Andrea Bortoli reviews Asylum! A socialist view of the refugee crisis — a timely pamphlet that provides an overview of the current refugee crisis.
Barry Healy reviews a new "fly-on-the-wall" documentary about the life of Alexei Navalny, following his sensational poisoning by Russian government agents in 2020.
Barry Healy reviews two Swiss films showing the country's extraordinary history of radical personal and political struggle.
Thousands of teachers and support staff in Catholic schools around New South Wales and the ACT went on strike for 24 hours for better pay and conditions. Jim Mcllroy reports.
Thousands of Israeli settlers stormed the al-Aqsa mosque in occupied East Jerusalem on May 29 during the so-called annual “March of the Flags”, held to celebrate Israeli occupation of the city, reports Peoples' Dispatch.
Turkish police arrested 170 protesters around Istanbul’s Taksim Square on May 31, as crowds gathered to mark the 9th anniversary of the nationwide anti-government demonstrations that began in nearby Gezi Park, reports Medya News.
Activists discussed the opportunities for climate action, workers’ rights and social justice under a Labor government. Isaac Nellist reports.
The Greens advance in the federal election is a welcome development with a potential to change politics in this country, argues Alex Bainbridge.
The United States is aggressively seeking to revive its waning hegemonic role in the Asia-Pacific. In response, the following joint statement was issued by the Party of the Labouring Masses (Philippines), the Socialist Party of Malaysia and the Working People's Association (Indonesia).
When it comes to the business of politicising the right to asylum, no country jettisons the key principles of international law better than Australia, argues Binoy Kampmark.
The NSW Public Service Association is the latest union to challenge the New South Wales government’s 2.5% wage cap. Steve O'Brien reports.
Refugee rights activists discussed the Labor government’s contradictory refugee policy at a recent forum. Chris Slee reports.
In the run-up to June’s parliamentary elections, the political atmosphere in France has been transformed by a new left alliance, the New Popular Ecological and Social Union, reports John Mullen.
Detainees on 501s continue to be forcibly flown from Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation centre to Christmas Island detention centre. Chloe DS reports.
Leftist candidates Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez won 40.3% of the vote in Colombia's election and will head to the second round against Rodolfo Hernández and Marelen Castillo from the Anti-Corruption League, reports Michele de Mello.
In a government that has lost its popular mandate, Ranil Wickramasinghe, former prime minister from the opposition United National Party, has offered his services to rescue Sri Lanka's regime, reports Janaka Biyanwila.