A huge rally for justice for Afghanistan called for at least 20,000 refugee visas and the immediate granting of permanent protection for thousands of Afghan refugees on temporary visas. Video and interviews by Alex Bainbridge.
Traditional Owners have not been consulted on the bill to replace the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 (WA) and, as Alex Salmon reports, they say the bill is skewed towards the mining industry.
A two-year Victorian state parliament inquiry into the use of cannabis has fallen short of recommending legalisation. Arie Huybregts reports.
Anti-war groups are backing widespread calls on the Australian government to swiftly give security to Afghan asylum seekers, reports Pip Hinman.
A passionate crowd of 1000 mostly Afghan-Australians and young people marched on Parliament House, calling for peace in Afghanistan. Anne McMenamin reports.
Extinction Rebellion is targetting the National Australia Bank for its record investment in fossil fuels despite the climate crisis. Kerry Smith reports.
Despite the NSW government acknowledging that workplaces are critical sites of COVID-19 transmission, many essential workers say little has been done to protect them. Fred Fuentes reports.
In a blow for workers’ rights, the High Court has overturned a ruling that some casual workers should be entitled to annual leave and sick pay, writes Isaac Nellist.
A snap action by Extinction Rebellion Western Australia highlighted the plight of the Great Barrier Reef. Kerry Smith reports.
Students and staff at the University of Melbourne are campaigning against management's attempts to establish a right-wing think-tank. Jacob Andrewartha reports.
Unions and community groups say the NSW government's move on the historic Willow Grove during the pandemic lockdown is a 'low act'. Susan Price reports.
Corporations are putting profits above the health and safety of the workers, a union forum has been told. Jim McIlroy reports.
Aviation workers at Qantas are missing out on a wage subsidy despite the company receiving billions in federal funds, reports Jim McIlroy.
Campaigners called for an end to logging of Western Australia’s native forests, reports Petrina Harley.
The latest Green Left Show is a conversation with Greens candidate for Griffith Max Chandler-Mather and Socialist Alliance city councillor Sam Wainwright about strategy for the radical movement.
Labor seems more determined than ever to promise little, hoping the next election will land in its lap without offering any meaningful change, argues Jon Strauss.
Billionaires are profitting from the COVID-19 crisis while lower income countries struggle to secure vaccines. Peter Boyle argues that the global vaccine apartheid is a symptom of the billionaire-profit-first system that is capitalism.
Scott Morrison probably never intended to rescue Afghans who had helped Australia’s occupation forces, but he is being forced to. Sue Bolton argues that he must be forced to do a lot more.
Afghan refugee Riz Wakil says Western warmongers were never in Afghanistan to bring democracy or protect ordinary Afghans; they orchestrated the occupation of Afghanistan and other parts of the Middle East.
As a health worker and a trade unionist who supports a rapid mass rollout of the vaccines, I do not agree that employers should be allowed to force workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, argues Zita Henderson.
The New South Wales government believes that there is nothing wrong with diluting toxic emissions from WestConnex into surrounding areas while claiming it is world’s “best practice”. Peter Hehir reports.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme purports to support a better life for hundreds of thousands of people with disabilities, their families and carers. Graham Matthews, Steve Warren, Terry Townsend and Lisa Macdonald argue for a needs-driven scheme.
Recently-released former secret United States embassy cables reinforce the long-held view that once prominent union leader and former Prime Minister Bob Hawke was also an informant for the United States government and the Central Intelligence Agency. Jim McIlroy reports.
An 'independent' report into the de-amalgamation of the Inner West Council is not only partisan; it does not even provide a methodology for its costings. Pip Hinman reports.
Marcel Cartier remembers the 1988 Halabja massacre, and the ongoing genocidal war against the Kurds.
The situation in Afghanistan is critical, writes Malalai Joya. For ordinary people, especially for women, this means more suffering. Progressives are in more danger than ever.
The US “war on terror” was portrayed as a just response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist atrocity, writes Rupen Savoulian. This rationale stands exposed as utterly hypocritical.
The Taliban's victory is not a sign of peace but a message of perpetual civil war, writes Farooq Tariq.
The IPCC's latest report should be a wake-up call to governments everywhere, but it's going to take more than science to force action by the biggest global emitters, writes Barry Sheppard.
If any proof was needed that the Afghan government was a puppet of Washington, it was shown by its quick collapse, writes Malik Miah.
For the "crime" of truth-telling, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is being relentless pursued by the United States government, determined to secure his extradition at any cost, writes John Pilger.
The human cost of 1.5°C or even 2°C warming is unimaginable, with unprecedented numbers of people forced to relocate to escape its devastating impacts, writes Susan Price.
United States president Joe Biden has imposed further sanctions on Cuba — targetting two leaders of the Cuban national police as well as the organisation as a whole, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
The Cuban government gave the green light, on August 6, for the creation of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
Multinational beverage companies have been profiting off Mexico's precious drinking water resources for decades, while local communities have gone without. But communities in the state of Puebla have had enough, reports Tamara Pearson.
Barry Healy reviews a laid-back, feel-good (and forgettable) film starring Jake Johnson and Susan Sarandon.
Alex Salmon reviews a new book on the radical activism of Black and migrant communities in Los Angeles between 1960 and 1973, who fought against racism, oppression and poverty.
Chris Slee reviews David Brophy's new book, which looks behind the fear campaign about China, and the issues of human rights, the US-Australia alliance and economic rivalries.