The family of Kumanjayi Walker and Yuendumu Elders have condemned the not guilty verdict, handed down by the jury, in the murder trial of police officer Zachary Rolfe. Kerry Smith reports.
Isaac Nellist reports several hundred protesters marched down Oxford Street to celebrate the LGBTI community as well as protest the Religious Discrimination Bill and the corporatisation of Mardi Gras.
Pat O’Shane told a packed-out International Women’s Day celebration in Cairns about her lifetime of defiance against racism and authorities. Alex Bainbridge reports.
Climate activists protested amid the rainstorm outside a business summit at the Hyatt Regency to demand funding for climate solutions. Kerry Smith reports.
Protesters held a small but vocal protest outside a US Chamber of Commerce in Australia luncheon in February. Kerry Smith reports.
Anti-war networks called protests against the war in Ukraine, and against NATO expansionism, in several Australian cities on March 6, a global day of action.
Several hundred people protested to free the refugees imprisoned in the Park Hotel and Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation prisons. Andrea Bortoli reports.
Peace and anti-war groups came together in Sydney to join the global protest against Russia's war in Ukraine on March 6, reports Peter Boyle.
The rules-based order so admired by the Morrison government has a certain confected aura about it, argues William Briggs.
Labor opposition leader Anthony Albanese has described himself as “more Hawke or Howard and less Shorten”. Holy shit, writes Pat O'Shane.
Climate change has the potential to bring about an overall break-down in important ecological and social systems, including agriculture and food production. Alex Bainbridge reports.
Given the potential for Putin’s horrific war on Ukraine to grow, an understandable impulse is to frame him as ‘evil’ and a threat to us all. Aleks Wansbrough argues that this bolsters the narrative that West cannot accede to any of Putin’s demands, thereby dooming Ukraine to Putin’s violence.
Wage growth for workers is at an all-time low while the cost of living for ordinary people is steadily rising. Sue Bolton argues only way to lift wages is if unions go on the offensive and build confidence among workers to take industrial action — legal or illegal.
The federal government has announced a new funding package to increase strategic and scientific activities in Antarctica. Rupen Savoulian argues that while the funding will benefit science, geopolitical considerations are behind it.
Why cut academic cooperation between universities and academic institutions? Australian universities’ singling out of Russia has a note of self-indulgence to it, argues Binoy Kampmark.
An ACTU report, released just before International Women's Day, is a timely reminder of just how little respect the Coalition government has for the majority of women. Isaac Nellist reports.
Who isn’t disgusted by the obscene wealth of the oligarchs who support a war-making tyrant like Vladimir Putin? Peter Boyle argues we should be equally sickened by our 'own'.
The mass media plays a big role in reinforcing prejudices and limiting capacity for independent thought, argues William Briggs. It is happy to condemn Russia's war on Ukraine, as it should, but it downplays US and NATO's meddling and provocations.
The share of the money value workers produce with our labour — calculated as gross domestic product — was just 50% in the June quarter of last year. By contrast, the profit share of GDP has been steadily rising. Paul Oboohov reports.
Ukraine has an aging fleet of 15 reactors — two-thirds of which have now exceeded, or are at, their design life use-by date. This is fuelling concern in the current war, writes Dave Sweeney.
Several nuclear facilities in Ukraine have been attacked by the Russian military over the past fortnight — a nuclear research facility, two radioactive waste storage sites, the Chernobyl nuclear site, and the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, reports Jim Green.
A global campaign has been launched for the cancellation of Ukraine’s foreign debt, which stands at US$125 billion, reports Federico Fuentes.
Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has delivered many political presents to forces supporting the status quo of the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organization, reports Dick Nichols.
The newly inaugurated government of progressive President Xiomara Castro declared Honduras free of open-cut mining on February 28 to protect its environment, reports People's Dispatch.
Federico Fuentes spoke with Argentine Marxist economist Claudio Katz about the nature of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and what position anti-imperialists should take in the conflict.
A polluting gold mine in central Thailand, owned by Australian company Kingsgate that was closed by the government, has been allowed to reopen, reports Tim Ginty.
The roots of Russia's invasion of Ukraine go deep to various political and foreign policy developments, writes Vijay Prashad.
The Global Ecosocialist Network condemns modern war machines and dependence on fossil fuels.
Russian feminists have united against the occupation and war in Ukraine under the banner of Feminist Anti-War Resistance.
Charlie Kimber asked the Socialist Tendency of the Russian Federation for the latest news from the anti-war frontline.
Oscar Wilde’s poetry, life and battle against homophobia featured as part of Sydney Living Museum's Mardi Gras, ‘After Dark’ event, writes Rachel Evans.
A new poem, written on International Women’s Day. In the middle of the climate crisis. At the brink of another possible world war. By Jepke Goudsmit.
How does a person who feels they have failed in life face up to impending death? Peaceful delves into that question, with authenticity and outstanding performances, writes Barry Healy.
This somewhat unorthodox documentary reveals the paradoxical story of the element that builds all life, and yet may end it all, writes Annolies Truman.
Chris Slee reviews a new collection of articles dealing with the oppression of the Uyghurs and other predominantly Muslim minorities in China's Xinjiang province.
Neville Spencer reviews Alan Woods' excellent and readable history of philosophy, which is essential reading for students of Marxism.