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A small number of neo-Nazis tried but failed to stop the Merri-Bek City Council’s Day of Mourning ceremony from going ahead in Coburg on January 26. Sue Bolton reports.

Ecosocialist Bookshelf

Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus selects his favorite red and green books from 2022.

oil drilling

Just days after US President Joe Biden called global warming 'an existential threat to human existence', the US proceeded with the nation's largest-ever auction of oil and gas permits, reports Kenny Stancil.

Miguel Diaz Canel and Lula Da Silva at CELAC 2023

CELAC member countries signed the Buenos Aires declaration to make Latin America and the Caribbean a community of sovereign nations, reports Tanya Wadhwa.

CELAC Social

More than 300 leaders of social organisations, unions and people’s movements from across Latin America and the Caribbean gathered ahead of the CELAC meeting, reports Fernanda Paixão.

MPs from both major parties have absorbed an investor–style thinking, even towards public housing. Andrew Chuter argues that naïve economic theories of supply and demand will not fix the homelessness problem.

Three climate activists have been found guilty and charged for resisting Woodside's Scarborough gas hub in the Burrup. Nova ‘Jade’ Sobieralski reports.

Labor's Indigenous Voice to Parliament will be another token gesture, unless the government is forced by a strong popular movement to take real measures towards First Nations justice, argues Socialist Alliance.

Oxfam's annual report on global inequality is a damning indictment of the chronically inequitable capitalist system, argues Peter Boyle.

Black Lives Matter

It took a mass civil rights movement to end legal racial segregation in the United States, writes Malik Miah. The same must happen to abolish policing and the corrupt criminal “justice” system.

barbed wire fence

United States President Joe Biden has announced a dramatic expansion of restrictions on people from Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua and Haiti seeking asylum at the US border with Mexico, writes Barry Sheppard.

Malaysian socialist Soh Sook Hwa spoke to Isaac Nellist about Malaysian politics and building a political alternative.

How can we prevail on Labor to admit that realpolitik is obscene as a frame for its Israel relations? How can we force it to see the Israeli colonising project as unacceptable in today’s world, asks Ken Blackman?

Manus Island protest 2017, Behrouz Boochani inset

Kurdish-Iranian activist, author and film producer Behrouz Boochani discusses his latest book and Australia's refugee detention regime.

Coral reef

Susan Price interviews Canadian ecosocialist Marc Bonhomme about the 2022 United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP15), which took place in Montreal from December 7‒19.

British flag

The recycled soap opera of English royals tearing strips off each other continues to preoccupy Australian and British audiences, writes Rupen Savoulian.

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