Activists organised a vigil for a young Malaysian student who died in the Villawood detention centre, reports Stephen Langford.
Science fantasy writer Maria Dahvana Headley has produced a new translation of the Old English epic poem, Beowulf. It has a punk sensibility and opens the way to a deeper historical reading, writes Barry Healy.
The Socialist Alliance condemns new federal anti-worker bills.
Ecuador's progressive electoral alliance Union for Hope, which stands an excellent chance of winning the election in February, has just been given the green light to run, writes Harvey Goldberg.
Caroline Andersen writes about the pain of the death in custody of her son Wayne 'Fella' Morrison and why she has little confidence in the justice system.
Chris Slee reviews a new documentary showing how British mercenary company Keenie Meenie Services trained a notorious Sri Lankan government paramilitary force, responsible for the torture and murder of Tamil civilians.
The campaign for justice and compensation for the victims of the fake “war on drugs” is growing. Rachel Evans reports.
Morocco has become the fourth Arab nation to normalise relations with the state of Israel. Previously clandestine, Morocco’s cooperation with the Israeli government stretches back decades, writes Rupen Savoulian.
Chloe DS reports that refugees were forcibly transferred under excessive police presence from the Mantra hotel in Melbourne's north to a former COVID-19 hotspot in the CBD.
The City of Moreland Council has condemned a secret immigration detention centre in Fawkner and urged the Victorian government to change planning laws to disallow such cruelty, reports Chloe DS.
Protesters want HSBC to use its influence over the State Bank of India to walk away from funding Adani, reports Jim McIlroy.
A new law, rushed through parliament, which allows unions to demerge, has handed the government an opportunity to isolate the construction workers' union, argues Sue Bolton.