The union representing nurses and midwives has rejected the New South Wales government’s effort to freeze their pay, saying it was abhorrent to ask frontline workers to do more for less, writes Pip Hinman.
Despite warnings from climate scientists and economic analysts, Australia is embarking on a dangerous attempt at a fossil fuel-led economic recovery from the pandemic, write Margaret Gleeson and Pip Hinman.
Labor’s immigration spokesperson Kristina Keneally wants a post COVID-19 migration policy that privileges skilled workers. Pip Hinman argues that this calculated intervention is both racist and dangerous.
The science must guide how we safely return to work. Those who pit generations against each other are pushing a cheap and nasty divide-and-rule strategy which deflect from capitalism's failures to all generations, writes Pip Hinman.
Workers are increasingly being pressured to expose themselves to COVID-19 to save businesses and the economy, writes Pip Hinman.
Inner West Council has joined First Nations communities in opposing Origin's fracking plans in the NT, reports Pip Hinman.
“We’re all in this together” is the refrain from governments. Trouble is, the rhetoric does not match reality and renters’ rights are being trampled, writes Pip Hinman.
A large section of the population — renters — has been left to fend for themselves in the coronavirus crisis, writes Pip Hinman.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Green Left to temporarily suspend its print production, but we are determined to rise to the challenge over the next weeks and months, write GL editors Pip Hinman and Susan Price.
Fresh from the bushfire crisis, communities across Australia are being asked — no, instructed — to “look after each other” during the COVID-19 crisis. That would be fine if governments were not making this simple thing so hard to do, argues Pip Hinman.
While 'social distancing' measures are important, what we need more than ever to get through this crisis is “social solidarity”, write Pip Hinman and Susan Price.
Afghan pro-democracy activist and former parliamentarian Malalai Joya spoke to Green Left about the US “peace deal” with the Taliban and how it amounts to a continuation of the 19-year war.
Pip Hinman writes that a damning report by a New South Wales parliamentary committee into the regulation of the coal seam gas industry has found the state government failed to enforce the Chief Scientist's recommendations to ensure the industry’s practices are made safe.
What’s stopping society from getting going on a serious global response to the climate emergency? What needs to be done to avert the threat to human survival? Peter Boyle and Pip Hinman look at the challenges and sketch some solutions.
Green Left’s Pip Hinman spoke to anti-war activist Vince Emanuele, who is active in US Senator Bernie Sanders’ campaign for presidential nomination, about how it is drawing in new activists and shaping politics.
Adviser to the Australian Assange Campaign and barrister Greg Barnes told Pip Hinman that the case against Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange is an attempt to destroy media freedom.