Suzanne James

After 50 years of advocacy and polls consistently showing up to 80% support, Voluntary Assisted Dying is finally to become law in NSW. Suzanne James reports.

The NSW Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill is heading back into the NSW Legislative Council this week, and advocates are urging MPs not to give ground to hostile amendments. Suzanne James reports.

Suzanne James asks Shayne Higson and Greg Connell for an update on the stalled NSW Voluntary Assisted Dying bill.

Suzanne James spoke to Socialist Alliance candidate for the NSW Senate Dr Niko Leka about refugee and asylum seeker policy, addressing the climate crisis and the need for universal health care.

Suzanne James spoke to trade unionist and Socialist Alliance candidate for the Victorian Senate Angela Carr about Australia’s economic and social equity crisis.

Suzanne James spoke to Angela Carr, Socialist Alliance candidate for the Senate in Victoria, about housing, health, National Disability Insurance Scheme and the party's plans to address the growing socio-economic inequality crisis.

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

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

NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge spoke to Suzanne Jenkins about the Greens push for a second Senator in South Australia, NSW and Queensland.

Suzanne James spoke to NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge about what can be achieved if progressives hold the balance of power in state or federal parliaments. 

Suzanne James speaks to Shayne Higson, Vice President of Dying With Dignity NSW, about the historic passing of the NSW Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021 through the NSW Legislative Assembly

Green Left speaks to Professor Mark Beeson about his latest book Environmental Anarchy? Security In the 21st Century. 

NSW parliament

In a major victory for democracy, Suzanne James reports that the NSW lower house has passed the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill after decades of public debate and community protest.

The NSW Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021 was due to go to a lower house vote. But a small group of MPs have proposed a host of last-minute amendments to delay its passage, reports Suzanne James.

Suzanne James reviews a new book on the security implications of climate change and the sociopolitical, cultural and scientific factors that influence the black-ops diplomacy of foreign policy.

In part three of our series on the draft Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill (NSW) 2021, Green Left interviews NSW Greens MP Cate Faehrmann, co-sponsor of the bill to be introduced by Independent Sydney MP Alex Greenwich.

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