One thing has been made crystal clear this week — no amount of extended droughts, catastrophic bushfires, coral bleaching or record-breaking temperatures will snap the Coalition out of its bloody-minded refusal to take climate action seriously
That two police officers have been condemned for inappropriate conduct indicates that public backlash over the police violence has had an effect. But for the government and police, it is a good way to deflect attention from the role the police play in society.
Labor’s federal election post-mortem ignores a giant elephant in the room — culpability for its defeat lies in its decades-long embrace of neoliberalism and abandonment of progressive “traditional Labor values”.
Climate change, government policies and agribusiness farming are affecting the environment in which animals, including humans, live. But could they also be impacting on the spread of diseases?
Climate activists are gearing up for the Resources Technology Showcase (RTS), a mining and fossil fuel industry conference to be held at the Perth Convention Centre over November 27-28.
Doctors, nurses and public health professionals blockaded Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in Central Queensland on November 13.
Aboriginal rights activists rallied across the country on November 13 against Black deaths in custody. The protests were organised in response to a police officer shooting and killing Warlpiri man Kumanjayi Walker.
Refugee rights activists rallied across Australia on November 9 to defend the Urgent Medical Treatment Bill (Medevac), which was passed in February.
A police officer has been charged with murder over the shooting death of 19-year-old Warlpiri man Kumanjayi Walker following nationwide protests.
On November 12, largely in reaction to the rise of the right-wing Vox, Socialist Workers' Party leader Pedro Sánchez and Unidas Podemos' Pablo Iglesias stitched up a pre-agreement for government in less than 48 hours, writes Dick Nichols.
Throughout the intense wildfires that gripped California since July, the media barely mentioned their underlying cause — climate change and energy company profiteering, writes Barry Sheppard.
A popular uprising has broken out in Idlib, a province in the north of Syria, against the reactionary Islamist group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), according to Leila al-Shami, a well known Syrian activist and author.
The uprising began in the town of Kafar Takharim, when people refused to pay increased taxes imposed by HTS on goods and services, including bread, electricity and olive oil. They stormed HTS-controlled olive presses and police stations and evicted HTS from their community.
The women’s cooperative village of Jinwar was built by women on ecologically sustainable principles as a refuge for women fleeing war and patriarchy. However, since Turkey launched its invasion of Rojava on October 9, the sounds of war have become dangerously close and Jinwar is under serious threat.
Army generals appearing on television to demand the resignation and arrest of an elected civilian head of state seems like a textbook example of a coup. And yet that is certainly not how corporate media are presenting the events in Bolivia
Farmers have lost an appeal to stop a coal mine extension in the Darling Downs, but they haven't given up.
Harry Creamer crashed PM Scott Morrison's bushfire media visit in Wauchope, NSW. He tells us why he did it.