More than 100 members of Western Australia’s Tigrayan community marched on July 8 to protest the war being waged against Tigray since November 2020. Alex Salmon reports.
Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus' decision to drop the prosecution of Bernard Collaery has been widely welcomed. Kerry Smith reports.
Human rights activist Stephen Langford has finally been acquitted of “malicious damage” for pasting of the words of Governor Lachlan Macquarie on his statue in Hyde Park. Jim McIlroy reports.
The New South Wales Rail, Tram and Bus Union is continuing to take industrial action over concerns regarding passenger safety and members' jobs, Jim McIlroy writes.
Activists tried to deliver a petition to Minister Tony Burke, calling for no suspensions for the first three months of the new employment system. Isaac Nellist reports.
A new agreement between the Transport Workers Union and Uber means food delivery and rideshare drivers will have safer, fairer working conditions and dispute procedures. Jim McIlroy reports.
Had the farcical prosecution of former ACT Attorney General Bernard Collaery gone on, all suspicions about a legal system slanted in favour of the national security state would have been answered, argues Binoy Kampmark.
Rachel Evans argues that progressives need to resist the draconian police repression of peaceful climate activists, because no matter climate activists’ tactics, the state is intent on criminalising dissent.
NSW Greens MLC Abigail Boyd discusses the increasingly draconian anti-protest laws in that state.
The AUKUS security partnership, announced last September, has muddied the pool of non-proliferation. Binoy Kampmark reports.
Backed by big business, mining companies and billionaires, Labor and the Coalition spent millions of dollars on political advertising to win votes, according to a new report by The Australia Institute. Isaac Nellist reports.
The Labor government is pushing ahead with a new debt-collecting system and a points-based mutual obligations system, despite welfare groups advising that both will harm job seekers. Paul Gregoire reports.
Phil Sutton liked to define the big picture goals and “backcast”, instead of forecast, what would be needed to get there from here. Ben Courtice reflects on his contribution to the climate change movement.
Sweden's Left Party (Vänsterpartiet) released a statement opposing the deal with Turkey to clear the way for Sweden's membership of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
NATO has given the Turkish state the green light for genocide against the Kurds, after the deal struck between Turkey, Sweden and Finland, reports Peter Boyle.
NATO’s hawkish Madrid meeting booked the political benefits from Putin’s Ukraine invasion to the account of the imperialist power that stood to gain most from it — the US, reports Dick Nichols.
Grenada’s centre-left opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) party won the general elections held in the Caribbean country on June 23, reports People's Dispatch.
About 30,000 people, including more than 100 international guests, attended the 5th Congress of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) in Ankara, Turkey on July 3, reports Peter Boyle.
Norwegian left party Rødt (Red Party) MP Tobias Drevland Lund outlines the reaction in Norway to Russia’s war of aggression and the prospects for a progressive and sustainable security infrastructure in Europe.
'Don't throw Kurds under the bus for NATO membership': An open letter to the ambassadors of Sweden and Finland
Academic and Australian Kurdish solidarity activist John Tully responds to the announcement that Sweden and Finland struck a deal with Turkey to betray the Kurds for NATO membership.
Peter Boyle reflects on the achievements of the Rojava revolution in north and east Syria, which continues in the face of great adversity to inspire activists around the world.
A United Nations meeting in Vienna mapped out a plan for participating states to “free the world” of nuclear weapons, reports Pip Hinman.
The United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) announced on April 26 that they had set up an office in the US embassy in Lusaka, Zambia, reports Vijay Prashad. There are fears that it is only a matter of time until this is transformed into a full-scale US military base.
One of the gains of Cuba's revolutionary process has been the high level of participation of women in political and public life, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
Muslim leaders accused of participating in and stirring protest against Islamophobic attacks in India are having their homes bulldozed by Hindu nationalist authorities in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, reports Binoy Kampmark.
On the heels of its decision to overturn 50 years of abortion rights and blunt the Environmental Protection Agency, the United States Supreme Court has announced it will take up a case that could upend the country’s electoral laws, reports Malik Miah.
The full implications of the United States Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe vs Wade are just beginning to be understood, writes Barry Sheppard.
The United States Supreme Court has been frantically busy of late, striking down law and legislation with an almost crazed, ideological enthusiasm, writes Binoy Kampmark.
In a 6‒3 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled on June 30 against the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions, report Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.
Kamala Emanuel reviews Nils Melzer's highly readable book, which offers a wealth of information on the ongoing persecution and torture of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.