Sarah Hathway

For many young people, the fact that modern Australia emerged from a colonial-settler society founded on the violent dispossession of First Nations peoples is a self-evident fact. Sarah Hathway and Sam Wainwright comment on a significant political shift underway.

Claims the new IR laws will close the gender pay gap and strengthen equal pay laws are welcome. But, as Mary Merkenich and Sarah Hathway argue, the laws will divide workers and weaken the Better Off Overall Test.

Socialist Alliance candidates Sue Bolton and Sarah Hathway join us for the latest Green Left Show to discuss the political situation in the lead up to the Victorian elections.

Premier Andrew’s energy announcement is a nod to the failures of privatisating the energy sector and the growing pressure to speed up the transition, argues Sarah Hathway.

The union movement faces big challenges in ensuring that any changes to bargaining extends workplace rights and protections. Sarah Hathway reports.

Despite opposition from trade unions, legal and human rights organisations, Victoria's Labor government passed a new draconian law to criminalise environment protesters. Sarah Hathway reports.

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.

The recently released 2021 National Student Safety Survey shows that sexual harassment and assault is widespread on university campuses. Sarah Hathway reports.

Supporters and members launched the Socialist Alliance election campaigns for the Victorian Senate and the seats of Corio and Wills. Jacob Andrewartha and Sarah Hathway report.

After several months of failed negotiations, radiology staff at I-MED Victoria stopped work on all sites on February 14. Sarah Hathway reports.

Socialist Alliance candidate Sue Bull says the federal government hand-out to aged care workers won’t solve the mounting pandemic death toll among the aged. Sarah Hathway reports.

The Australian Council of Trade Unions is very critical of the government's “let it rip” approach. But, Sarah Hathway reports, many unionists want it to do more.

Workers have borne the cost of the COVID-19 recession while corporations rake in huge profits. Sarah Hathway argues unions are in a good position to make demands on the state and bosses for protections. 

The new exemptions to Public Health Orders, which can force sick workers to work, represent a serious attack on workers' rights and their health and safety. Sarah Hathway argues that workers and their unions need to draw a line.

A public forum on the failure of the COP26 climate summit with John Molyneux and Sarah Hathway.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison made Australia even more of a climate pariah at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, argues Sarah Hathway.

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