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A protest against Liberal candidate Katherine Deves' views on transgender people was organised in Manly. Rachel Evans reports.

Socialist Alliance candidate for Leichhardt Pat O'Shane discusses some of the critical issues in this federal election: housing, healthcare, education and First Nations peoples' rights. 

Protest albums from April 2022

Mat Ward looks back at April's political news and the best new music that related to it.

The convoy marching through Xochimilco

Indigenous groups and supporters have spent the past month travelling in a convoy to regions where Western corporations are plundering water and resources. Tamara Pearson took part in the convoy.

Demonstrations were held in Sydney and Melbourne to protest the Turkish military offensive against Kurds in South Kurdistan/Northern Iraq, and more are planned. Peter Boyle reports.

Queensland Nationals Senator Matt Canavan's “net zero is dead” campaign should hardly come as a surprise, argues Binoy Kampmark.

Film director Diana Paez

Pedro Alvarez reviews Nuestras Voces, a new documentary film about Spanish-speaking migrants who arrived in Victoria in the 1960s and 70s.

Ukrainian refugees cross into Poland

Pressured by Western imperialism on one hand and harassed by neighbouring Russian imperialism on the other, Bruno Magalhães examines Poland's history of reaction and revolt.

Sue Bolton, Socialist Alliance candidate for Wills and a Moreland City Councillor, argues that Labor's "small target" election strategy risks helping the right make more gains.

Refugees recently released from the Park Hotel detention centre organised the “First taste of freedom — game not over yet” cricket match. Mayura Ashok reports.

Swedish journalist Bella Frank discusses the debate in Sweden on NATO membership that was triggered by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Peace

Peace is not just the absence of war; it is real security, writes Jeremy Corbyn.

Catalangate

A New Yorker investigation has exposed that between 2018‒20, at least 65 leading figures in the Catalan government and independence movement had their mobile phones bugged, reports Dick Nichols.

Activists blockaded Newcastle Port, the world’s biggest coal port, on April 24. Niko Leka reports.

Socialist Alliance candidate Renee Lees says Matt Canavan only speaks for the coal barons, not regional Queensland. Kerry Smith reports.

 

Activists involved in Melbourne Educators for Social and Environmental Justice are campaigning to get Australian Education Union members to reject a substandard agreement. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

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