Asked recently how he would act on his promise to help Julian Assange, Anthony Albanese implied he was working to bring the matter to a close. Binoy Kampmark wonders if he will.
Thomas Klikauer and Meg Young review Hans A Baer's latest book, Climate Change and Capitalism in Australia — An Eco-Socialist Vision for the Future, which invites readers to imagine a world beyond capitalism.
Socialist Alliance’s Far North Queensland branch took up the challenge posed by the conservative strongholds of Warren Entsch and Bob Katter in Far North Queensland and helped increase the progressive vote. Jonathan Strauss reports.
The public launch of the Bondi Memorial at Marks Park to honour lives lost and survivors of LGBTI hate and violence was a moving commemoration. Rachel Evans reports.
A new government database tracking pregnancies in Poland has sparked fears that medical data will be used to prosecute women who obtain abortion care. Julia Conley reports.
Justice campaigners are renewing their calls for Don Dale Youth Detention Centre to be closed, following reports of an attempted suicide by a child detainee. Stephen W Enciso reports.
Western Sydney University (WSU) and Western Sydney University College staff and supporters took strike action for job security, casuals’ rights, fair workloads, a decent pay rise and a healthy work-life balance. Kerry Smith reports.
Former CIA director and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been summoned to testify on the conduct of a private security firm hired to spy on Julian Assange while he was in the Ecuadorian embassy, reports Binoy Kampmark.
Anti-war sentiment continues to grow inside Russia, as the death toll rises among soldiers from some of Russia's most ethnically marginalised and poorest peoples, reports Dick Nichols.
Public servants are demanding fair pay rises and the permanent abolition of the 2.5% wage cap. Jim McIlroy reports.
We are being told that there is a gas shortage and the coal industry is failing because it has been run down in favour of renewables. Sue Bull argues these claims are fraudulent.
The Labor government has reignited hope that First Nations peoples will be included in decision-making. But the lasting impact of colonisation in how laws are applied also has to be addressed, argues Isaac Nellist.
Senior Lawman and Tiwi Traditional Owner Dennis Tipakalippa is challenging the federal offshore oil and gas regulator’s decision to approve Santos’ plan to drill the Barossa gas field. Naish Gawen reports.
Retail worker and unionist Stephen Bates, now the federal MP for Brisbane, spoke to Alex Bainbridge about his reasons for joining the Greens and his approach to his new job.
A political earthquake struck Colombia last month, when the left-leaning Historic Pact won the first round of the presidential elections after getting 40.3% of the vote, write Vijay Prashad and Taroa Zúñiga Silva. Can the left break the cycle of violence to win the second round on June 19?
Alex Miller reviews Lea Ypi's fascinating memoir, which paints a vivid picture of growing up in Albania during Communist rule and the descent into casino capitalism and civil war.