Prisons in New South Wales are rife with COVID-19. Michael Hatrick reports activists demand the government follow its own laws and release prisoners to keep them safe.
Hundreds of people turned out at short notice to protest federal government's religious discrimination bills. Elizabeth Bantas reports.
Former Citipointe Christian College student Jared Mifsud spoke out against the so-called religious discrimination bill at a Brisbane rally on February 9.
Alex Bainbridge reports more than 700 people attended a February 9 rally in Brisbane, called at two day's notice, to protest the Religious Discrimination Bill.
A group representing councils across NSW that want to demerge has urged Inner West Councillors to work together to force the NSW government to pay for the demerger. Peter Boyle reports.
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney is being replaced by a new, centralised discipline structure, reports Georgie Dixon.
Thousands of New South Wales TAFE students are still trying to enrol in courses, even after the start of the teaching year, reports Niko Leka.
Criticism is being levelled at the Labor Party for switching to support a new gas-fired power station at Kurri Kurri in the New South Wales Hunter Valley, Jim McIlroy reports.
A forum hosted by RedWatch rejected the NSW government's plans to eradicate public housing in the Waterloo South redevelopment, Dillon Jeremiassen reports.
Patrick Fisher was remembered by family and friends on the anniversary of his death in 2018. Luke Weyland reports.
Gomeroi people and supporters rallied outside the Federal Court to protest attempts to take away their Native Title rights and to protect the Narrabri from coal seam gas. Jim McIlroy reports.
A Tamil Refugee Council online rally for 'black day' called on the Australian government to stop aiding the Sri Lankan government’s genocidal policies. Chris Slee reports.
Activists are continuing to pressure the NT government to close Don Dale Youth Detention Centre, writes Stephen W Enciso.
Is Australia a “lapdog” for the United States or is it also an imperialist power — albeit smaller — looking to grow its own interests? Felix Dance looks at the evidence.
Government spokespeople and the media have been a little coy, but now the gloves are off: China is the enemy. William Briggs argues that the Quad meeting is the latest propaganda assault.
An online petition has been launched calling on the Australian government to de-list the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) as a “terrorist organisation”. Peter Boyle reports.
With the government in a spot of bother, expect some rather extravagant public spending promises. The Great Barrier Reef is not one that has been spared. Binoy Kampmark reports.
Aged residents in care are dying at alarming rates from COVID-19, while the Prime Minister wastes precious time trying to convince us that the system is not in crisis. Jackie Kriz argues for a complete overhaul.
February 14 marks 18 years since young Kamilaroi man TJ Hickey died after being chased by police. No one has been charged; his family is yet to receive any justice, writes Isaac Nellist.
Experts say federal parliament should not pass Scott Morrison's three religious discrimination bills because they would allow discrimination against LGBTIQ+ people, writes Gabrielle Walsh.
Peter Boyle argues that the Australian Electoral Commission’s annual report on donations to political parties is a sober reminder that Australia is still a plutocracy.
The new so-called anti-trolling bill is yet another attempt by the federal government to shut down its critics. Paul Gregoire explains.
The far-right Freedom Convoy has been calling for PM Justin Trudeau to resign. Instead, Conservatives leader and convoy supporter Erin O’Toole has fallen, writes Jeff Shantz.
After a series of setbacks in 2015-19 suggested to many observers that the era of leftist governance in Latin America was over, the picture today is very different. A recent Alborada forum looked at what lies behind the Latin American left’s resurgence.
Despite promises to respect the right to seek asylum, Washington has been denying migrants that right by invoking a provision allowing it to limit travel under the pretext of mitigating COVID-19, writes José Luis Granados Ceja.
Leftist Xiomara Castro has been sworn in, marking the first time since 2006 that Honduras has a legitimately-elected president. Ben Radford reports.
It all seems very outdated, but when it comes to Cuba, Binoy Kampmark argues United States President Joe Biden is keen to ensure that old, and lingering, mistakes retain their flavour.
Steve Sweeney writes that Kurdish officials have accused Western powers of complicity in Turkish airstrikes on the United Nations-administered Makhmour Refugee Camp in northern Iraq.
The sabre rattling of the United States and its allies grows as capitalism’s crisis sharpens, writes William Briggs.
Abdullah Ocalan's jailers hoped that by slamming shut the prison doors, the world would forget about him. But, as John Tully writes, Ocalan remains a living symbol of resistance to a century of oppression by the Turkish state.
The current United States-Russia crisis has its roots in Washington’s betrayal of its well-documented promise to Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev in the early 1990s to not move NATO eastward, write Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.
Anand Gopal's No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban and the War through Afghan Eyes, published seven years before the Taliban took control of Kabul for a second time in 2021, helps explain their victory, writes Chris Slee.
Miss Marx, a feminist reading of the life of Karl Marx’s youngest daughter, Eleanor Marx, is set to open in Australian cinemas on March 3, writes Barry Healy.