Merri-bek Socialist Alliance councillor Sue Bolton argues that councils must not cave in to pressure from the homophobic far-right and cancel LGBTIQ gatherings because that enables “drag panic”.
Thousands of workers took to the streets in a national day of action to demand wage rises and protest anti-union laws, report Jacob Andrewartha, Sue Bolton, Alex Bainbridge and Jim McIlroy.
Livestream of the forum on Treaty, Sovereignty and First Nations justice with Lidia Thorpe, Uncle Gary Murray and Sue Bolton.
The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre is facing the terrible prospect of having to close its doors in six weeks due to funding shortages caused by cost-of-living pressures impacting on donors. Sue Bolton reports.
Senator Lidia Thorpe should be congratulated for putting a Treaty with First Nations people on the political agenda. Progressives need to support that campaign, argue Jacob Andrewartha and Sue Bolton.
The Robodebt royal commission has revealed that lower level Centrelink workers were telling their bosses that the system was wrong and cruel. They were not listened to, writes Sue Bolton.
A small number of neo-Nazis tried but failed to stop the Merri-Bek City Council’s Day of Mourning ceremony from going ahead in Coburg on January 26. Sue Bolton reports.
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.
Make no mistake, DjabWurrung Gunnai Gunditjmara woman Senator Lidia Thorpe is under attack because of her militancy, argues Sue Bolton.
Workers at the Downer Group’s East Preston tram workshop walked off the job after being offered a 2.5% wage rise. Sue Bolton reports.
An estimated 5000 people took part in the National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee march, reports Sue Bolton.
The federal election result shows that through grassroots community activism and outreach, socialist and progressive ideas can win popular support. Alex Salmon and Sue Bolton report.
Socialist Alliance candidate Sue Bolton: Labor's 'small target' election strategy risks gains for the right
Sue Bolton, Socialist Alliance candidate for Wills and a Moreland City Councillor, argues that Labor's "small target" election strategy risks helping the right make more gains.
The federal government’s cruelty towards refugees should be a critical issue in the federal election. Green Left asked Sue Bolton about the recent deal with New Zealand and the differences, if any, between the major parties on refugee policies.
Wage growth for workers is at an all-time low while the cost of living for ordinary people is steadily rising. Sue Bolton argues only way to lift wages is if unions go on the offensive and build confidence among workers to take industrial action — legal or illegal.
Lifelong activist Harry van Moorst will be remembered for his generosity in helping working-class communities fight bureaucrats, politicians and companies, writes Sue Bolton.