Thousands of teachers and support staff in Catholic schools around New South Wales and the ACT went on strike for 24 hours for better pay and conditions. Jim Mcllroy reports.
Activists discussed the opportunities for climate action, workers’ rights and social justice under a Labor government. Isaac Nellist reports.
The NSW Public Service Association is the latest union to challenge the New South Wales government’s 2.5% wage cap. Steve O'Brien reports.
Refugee rights activists discussed the Labor government’s contradictory refugee policy at a recent forum. Chris Slee reports.
Detainees on 501s continue to be forcibly flown from Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation centre to Christmas Island detention centre. Chloe DS reports.
The Victorian Coroners Court has just completed public hearings in a coronial inquest into the death of Gunditjmara, Dja Dja Wurrung, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta woman Veronica Nelson. Chris Slee reports.
A teachers association has called on the Labor government to scrap the AUKUS nuclear submarine contract. Kerry Smith reports.
Activists protested outside Prime Minister Anthony Albanese's Marrickville office, asking him to “Make Julian Assange’s freedom top priority”. Rachel Evans reports.
The Greens advance in the federal election is a welcome development with a potential to change politics in this country, argues Alex Bainbridge.
When it comes to the business of politicising the right to asylum, no country jettisons the key principles of international law better than Australia, argues Binoy Kampmark.
Labor has no right to ride the wave of sympathy for the Murugappan family while it turns back boats at sea in contravention of the UN Charter, argues Janet Parker.
The campaign to soften Peter Dutton's image has little hope against his record in government of building the new surveillance state. Ugur Nedim reports.
Following the passage of Voluntary Assisted Dying through the NSW parliament, Suzanne James speaks with advocates Shayne Higson and Greg Connell.
China has crossed some imaginary line by seeking to develop mutually advantageous relationships with Pacific Island nations. William Briggs reports.
Unions NSW passed an anti-nuclear submarine motion at its general meeting in April. Kerry Smith reports.
Greens campaign manager: Brisbane Greenslide demonstrates power of combining social and electoral organising
At the heart of the Brisbane Greenslide was a strategy of combining electoral campaigning with social organising. Australian Greens’ Griffith campaign manager Liam Flenady outlines how they laid the groundwork for this breakthrough victory by the radical left.
Thousands of Israeli settlers stormed the al-Aqsa mosque in occupied East Jerusalem on May 29 during the so-called annual “March of the Flags”, held to celebrate Israeli occupation of the city, reports Peoples' Dispatch.
Turkish police arrested 170 protesters around Istanbul’s Taksim Square on May 31, as crowds gathered to mark the 9th anniversary of the nationwide anti-government demonstrations that began in nearby Gezi Park, reports Medya News.
The United States is aggressively seeking to revive its waning hegemonic role in the Asia-Pacific. In response, the following joint statement was issued by the Party of the Labouring Masses (Philippines), the Socialist Party of Malaysia and the Working People's Association (Indonesia).
In the run-up to June’s parliamentary elections, the political atmosphere in France has been transformed by a new left alliance, the New Popular Ecological and Social Union, reports John Mullen.
Leftist candidates Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez won 40.3% of the vote in Colombia's election and will head to the second round against Rodolfo Hernández and Marelen Castillo from the Anti-Corruption League, reports Michele de Mello.
In a government that has lost its popular mandate, Ranil Wickramasinghe, former prime minister from the opposition United National Party, has offered his services to rescue Sri Lanka's regime, reports Janaka Biyanwila.
The mass shooting of students and teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas has brought the issue of gun control and racism to the world’s attention again, reports Malik Miah.
Cuba is one step closer to legalising same-sex marriage, strengthening women’s sexual and reproductive rights and guaranteeing the equitable distribution of domestic and care work in its draft new family code, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
Andrea Bortoli reviews Asylum! A socialist view of the refugee crisis — a timely pamphlet that provides an overview of the current refugee crisis.
Barry Healy reviews a new "fly-on-the-wall" documentary about the life of Alexei Navalny, following his sensational poisoning by Russian government agents in 2020.
Barry Healy reviews two Swiss films showing the country's extraordinary history of radical personal and political struggle.
Barry Healy reviews The Last Execution, set in the former German Democratic Republic.
Mat Ward takes a look back at May's political news and the best new music that related to it.
Barry Healy reviews a new crime series revolving around the struggles of the Navajo Tribal Police in Monument Valley, Arizona.
Barry Healy reviews a new series is set in the British National Health Service, which is reeling from neoliberal funding cuts.