Supporters of free speech and whistleblowers gathered outside the Tasmanian Parliament to mark Julian Assange’s birthday. Jo Errey reports.
Thousands of people rallied and marched around Australia on July 1 and 2 in solidarity with the United States campaign to defend abortion rights. Kerry Smith reports.
Teachers demanded better pay and conditions at state-wide rally, describing their workload as "beyond unsustainable", reports Niko Leka.
Thousands rallied and marched on July 2 in solidarity with the United States campaign to defend abortion rights after the Supreme Court overturned the historic Roe v Wade ruling.
Alex Bainbridge reports that more than 2000 people marched through winter rain on July 1 to protest the United States' Supreme Court overturning of abortion rights.
More than 20,000 teachers marched to New South Wales Parliament to demand a pay rise and better teaching conditions. Jim McIlroy reports.
The second Darling/Baaka River convoy to highlight unsustainable water-sharing plans and ungoverned water-trading practices was organised in early May. Mark Merritt reports.
Public and private school teachers took strike action across NSW for better pay and conditions and for an end to the cost–cutting mess in schools. Peter Boyle reports.
Nurses are leaving the profession in droves and the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed us to breaking point. Abigail Humphreys provides context to union members' decision to reject the 3% pay offer.
Four hundred people rallied outside the US Consulate to protest the United States Supreme Court decision to strike down the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling. Alex Salmon reports.
More than 100 protesters defied police to stop traffic in the CBD on June 27 for just under an hour at 8am as part of Blockade Australia’s (BA) week of climate action. Rachel Evans reports.
Activists marched in Sydney for LGBTIQ rights and to mark 44 years since the first Mardi Gras protest, reports Hamish Jonathan.
There is strong evidence that property developers had significant involvement in the lobby group pushing for the Metro plan. Andrew Chuter and Jim McIlroy report.
Hundreds of people rallied for LGBTIQ rights calling on the Labor government not to bring back a version of the Coalition’s religious discrimination bill. Alex Bainbridge reports.
Rallies have been called in response to the US Supreme Court overturning Roe v Wade. Join a protest in your city.
The NATO Summit has just ended in Madrid and the danger of a global war has become greater. William Briggs argues that NATO’s 2022 Strategic Concept takes us to a future where the unthinkable is being considered.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese pledged his government’s support to the United States war alliance and the new “transformed” North Atlantic Treaty Organization. William Briggs reports.
The right to decide whether or not to have children is fundamental. Kamala Emanuel argues that those who say they want to ban abortion out of concern for women are having themselves on.
Where do we draw the line when deciding who has an “unfair” advantage in elite sports, asks Mary Merkenich?
The far right needs to be politically defeated, not banned, writes Jacob Andrewartha.
Ending deportations will be the real character test for the new Labor government, writes Janet Parker.
Gideon Polya writes that free speech faltered and falsehood triumphed at the University of Melbourne, after the student union was forced to withdraw a motion condemning apartheid Israel.
The Reserve Bank of Australia has made clear it would rather make life much harder for workers — even if it means tanking the economy — than touch record-high corporate profits. Fred Fuentes reports.
First Nations people have historically been excluded from Australian universities. Even so-called “sandstone universities” were built on a foundation of invasion, genocide and land theft, writes Markela Panegyres.
Dick Nichols responds to political dissident and author Noam Chomsky's recent comments on the war in Ukraine published in Green Left.
Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets across Central and Latin America on June 25 to celebrate the gains made by LGBTIQ activists and demand further change, reports Ben Radford.
Renfrey Clarke asks who really set the stage for the war and finds the answer in the aggressive military pressure exerted in the region by the United States and NATO.
Two miles away from the Summit of the Americas, the Peoples Summit was held to build international solidarity, social justice and show that another world is possible, reports Rick Sterling.
Four years after the signing of the US-Ghana defence cooperation agreement, Vijay Prashad spoke with Kwesi Pratt, a journalist and leader of the Socialist Movement of Ghana, about its consequences.
The United States has been tightening a noose around Beijing for the past decade and a half, writes William Briggs.
Fires swept through large rural areas of New Mexico in April and May, destroying farms, ranches, homesteads and vast stretches of mountain forest, reports Bill Nevins.
The decision by the right-wing of the US Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade is a direct attack on a woman’s right to control her own body, write Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.
Alex Salmon reviews Elvis, Baz Luhrmann’s new biopic which explores the life and music of the global cultural icon known as the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll”.
Mat Ward looks back at June's political news and the best new music that related to it.
Stephen Coates reviews Fue Golpe, which chronicles the coup that unfolded in Bolivia in November 2019 against the country’s elected president Evo Morales and the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) government.
Barry Healy reviews Shadow, a new film by Geelong's Back to Back theatre company, which humorously and creatively explodes conventional assumptions about people with disabilities.
The link between the entertainment industry and the military industrial complex has never been more evident than in the promotion of the latest offering in the Top Gun franchise, writes Binoy Kampmark.
Tamara Pearson spoke to Xun Sero, a filmmaker from Mexico’s southern Chiapas state on the release of his new film, Mamá, which premiered in Mexico this month.
Derek Wall reviews Leigh Bloomfield's new documentary, a fly-on-the-wall, reality TV-style narrative of the April 2019 Extinction Rebellion uprising that shut down much of central London.