Zebedee Parkes

The Victorian government’s April 29 announcement of a one-off payment to international students is utterly miserable, writes Zebedee Parkes.

In the latest episode of Lockdown: Coronavirus, capitalism and solidarity, Zebedee Parkes take a look at cruise ships, the role of Border Force and what Australia could be doing to fight the pandemic.

In this episode of Lockdown: Coronavirus, Capitalism and Solidarity we take a look at the potential medical catastrophe Australia's detention system is leading to and how the refugee rights campaign is finding ways of showing solidarity.

With protesting suspended, the refugee movement is exploring new ways to express solidarity with those left in precarious situations in their continuing detention hell, writes Zebedee Parkes.

Just because there will be no mass multicultural and interfaith Palm Sunday rallies for refugee rights doesn't mean we cannot show our support. Zebedee Parkes details how you can join the online protest.

Hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers now face the risk of COVID-19 infection and should be freed, writes Zebedee Parkes.

Zebedee Parkes reports that around the world climate activists are continuing to hold weekly Friday strikes for climate action — now online.

The government and corporate media are on a concerted push to divide us over who's to blame for the COVID-19 spread, argues Zebedee Parkes.

Water activists rallied outside WaterNSW offices in Parramatta on March 13 to demand an end to water trading, reports Zebedee Parkes.

Zebedee Parkes writes that about 100 university students rallied for climate action in Sydney on March 13, as part of a national day of action.

The presence of strong contingents of Latin American feminists was a feature of a number of the International Women's Day protests held in Australia from March 5-7, reports Zebedee Parkes.

Organised by Latinxs Feministas en Melbourne on March 5 and DecoFem Collective in Sydney on March 7, Latin American women performed the feminist anthem "The rapist is you" at International Women's Day events, reports Zebedee Parkes.

Extinction Rebellion activists are continuing to cause disruption to highlight the need for real climate action, writes Zebedee Parkes.

Parramatta, February 25. Photos: Zebedee Parkes

Hundreds of activists from Sydney's west marched through Parramatta for climate action on February 25, reports Zebedee Parkes.

A wide range of community groups and trade unions marched for climate justice at 14 locations around Australia on February 22, reports Zebedee Parkes.

Zebedee Parkes reports thousands of people converged on Canberra for the opening of parliament on February 4 to demand the federal government declare a climate emergency.

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