Activists have successfully prevented the eviction of a disability pensioner from his home — for now. Alex Bainbridge reports.
Brisbane City Council has charged Greens councillor Jonathan Sri in connection with a protest in the Queen Street Mall in September 2020. Alex Bainbridge reports.
The first “Fridays4Forests” protest outside NSW Parliament House was organised to highlight the plight of koalas and native forests. Kerry Smith reports.
Following the Fair Work Commission’s decision to raise the minimum wage, welfare groups are calling on the Labor government to immediately lift welfare payments above the poverty line. Isaac Nellist reports.
The Gomeroi people, farmers and climate activists have slammed Resources Minister Madeleine King’s push to fast-track the controversial Narrabri coal seam gas (CSG) project. Jim McIlroy reports.
Activists, unions and the new NSW Greens Senator David Shoebridge spoke at a public meeting on how to resist AUKUS and a war with China. Jim McIlroy reports.
Inner West Labor councillors voted to put a problematic demerger business case on public exhibition, against the wishes of Greens and Independent councillors who said it needed more work. Peter Boyle reports.
The Kurdish community and their supporters joined a global day of action against Turkey’s war on the Kurds. Chloe DS reports.
The suspension of the national electricity market points to the need to learn from the past. The whole idea of having an energy market for a commodity that everyone needs is a scam, argues Pip Hinman.
The Albanese government's plan to push ahead with the purchase of nuclear submarines as part of the AUKUS deal is an extraordinary waste, writes Peter Boyle.
A new judicial inquiry into gay and transgender hate crimes from 1970 to 2010 will look into the indifference of the NSW Police. Rachel Evans reports.
Indian-Australians and anti-racist supporters are continuing to organise against the Hindutva hate movement being promoted in Australia. Rachel Evans reports.
Confusingly, Labor's Defence Minister Richard Marles told the Shangri-la Dialogue that Australia needs a good relationship with China while also letting it be known he supports the United States' anti-China campaign. William Briggs reports.
The federal government will spend $48.6 billion on the military. This, we are told, is to keep us safe. But, as William Briggs argues, many are feeling decidedly unsafe. Our fear is real as we wonder how to keep warm, pay the bills and keep a roof over our heads?
Labor has said it will work with local communities “on better local solutions” to the cashless debit card, leaving it a little ambiguous. Alex Bainbridge argues that all income management needs to stop.
As our world spirals toward the catastrophe of nuclear war, there has never been a greater need for a new global balancing and a rejection of great power war, exploitation and aggression, writes Kate Hudson.
Pedro Castillo came to power on a leftist platform with the support of Peru’s poorest people. In response, anti-democratic forces and their powerful capitalist backers have dedicated themselves to ousting Castillo ever since, writes Ben Radford.
Algeria has suspended its treaty of “friendship, good-neighbourliness and cooperation” with Spain due to its public acceptance of Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara, writes Dick Nichols.
Reihana Mohideen explains why the May 9 Philippine elections represented a consolidation of the power of political dynasties and clans in the country and the left's call for a “broad, united front” against the result.
Some claim the fighting in Ukraine is nothing more than a “proxy war” between Washington and Moscow. On this basis, they deny Ukrainians their right to self-determination and self-defence. This view is mistaken, argue Geoff Mirelowitz and Argiris Malapanis.
US President Joe Biden is attempting to recreate a unipolar world dominated by the US, first by defeating Russia and then China. Anti-war forces should be demanding a negotiated settlement with Russia now, thwarting Biden’s imperial goals, argues Barry Sheppard.
A Bolivian court has found Jeanine Áñez and former police and military chiefs guilty for their role in crimes committed during the coup against then-president Evo Morales in November 2019, reports Peoples Dispatch.
By any objective measure, the ninth Summit of the Americas, hosted by the United States in Los Angeles from June 6–10, was a failure, writes Ian Ellis-Jones.
The first flight from Britain to Rwanda filled with asylum seekers will, unless the Court of Appeal rules otherwise, take off on June 14, writes Binoy Kampmark.
Despite ongoing protests, shortages, 40% inflation and a historic debt default, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says he will finish his term. His statement comes amid a wave of mass arrests of peaceful protestors, reports Janaka Biyanwila.
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Jim McIlroy reviews The Catastrophe of Ukrainian Capitalism, which tackles the reality of modern Ukraine, providing essential background to the political and economic state of the country in the lead up to Russia’s invasion.
Julian Assange is being held at Belmarsh, Britain’s most secure and infamous prisons, and crushed by judicial procedure. But, as Ithaka shows, in his supporters, he has some vestigial reminders of a life outside, writes Binoy Kampmark.
“Keep Community Strong” has been chosen as the theme for 3CR’s annual fundraising Radiothon. Throughout June, 3CR is are asking listeners and supporters to make a donation, writes Rachel Kirby.
Denis Rogatyuk reviews Latin American Extractivism, a compilation of articles analysing the political economy of resource nationalism and policies of natural resource extraction by left-wing and right-wing governments in the region.