Socialist Alliance candidates running in the Victorian elections say that solutions exist for the cost-of-living pressures. Jacob Andrewartha reports.
Fossil fuel billionaires' record profits need to be seized as a first step in democratising the energy sector and transitioning to a jobs-rich clean energy future, writes Alex Bainbridge.
Under capitalism, wars are fought to gain access to markets, resources and to harness the working class in its service. The suffering of the Ukrainian people attests to this, writes William Briggs.
David Shoebridge talks about a federal ICAC, the Restoration of Territory Rights Bill, the failure to implement the findings of the Royal Commission into Black Deaths in Custody and the challenges of work-life balance.
While the energy sector remains in private hands, it will resist any transition away from fossil fuels. Greens MLC Abigail Boyd discusses the urgent need to take it back into public hands.
A lot more can be done for homeless people in Australia, argues Gerry Georgatos, including building more public housing and prioritising supports for the homeless.
Australia seems to be helping Fiji set up a defence facility in Lami, although Canberra is keen to eschew the military intent. Binoy Kampmark reports.
A 26-year-old Kurdish refugee in Sweden is at risk of being deported to Turkey as a result of an agreement signed between Ankara, Stockholm and Helsinki for the Nordic expansion of NATO, reports Medya News.
Geelong Housing Action Group co-convenor Angela Carr says there is not enough housing for those who desperately need it. Chris Cherry reports.
In the lead-up to the federal Jobs Summit, it is worth remembering that Australia is carrying a burgeoning precariat of unemployed and underemployed people, writes Malcolm King.
The people of Potosí in Bolivia, like the people of Tierra Amarilla in Chile, want to imagine a different kind of extraction: one that does not destroy the Earth, write Vijay Prashad and Taroa Zúñiga Silva.
The Women’s Abortion Action Campaign was launched in 1972. Christine Smith discusses its origins and approach, and the need to be vigilant about reproductive health.
Hans Baer reviews Climate Change as Class War and recommends ecosocialists, ecoanarchists and degrowth proponents alike should grapple with it, as it takes the notion of class struggle seriously.
Exercise Pitch Black further entrenches Australia with the United States' war drive, the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network says. Kerry Smith reports.
What happened in Hiroshima and Nagasaki is why the vast majority of people totally abhor nuclear weapons and want to see them decommissioned, argues Gem Romuld.
Greens Senator David Shoebridge and Socialist Alliance member William Briggs discuss Australia’s “defence” on the Green Left Show.