The Global Ecosocialist Network released the following statement on the eve of the COP28 climate meeting in Dubai.
That the right-wing won the recent Dutch elections was no surprise. What was surprising was how decisive the vote share of the far-right was in the overall victory. For Geert Wilders, the leader of the far-right Freedom Party (PVV), years of patience paid off while the incumbent right-wing party gambled and lost.
Green Left journalist Isaac Nellist goes through the latest news from across the continent and around the world.
The 23rd World Congress on Health and Safety at Work conference heard about campaigns ranging from dealing with problems associated with climate change to psycho-social injuries at work. Jim McIlroy reports.
The public gallery at Bayside Council was packed with supporters of a Gaza ceasefire motion, motivated by Greens councillor Greta Werner and seconded by independent Michael Nagi. Suelin McCauley reports.
Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six important new books on climate, food, waste, Venezuela’s communes and basic income.
Revelations on November 27 that COP28 host nation UAE planned to leverage its official position to pursue new oil and gas deals were a timely reminder that there are entire nations that essentially operate as oil companies, with precisely the same attention to morality as Exxon or Shell, writes Bill McKibben.
Police have escalated their surveillance, intimidation and criminalisation of Palestine solidarity activists in Canada, raiding activists’ homes and treating expressions of solidarity with Palestinians as “hate crimes”, reports Jeff Shantz.
Merri-bek councillor Sue Bolton believes councils can and should play a role in defending and extending public housing. Jordan AK reports.
Labor’s reaction to the High Court ruling that indefinite detention is unlawful underscores its continuing racist scapegoating of refugees, argues Jonathan Strauss.
Community First, a progressive ticket, has been formed to challenge a conservative group that dominates the Cairns Regional Council, reports Alex Bainbridge.
Why has Australia acted in lock step with the United States in supporting Israel’s latest genocidal war on Gaza? Peter Boyle argues it's about more than oil; imperial interests include the protection of wider political domination.
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