Humanitarian vessels, including Banksy's MV Louise Michel, are rescuing refugees from dying at sea and highlighting European governments' cruel fortress-like policies, writes Chloe DS.
Much of the praise for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic is justified, writes Bronwen Beechey. However, New Zealand's existing inequalities remain, and have potentially deepened during the pandemic.
World Peace Day was marked in Sydney by the Kurdish community and its allies with a candlelight vigil, reports Peter Boyle.
The union covering postal workers says Australia Post is creating its own “postal pandemic” by cutting back on services and conditions for postal workers, reports Pip Hinman.
Rojava University, one of the greatest achievements of the July 19 Rojava Revolution, was established in Qamishlo in 2016. It has eight faculties and its mission is to build a democratic, free society, reports ANF English.
Five western companies, based in Germany, England and North America, are involved in the manufacture of missiles fired from Turkish drones against Kurdish civilians, reports ANF English.
Fossil fuel corporations have already planned production to 2030 that will exceed the global carbon budget by 120%, writes Peter Boyle.
The Brazilian government is moving to restrict access to legal abortion and intimidating health professionals, writes Marina Duarte de Souza.
Socialist Alliance candidate Sarah Hathway’s campaign for Greater Geelong City Council has shone a light on inequality and disadvantage in the area's northern suburbs, reports Sue Bull.
United States aggression against Venezuela has intensified in recent weeks. All signs are pointing towards an escalation ahead of the US and Venezuelan elections, argues Leonardo Flores.
The interim report into the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements found fault with all levels of government, but it is yet to comment on the cause of the catastrophic Black Summer fires, writes Jim McIlroy.
Alan Tudge says "foreign actors" are "straining" the country's social cohesion. Alex Bainbridge argues that if he was seriously worried, he could start by looking in the mirror.
Inner West Council has become the first local government in New South Wales to adopt a motion in solidarity with Kurdish mayors who have been removed from office by the Turkish state, reports Peter Boyle.
Last year was a very good year for the world’s wealthiest individuals, writes David Ruccio.
Continuing his reviews of graphic novels and comics, Andrew Chuter presents Fun Home, Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir of growing up with her emotionally distant and closeted gay father.
Andrew Chuter reports on Friends of Erskineville's campaign for stations to include second entrances to lift patronage.