National Tertiary Education Union members at the University of Sydney are gearing up for a 24-hour strike as part of their push for an improved enterprise agreement. Jim McIlroy reports.
The New South Wales Coalition government’s forced amalgamation of councils looks set to become an election issue. Peter Boyle reports.
Town and country united in a Keep Councils Local rally at NSW parliament, where speakers called on the Coalition government to act. Video by Peter Boyle.
A large number of climate groups supported an emergency protest following Labor's deficient climate bill passed through federal parliament. Rachel Evans reports.
Despite opposition from trade unions, legal and human rights organisations, Victoria's Labor government passed a new draconian law to criminalise environment protesters. Sarah Hathway reports.
The AUKUS nuclear submarine deal undermines nuclear non-proliferation, warned anti-war activist Nick Deane at the Sydney Hiroshima Day rally. Video by Peter Boyle.
Appallingly, women who have made history make up just 1% of all of Victoria’s statues. Darren Saffin argues why it is important to support a statue of feminist unionist Zelda D'Aprano.
Respected First Nations activist Reverend Ray Minniecon believes the people of Maralinga should be remembered alongside the victims of the 1945 nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Video by Peter Boyle.
A community campaign is calling on the state and federal governments to save the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence and its mostly Indigenous employees. Rachel Evans reports.
The Australian Anti-AUKUS Coalition is coordinating a nationwide media statement against AUKUS, writes Bevan Ramsden.
NSW Greens Senator David Shoebridge has called on the federal government to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Peter Boyle reports.
Gatherings marked the anniversary of the US bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, calling on Labor to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, scrap AUKUS and bring Julian Assange home. Kerry Smith reports.
Climate activists rallied to send a message to the Labor government that its recently legislated target of 43% emissions cuts by 2030 is not enough to avert catastrophic climate change. Peter Boyle reports.
Sydney's Hiroshima Day rally called on the Anthony Albanese Labor government to scrap the AUKUS nuclear-powered submarines deal and sign the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Peter Boyle reports.
The latest Green Left Show features Ben Pennings and Sam Wainwright on the government's climate bill and 43% emissions reduction target.
The stresses on students to search for help to maintain their grades has risen under the pandemic and as a result of university cuts. Binoy Kampmark reports on how educational “services” are capitalising.
Claims that Labor’s 43% climate emissions bill will bring “an end to the climate wars” are wrong: it will make it harder to ensure a safe climate with a just transition for workers, argues Alex Bainbridge.
A bill to enshrine 10 days of paid family violence leave is the result of more than a decade of campaigns by women, unions and activists. Adele Welsh reports.
Capitalism is in crisis and new Labor Treasurer Jim Chalmers has offered little by way of analysis and even less optimism, argues William Briggs.
Labor’s move to scrap the Cashless Debit Card is welcomed, but it must also abandon the paternalistic Basics Card, which largely affects those living in the NT. Alex Salmon reports.
There is a stigma associated with detransitioning, when someone takes a step to halt or reverse one or all aspects of their transition. Adelaide discusses their experience.
A United Nations' committee investigating torture in places of detention will be conducting its first visit to Australia in October. Paul Gregoire explains what it was likely to encounter.
The Yazidi Justice Committee released a damning report in July on the complicity of various governments in the Islamic State genocide against the Yezidi. Peter Boyle reports.
Western weapons, money and political support sustain and prolong Israel’s settler-colonial persecution of the Palestinian people and ensure that the blood keeps flowing, writes Ali Abunimah.
Socialist Taras Bilous argues that calls for diplomacy mean nothing unless they take account of negotiating positions, concrete concessions, and the willingness of the parties to adhere to any signed agreement.
Extensive efforts are underway in Cuba to control a major fire that broke out at an oil storage facility in the city of Matanzas, reports Tanupriya Singh.
Renfrey Clarke presents an analysis of the balance of forces in Russia's war on Ukraine and argues that urgent international negotiations are needed to secure the survival of an independent Ukrainian state.
The catastrophe in Afghanistan is an indictment of imperialism and the United States’ vengeful approach to its withdrawal a year ago, writes William Briggs.
Four Kentucky police officers have been arrested and charged over the shooting death of 26-year-old Breonna Taylor, following a two-year campaign, reports Malik Miah.
The intensification of the US blockade of Cuba, combined with the downturn in tourism as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, has caused big shortages of food, medicine, fuel and electricity, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
Indiana has become the first state in the United States to pass extreme abortion restrictions since the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs Wade, reports Common Dreams.
The Sri Lankan government has begun escalating its repression against the popular movement that removed former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa from office, reports Janaka Biyanwila.