Thousands of NSW nurses and midwives struck for 24 hours on March 31 as part of their ongoing campaign for safe nurse-patient ratios in public hospitals, report Jim McIlroy and Niko Leka.
Jim McIlroy reports on a snap protest held just a day after the NSW Legislative Assembly rushed through laws that make disrupting roads and transport and industrial facilities punishable by up to two years’ jail.
Socialist Alliance candidate for the Geelong seat of Corio Sue Bull says the one-off $250 cost-of-living payment for pensioners and others struggling to survive on welfare was "an insult".
Supporters and members launched the Socialist Alliance election campaigns for the Victorian Senate and the seats of Corio and Wills. Jacob Andrewartha and Sarah Hathway report.
Refugee rights protesters gathered outside the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation to demand the detainees’ freedom. Chris Slee, Andrea Bortoli and Chloe DS report.
Five hundred people called on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to implement changes to stop gendered and domestic violence against women. Niko Leka reports.
Socialist Alliance candidate for Leichhardt Pat O’Shane went on a listening tour of Zenadth Kes (Torres Strait). Kerry Smith reports.
Thirteen-year-old Lismore school student Ella O'Dwyer-Oshlack gave a powerful speech criticising the PM for climate denialism at the School Strike 4 Climate. Pip Hinman reports.
Aged care industry workers rallied in Western Australia, South Australia and Queensland in support of better pay and conditions and for improved staffing in the sector. Barry Healy reports.
As is always the case, there was plenty of money for corporate welfare and war but peanuts for social justice and the environment in this year's budget, write Peter Boyle.
Climate change threatens the life and habitability of our planet and, right now, the eastern part of Australia is witnessing this first-hand. Alejandro Aleman reports
The federal government’s cruelty towards refugees should be a critical issue in the federal election. Green Left asked Sue Bolton about the recent deal with New Zealand and the differences, if any, between the major parties on refugee policies.
Slick TV ads are part of the new wave of war propaganda to justify a bloody “Aussie” arms export dream, argues Peter Boyle.
There are a whole lot of things that can be done to ease the cost of living pressures on households, argues Kamala Emanuel. It is a complete con to think that all we can possibly hope for is a tiny little one-off bonus.
Green Left asked Rachel Evans, who is part of the NSW Senate ticket for Socialist Alliance, about some of the critical issues in the coming federal election.
Less than three weeks after saying the rules-based international order allows "sovereign nations to pursue their interests free from coercion”, the PM warned the Solomon Islands not to take this idea too far, writes William Briggs.
As residents along Australia’s east coast were smashed by unprecedented floods, the PM was talking up the need for more submarines, missiles and other military hardware, writes Dave Holmes.
Ukrainian socialist group Social Movement has criticised president Volodymyr Zelensky for banning 11 political parties and undermining labour rights, saying the actions risk undermining resistance to Russia's invasion, writes Federico Fuentes.
Cuba has been revitalising its energy sector for the past 25 years, reports Ian Ellis-Jones. The result has been a rise in efficiency and a significant reduction in emissions.
A US$1.2 billion contract between Google, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the Israeli government provides cloud services for the Israeli apartheid state to spy on Palestinians, reports Ramzy Baroud.
The outpouring of support for Ukrainian refugees contrasts with the brutality shown to those fleeing wars in Africa and the Middle East, writes Rupen Savoulian.
The murder of Corsican nationalist hero Yvan Colonna sparked huge demonstrations on the island and renewed calls for self-determination, reports Dick Nichols.
The British-based Ukrainian Solidarity Campaign is publishing weekly reports by Marko Bojcun on the war in Ukraine. This is his first instalment, written on March 26.
The New Democratic Party’s rightward move was fully cemented recently when it signed a cooperation agreement with the ruling pro-capitalist Liberal party, reports Jeff Shantz.
The Inner West Disability Pride Fest returns to Newtown, reports Kerry Smith.
Do you think there's no good protest music these days? Mat Ward says it's always been out there - it's just a bit difficult to find
Comic impersonator, poet and activist, Helchild, is back with another riotous show at the 2022 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, writes Darren Saffin.
Ukrainian writer, journalist, artist and photographer Yevgenia Belorusets has been documenting Russia’s invasion of Ukraine from inside Kyiv since February 24, reports Susan Price.
Well-known Indigenous photojournalist Barbara McGrady's Deadly Sports Heroes photo exhibition was launched in Glebe on March 26, reports Jim McIlroy.
The Party is a detailed and lively account of the history of the CPA from its heyday in the early 1940s, to 1970 and its later Euro-Communist period, writes Jim McIlroy.
Chris Slee reviews a recent book exploring the rise and fall of workers' power in China.