Leaders in the Global South are continuing to lead the way in the fight for far-reaching climate action at COP27, reports Julia Conley.
John Tully gave the following speech at the inaugural Kobane Day Lecture at New South Wales Parliament.
The newly formed community Walyalup Climate Action drew around 300 people to its inaugural event — “Real climate action means no new fossil fuels”. Janet Parker reports.
The right to abortion became a deciding factor in limiting the predicted Republican “sweep” in the United States midterm elections, writes Barry Sheppard.
The Daniel Ortega regime treats its jailed opponents as badly or worse than the Somoza family dictatorship, brought down by the Sandinista National Liberation Front in 1979, writes Dick Nichols.
The number of workers taking strike action has risen this year, up from record lows for a decade. University workers are a part of this movement, reports Jonathan Strauss.
Historian and Kurdish solidarity activist John Tully gave the inaugural Sydney Kobane Day Lecture in the New South Wales Parliament House. Peter Boyle reports.
Hundreds of thousands took to the streets calling for the overthrow of the military junta, in at least 19 cities and towns across Sudan, marking one year since the military coup. Pavan Kulkarni reports.
Anthony Albanese must honour Labor’s election promise to grant permanency to the more than 30,000 refugees already living here, writes Janet Parker.
Marine Le Pen’s party has had a series of successes and is hoping to build further in coming months. Determined opposition will be crucial, writes John Mullen.
The Honduran army and national police converged on a Garífuna community in Punta Gorda — on the island of Roatán — on November 7, violently evicting residents, reports Ana Zorita.
Residents rallied at the local waterfront to protest the Viva Energy gas import terminal, proposed for Corio Bay. Sue Bull reports.
Solidarity activists in Sydney have denounced the campaign of violence and destabilisation against Bolivia's democratically elected government, reports Ana Zorita and Susan Price.
Farhad Bandesh, a Kurd, escaped Iran because he was persecuted. But, as he told Sumitra Vignaendra, a bridging visa amounts to more torture.
As long as we treat the climate crisis as just another political issue and not the emergency it is, the more time we lose, argues Greta Thunberg.
Many Malaysian progressives were outraged and dismayed at the decision by opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan to exclude the Socialist Party of Malaysia from an electoral pact, reports Peter Boyle.