World Peace Day was marked in Sydney by the Kurdish community and its allies with a candlelight vigil, reports Peter Boyle.
The union covering postal workers says Australia Post is creating its own “postal pandemic” by cutting back on services and conditions for postal workers, reports Pip Hinman.
Socialist Alliance candidate Sarah Hathway’s campaign for Greater Geelong City Council has shone a light on inequality and disadvantage in the area's northern suburbs, reports Sue Bull.
Inner West Council has become the first local government in New South Wales to adopt a motion in solidarity with Kurdish mayors who have been removed from office by the Turkish state, reports Peter Boyle.
Andrew Chuter reports on Friends of Erskineville's campaign for stations to include second entrances to lift patronage.
The devastating ecological impact of Melbourne's North East Link tollway project should force its rethink, writes Mary Merkenich.
Galilee Blockade activists showed their support for the Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners who evicted coal corporation Adani from their land in central Queensland, reports Coral Wynter.
For the first time in 23 years, 2.5 million pensioners will not receive their half yearly adjusted pension rise, writes George Zangalis.
Fossil fuel corporations have already planned production to 2030 that will exceed the global carbon budget by 120%, writes Peter Boyle.
The interim report into the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements found fault with all levels of government, but it is yet to comment on the cause of the catastrophic Black Summer fires, writes Jim McIlroy.
Alan Tudge says "foreign actors" are "straining" the country's social cohesion. Alex Bainbridge argues that if he was seriously worried, he could start by looking in the mirror.
Lessons need to be learned to stop a third and fourth wave coronavirus shutdown, says Jacob Andrewatha.
Prisoner rights activists and lawyers are urging governments to follow the lead of other countries and quickly reduce the number of people in prison, reports Kerry Smith.
Following the tragic ammonium nitrate explosion in Beirut, Stephen O'Brien writes that Orica needs to do more than issue reassurances that its stockpile of the explosive on Kooragang Island is safe.
Humanitarian vessels, including Banksy's MV Louise Michel, are rescuing refugees from dying at sea and highlighting European governments' cruel fortress-like policies, writes Chloe DS.
Much of the praise for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic is justified, writes Bronwen Beechey. However, New Zealand's existing inequalities remain, and have potentially deepened during the pandemic.
Rojava University, one of the greatest achievements of the July 19 Rojava Revolution, was established in Qamishlo in 2016. It has eight faculties and its mission is to build a democratic, free society, reports ANF English.
Five western companies, based in Germany, England and North America, are involved in the manufacture of missiles fired from Turkish drones against Kurdish civilians, reports ANF English.
The Brazilian government is moving to restrict access to legal abortion and intimidating health professionals, writes Marina Duarte de Souza.
United States aggression against Venezuela has intensified in recent weeks. All signs are pointing towards an escalation ahead of the US and Venezuelan elections, argues Leonardo Flores.
Last year was a very good year for the world’s wealthiest individuals, writes David Ruccio.
August marked one year since the racist attacks on West Papuan students in Surabaya sparked a new uprising. Green Left spoke to Indonesian human rights lawyer Veronica Koman about the escalating conflict in West Papua and prospects for independence.
The contrasting treatment by the police of the white vigilante and Jacob Blake make clear the double standard of “race” and racism in the United States, writes Malik Miah.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States’ “maximum pressure” campaign against Venezuela continues to intensify, writes Yanis Iqbal.
Continuing his reviews of graphic novels and comics, Andrew Chuter presents Fun Home, Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir of growing up with her emotionally distant and closeted gay father.
Black Wave explores the rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia, and their struggle for influence in the Islamic world, writes Chris Slee.
Dave Zirin argues striking players are posing the question that all great strikes pose: “Which side are you on?”
As US President Donald Trump continues to piss off musicians by using their music at his rallies, Mat Ward takes a look back at August's political news and the best new music that Trump definitely won't be playing.