Fifteen people from the Galilee Blockade organised a theatrical action on July 2 directed at Marsh Insurance, reports Coral Wynter.
The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union has placed Green Ban as part of the campaign to stop the sell-off of the Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo, reports Jim McIlroy.
As eviction moratoriums in New South Wales and Tasmania wind up and COVID-19 payments wind down, a crisis is looming, writes Rachel Evans.
Alex Bainbridge reports that three weeks into a 24-hour-per-day blockade of the Kangaroo Point refugee detention centre, and on the eleventh consecutive week of organised protest, hundreds of activists have signed a 'Pledge of Resistance'.
Black Lives Matter protesters will once again take to the streets this weekend to demand an end to Black deaths in custody in Australia, reports Kerry Smith. Find details for a protest near you.
Unions representing staff at the ABC have condemned the federal government’s funding cut to the national broadcaster, writes Jim McIlroy.
Sue Bolton slams the Herald Sun for its reactionary commentary blaming migrants for the COVID-19 spread in Victoria while ignoring bosses who are not taking the pandemic seriously.
Australian feminist and socialist activist Coral Wynter was among the speakers at a protest to condemn Turkey’s murder of women activists in Kobane, in north-east Syria/Rojava.
Bipartisan mistreatment of refugees since 2001 has been a key feature of politics in Australia. But the movement for refugee rights has won some concessions and it could win more, writes Alex Bainbridge.
The staged drama of the PM’s June 19 cyber scare media conference and AFP raids on a NSW Labor MP were a cynical softening up exercise for the federal government's $270 billion military spend announcement, writes Peter Boyle.
The report of an inquiry, commissioned by the High Court of Australia, has revealed that women are not safe from predatory sexual harassment, even in the highest court in the land, writes Margaret Gleeson.
Unions covering the aviation sector have condemned Qantas' decision to sack 6000 staff and keep a further 15,000 workers stood down indefinitely, reports Jim McIlroy.
Mary Merkenich argues Labor leader Anthony Albanese speech to the national press club was never going to be about a transformative plan to cut emissions.
The past few months has seen a proliferation of memes and stories on social media linking COVID-19 to everything from 5G technology and a laboratory in Wuhan to Bill Gates and his push for global vaccinations, writes Fred Fuentes.
Members of the Irish Green Party voted overwhelmingly to enter a coalition with the two traditionally dominant centre-right parties on June 26, thereby firmly cementing the Greens as a party of neoliberalism, writes Emma Clancy.
A new wave of bombings is just the latest episode in Turkey's war against the Kurdish people, writes Chris Slee.
John Bellamy Foster argues that understanding how the transmission of viruses between species occurs is crucial to grasping the full dimensions of the overall metabolic crisis affecting humanity.
A new study estimates the economic shock from the COVID-19 pandemic could add a further 80–400 million people to the 727.3 million already living in extreme poverty around the world, writes Peter Boyle.
Cira Pascual Marquina interviews former Venezuelan Vice President for Productive Economy Luis Salas about the impact of US sanctions on the Venezuelan economy and the Maduro government’s economic policy responses.
Since 2017, President Donald Trump’s administration has imposed crushing economic sanctions against Venezuela, writes Kerry Smith.
The United States is facing a number of interrelated crises: the coronavirus; the economy; institutional racism, including police violence against African Americans; disarray in the Federal government; and climate change, writes Barry Sheppard.
In her new 75-minute-long podcast entitled Humanity has not yet failed — recorded under the COVID-19 lock down — Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg explains that there is no solution to the climate crisis without system change, writes Peter Boyle.
Marta Harnecker was the materialisation of the “organic intellectual”, deeply tied to political movements and the contradictions and questions of the times, writes Miguel Enrique Stédile.
The shooting of a Black Lives Matter protester by a white vigilante in New Mexico adds to a worrying escalation of attacks by far-right terrorists in the United States, writes Jack Kiley.
In the beautiful countryside of Brittany, northern France, taciturn organic egg farmer Raymond (Guillaume de Tonquédec) keeps his hens laying by performing sections of a French classic play, writes Barry Healy.
Under the guise of “escaping Communism”, the United States encouraged Cuban parents to send their children to the US. Deb Shnookal has done a great service in minutely researching this escapade in both Cuba and the US, using official documents and personal memories, writes Barry Healy.
Mat Ward takes a look back at June's political news and the best new albums that related to it.