The following statements are reprinted from Links, international journal of socialist renewal
Rallies across Australia are planned for May 23 to call for an end to the Sri Lankan government’s genocide against the Tamil people.
Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan delivered the Labor governments second budget on May 12. Swans bleak message was clear: for those with a job, its a matter of work until you drop.
More than 100 members of the Australian-Afghan community and supporters protested in front of Parliament House and the Afghan embassy in Canberra on May 12.
Two hundred people protested at Parliament House on May 6 against the Victorian governments proposed solar feed-in tariff legislation.
On May 9, local residents gathered in the remote Clouds Creek State Forest to protest Forest NSW logging operations.
When Sri Lankan state unleashed its hate, World failed to defend Tamils' fate. When they killed without hesitation, World stood still in hallucination. @poetry = When they sent us on boats to the North, World looked at us as refugees of no
On May 11, ABC’s Four Corners screened an interview with a young woman from New Zealand. She recounted an alleged 2002 sexual assault in a Christchurch hotel room by at least 12 players and staff from the Cronulla Sharks.
On May 13, a team of three British adventurers measuring ice conditions in the Canadian Arctic found themselves on thin ice and asked to be airlifted out weeks before they had planned.
As students across Australia sat the National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) tests last week, the media reported NSW government plans to introduce league tables, comparing student performance across schools.
On May 10, federal treasurer Wayne Swan announced that Australia will finally join the overwhelming majority of developed countries in implementing a national paid parental leave scheme. But the plan falls way short of what women need.
The statement below was read out at a May 16 rally in Melbourne, called to denounce the Sri Lankan government’s brutal war against the Tamils.
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