Seasonal fruit pickers are systemically exploited and underpaid. Now several unions are mounting a challenge, Jim McIlroy reports.
Activists from Blockade Australia have stopped coal trains and shut down the world’s largest coal port in Newcastle. Kerry Smith reports.
New research from Professor Joseph Drew shows conclusively that the forcibly merged councils in New South Wales have not made the promised savings. Pip Hinman reports.
The Public Sector Alliance, which brings together a number of trade unions, is fighting the WA government's wages cap. Janet Parker reports.
As hundreds of thousands of Sudanese continue to take to the streets to resist the attempted coup by General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the Sudanese community and supporters demonstrated their support at a rally in Melbourne. Chevy McBride reports.
Bookshop workers at Better Read Than Dead have restarted industrial action after management reneged on an agreement reached in July. Isaac Nellist reports.
A public forum on the failure of the COP26 climate summit with John Molyneux and Sarah Hathway.
Transurban, which manages toll roads including the M2, M5 and WestConnex, is being examined by a New South Wales government inquiry. John Goldberg reports.
COP26 made it pretty clear that Australia is ruled by, and on behalf of, sociopaths who are confident they will get a place on the escape space shuttle out of here when things turn to shit, argues Sam Wainwright.
The rise in number of people attending right-wing “freedom” protests in Melbourne since the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions is a concern, writes Jacob Andrewartha.
A new ACTU report states poor pay, a lack of hours and employer responses to the pandemic are driving insecure work. Paul Oboohov reports.
Lilly Murphy was an incredible young person. Sue Bolton writes that in her short life had a big impact on the world and those around her.
Home ownership is not an option for many, especially as median house prices are now close to $1 million. Isaac Nellist reports.
The climate science says we are running out of time to avoid climate catastrophe but, as Friends of the Earth says, this COP26 did not deliver what was needed.
COP26 identified the worst polluter culprits, ranking Australia worst in the world for climate policy. Gideon Polya looks at why.
Paul Keating has been outspoken against the AUKUS security alliance that, he argues, will break a 'strong proud history of engagement with Asia and including China'. Binoy Kampmark reports.
Lanz Priestley was a force for good with a passion for helping those who were swept up by the scourge of homelessness. Larissa Payne pays tribute.
A global digital campaign will be launched to end the unfair and unjust ban on the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), reports Peter Boyle.
Serco has been forced to abandon plans to bid for contracts at Britain’s Atomic Weapons Establishment after investors threatened to sell their shares in the company, reports Linda Pearson.
The biggest global emitters of greenhouse gases spend an average of 2.3 times as much on arming their borders as on climate finance, according to a new report, writes Susan Price.
The family of Australian-based Indonesian human rights lawyer Veronica Koman has been the target of two recent attacks in Indonesia, reports Susan Price.
A self-determination referendum in Kanaky (New Caledonia) will proceed on December 12, despite independence forces calling for a delay due to COVID-19, reports Susan Price.
Despite ongoing repression, Tamils continue to fight for their rights, including over the seizure of Tamil land for military bases, reports Chris Slee.
Military carbon emissions have largely been exempted from international climate treaties, dating back to the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, reports Barry Sheppard.
The Snowy Mountains is home to the headwaters of the Snowy, Murray and Murrumbidgee Rivers. A new film shows how the delicate alpine ecosystem that supports these vital water sources is being trampled, writes Jim McIlroy.
Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents five new books for reds and greens.