The Oakey Coal Action Alliance has claimed victory after the High Court ruled its appeal to the expansion of the New Acland coal mine could be reheard, reports Margaret Gleeson.
Frontline Action on Coal activist Scott Daines has won a defamation dispute with Adani, reports Kerry Smith.
A parliamentary inquiry into the New South Wales government’s council grants scandal will be expanded to scrutinise new allegations of pork barrelling connected to bushfire relief funding, reports Jim McIllroy.
Refugee rights supporters gathered outside the Park Hotel prison again to demand the detainees be released and for all detention centres to be closed down. Chloe DS reports.
Alex Bainbridge reports the Stop Adani movement expressed solidarity with Indian farmers at a spirited protest outside Adani headquarters.
The New South Wales Independent Planning Commission has decided not to approve an application by South32 to extend its Dendrobium coal mine under Sydney’s main water catchment. Margaret Gleeson reports.
More than 100 people protested against the New South Wales government's plan to bulldoze 112 public housing dwellings in Glebe, reports Peter Boyle.
Pressure from the Biden administration’s pledges on swift climate change action seems to have pushed Scott Morrison to mention he indeed has a plan to reduce emissions, writes Pip Hinman.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed back in 2013 the breadth and scale of the United States government’s internet surveillance program. Ernst Merkenich argues that it is only increasing.
The Western Australian election is shaping up as a referendum on the Labor government’s handling of COVID-19, with pundits expecting it to be returned with an increased majority, reports Sam Wainwright.
Australia’s corrupt system of political patronage is well and truly exposed whenever the Australian Electoral Commission reports on electoral donations, writes Pip Hinman.
The recent announcement by NSW housing minister Melinda Pavey to demolish public housing in Glebe and Eveleigh is a disgrace, writes Andrew Chuter.
Independent journalism has never been more important to democracy. Thankfully, Walkley Award-winning journalist Michael West is surprisingly optimistic about the future of independent media.
In this episode of Green Left, Amin Afravi, Sue Bolton and Chris Breen look at the reasons for the government decision to release refugees and the next steps in the campaign.
As more of our lives are mediated through the internet, private companies cannot be allowed to dictate the terms on which we relate to each other, argue Tim Scriven and Aleks Wansbrough.
A military coup took place in Burma/Myanmar, reversing the country's ostensible shift toward civilian government. Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma's Debbie Stothard discusses its significance with Green Left.
Haitian president Jovenel Moïse is clinging to power, after a February 7 constitutional deadline that stipulated he must step down. Kim Ives explains the background to Haiti’s latest political crisis.
The bare minimum the Western mainstream media could do is report accurately on Venezuela’s recent parliamentary election, writes Rodrigo Acuna. Once again they have failed.
Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw the rise of authoritarian regimes as a brutal expression of neoliberalism’s death throes, writes Susan Price.
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons became international law on January 22 for the 122 states who signed the agreement in July 2017, writes Vijay Prashad.
Socialist parties in the Asia-Pacific have condemned the military coup in Burma/Myanmar, writes Susan Price.
Alternative Asean Network on Burma founder Debbie Stothard speaks to Green Left about the background to the latest military coup in Burma/Myanmar.
Jim McIlroy and Laurie MacSween review a new documentary on Australia's frontline environmental activists.
Graham Drew reviews Vijay Prashad's new book outlining the hegemonic actions of the United States in the modern era.
Alex Salmon reviews a new book on how Australia's climate policy has been held hostage to sceptics and fossil fuel interests for decades.
Jehad al-Saftawi's My Gaza portrays the oppression of the Palestinians and reflects the generational fractures within Gazan society, writes Barry Healy. The photography is powerful but its politics is strangely blunted.