Sam Wainwright

Earthcare not warfare

Not only are we being told to prepare for war with China, but to expect it. It’s the stuff of nightmares, writes Sam Wainwright.

There is nothing better in these times than reading the words of James Connolly, the Irish republican, socialist and trade union leader, executed by the British firing squad on May 12, 1916, writes Sam Wainwright.

The Scott Morrison multiple-portfolio saga is just the tip of the credibility crisis plaguing politics. Sam Wainwright argues we need to look a lot further than the restoration of Westminster conventions.

The latest Green Left Show features Ben Pennings and Sam Wainwright on the government's climate bill and 43% emissions reduction target.

Woodside has no social licence for its Scarborough Gas Project, which threatens to unleash as much as 1.7 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere over its lifetime, writes Sam Wainwright.

The defeat of the right-wing Scott Morrison government indicates people want change and that there is a strong mood to act on the climate crisis and inequality, argue Sarah Hathway, Jacob Andrewartha and Sam Wainwright.

Socialist Alliance national co-convenor Sam Wainwright spoke to the Green Left Show about the federal election result, what it means and what happens next.

Kicking out Morrison and electing a minority Labor government dependent on Greens support would open up political opportunities for progressive reform. But to ensure they win, we have to build our balance of power on the streets, argues Sam Wainwright.

Boat turn-backs don’t save lives at sea. The real meaning of this barbaric practice has always been “Fuck off and die somewhere else”, argues Sam Wainwright.

Suzanne James spoke to Sam Wainwright, Socialist Alliance candidate for Fremantle, about Invasion Day, public transport, privatisation and his hopes for democracy.

Sam Wainwright argues we can show solidarity with Ukrainian people's struggle for self-determination and the Russian peace movement, while also calling out the West's hypocrisy and militarism.

Sudanese man on a motorcycle

Sudan is now effectively ruled by two competing and irreconcilable centres of power: the military and the grassroots democracy movement, reports Sam Wainwright.

Livestream of the forum on Ukraine with William Briggs and Sam Wainwright.

Socialist Alliance co-convenor and candidate for Fremantle Sam Wainwright talks about the important issues in the lead-up to the federal election.

Russia has no right to launch attacks across Ukraine and it must pull back. However, the conflict cannot be understood outside the relentless drive by the United States to expand NATO up to Russia’s border and to encircle it militarily, argues Sam Wainwright.

Protester holds up a sign opposing Vimy Resources' proposed uranium mine at Mulga Rock.

Protesters gathered on November 26 to oppose Vimy Resources' proposal to mine uranium at Mulga Rock, reports Sam Wainwright.

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