Peter Boyle

NATO summit Madrid

NATO has given the Turkish state the green light for genocide against the Kurds, after the deal struck between Turkey, Sweden and Finland, reports Peter Boyle.

HDP congress Ankara

About 30,000 people, including more than 100 international guests, attended the 5th Congress of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) in Ankara, Turkey on July 3, reports Peter Boyle.

'Green Braids' movement in North-East Syria

Peter Boyle reflects on the achievements of the Rojava revolution in north and east Syria, which  continues in the face of great adversity to inspire activists around the world.

Thousands rallied and marched on July 2 in solidarity with the United States campaign to defend abortion rights after the Supreme Court overturned the historic Roe v Wade ruling.

Public and private school teachers took strike action across NSW for better pay and conditions and for an end to the cost–cutting mess in schools. Peter Boyle reports.

The Barber Who Read History

When a young socialist activist asked Peter Boyle for some suggested reading on Australian labour history it led him to Rowan Cahill and Terry Irving's latest book.

Hundreds marched through Sydney to demand justice for Kumanjayi Walker and the many other First Nations people killed in custody. Video by Peter Boyle.

The Albanese government's plan to push ahead with the purchase of nuclear submarines as part of the AUKUS deal is an extraordinary waste, writes Peter Boyle.

Inner West Labor councillors voted to put a problematic demerger business case on public exhibition, against the wishes of Greens and Independent councillors who said it needed more work. Peter Boyle reports.

The cashed-up United Australia Party ran in every seat but only won 4.12% of the vote. Peter Boyle argues that it is the rise of the climate movement that holds the real promise to prevent right-populism from rising to US levels of support.

 

Nicola and Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest.

 ABC’s Australian Story rehashed the billionaire philanthropy trope in its episode about the second-richest person in Australia, Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest. Peter Boyle reports.

Peace groups organised a protest at Darling Harbour outside the 2022 Indo Pacific Expo naval arms bazaar. Video by Peter Boyle.

Socialist Alliance Sydney candidate Andrew Chuter is pioneering short YouTube videos to take the campaign message beyond the usual suspects. Peter Boyle reports.

The Kurdish community called on the Australian government to condemn the Turkish invasion of South Kurdistan (northern Iraq) just as it has condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Peter Boyle reports.

A central theme of the May Day march in Sydney was that Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Liberal-National Coalition government had to be voted out at the federal election on May 21. Video by Peter Boyle.

The Tigrayan community marched through Sydney CBD to call for Australian and international solidarity in the face of ongoing genocidal attacks from the Ethiopian armed forces. Peter Boyle reports.

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