won campaign by women in the Illawarra to force BHP to hire them, write Pip Hinman and Peter Boyle.
The JobMaker plan is an attempt to get us to accept a return to the neoliberal regime that made jobs precarious, ran down public services and made housing and education unaffordable, writes Peter Boyle.
While the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's right-wing government continues to attack the liberated region of north and east Syria, writes Peter Boyle.
Vietnam ‒ the country US generals once tried to “bomb into the stone age” ‒ is quietly leading the world in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, writes Peter Boyle.
Just as horrific as the growing COVID-19 death toll and infection numbers in the United States is the spectacle of the daily tantrums of its megalomaniac President Donald Trump, writes Peter Boyle.
The slogan ‘There’s no going back to normal’ has gained considerable popularity as governments are forced by social necessity to take emergency steps they would not normally countenanced. Peter Boyle looks at how we can keep and extend these measures to cope with the next crisis.
In Singapore, the novel coronavirus found the city-state's weak underbelly: some 300,000 lowly-paid migrant workers living in crowded dormitories, writes Peter Boyle.
Green Left's Jacob Andrewartha has a discussion with Socialist Alliance national executive member Peter Boyle regarding the lessons socialists can draw from the COVID-19 crisis, the limitations of the response by capitalist governments and practical measures socialists should advocate for.
Green Left’s Peter Boyle spoke to Salih Muslim, of the Democratic Union Party in north and east Syria, about the threat COVID-19 poses throughout the region.
There is a growing spate of racist attacks on people of Asian appearance. Peter Boyle spoke to community leaders about how they are starting to fight back.