The Federal Court will travel to the Tiwi Islands to take evidence from Traditional Owners on Country who oppose the approval of Santos’ Barossa Gas Project. Rebecca Parker reports.
Geelong Women Unionists Network (GWUN) partnered with Geelong Regional Libraries to host a forum titled “Patriarchy, Privilege and Power”. Adele Welsh reports.
Staff and students picketed the University of Sydney in their fourth strike day this year in support of a fair enterprise agreement. Jim McIlroy reports.
Communities from across the Bellarine Peninsula want the environment preserved. Chris Cherry reports.
Seven thousand public workers rallied outside the Western Australian Parliament House to demand a 5% pay rise. Alex Salmon reports.
The University of Melbourne Student Union recently passed a second motion condemning Israeli apartheid and urging support for the Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions movement against the “settler colonial apartheid state”, after a first had to be rescinded. Gideon Polya reports.
Darwin activist Justin Tutty faced court on August 15 after trying to draw attention to the self-harm crisis at Don Dale Youth Detention Centre by sitting in Northern Territory families minister Kate Worden’s office. Stephen W Enciso reports.
The fallout from the former deputy Premier John Barilaro’s attempt to snare a plum New York trade commissioner job continues with damning new revelations almost every week. Jim McIlroy reports.
Next Generation has been trying to build a huge incinerator in Western Sydney for several years, but has hit a determined community campaign. Rachel Evans reports.
Peace Action Meanjin disrupted a science, technology, engineering and math education and defence conference to call for weapons companies to be banned from primary and secondary schools. Kerry Smith reports.
More than 100 protesters stood in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza, chanting “Free Free Palestine” and “From the River to the Sea”. Isaac Nellist reports.
As the CBA announces billions in after-tax profits, workers are denied wage rises to keep up with inflation and many will be squeezed by interest rate hikes. Peter Boyle argues that the bank should be taken back into public ownership and run as a not-for-profit service.
Paul Keating has rejected the Greens' criticism that Labor adopted neoliberalism. Alex Bainbridge argues that Labor's policies on superannuation and Medicare are examples of user-pays systems that privilege the well-off.
The revelation that Scott Morrison ran a shadow government has caused consternation. But, as Binoy Kampmark argues, it's all legal under Australia's antiquated system.
The crisis in public education will not be solved by pitting teachers against each other or outsourcing responsibility for graduates' jobs. Mary Merkenich argues for greater funding for smaller classes and more teachers on fair wages.
Greens Senator Lidia Thorpe is challenging the federal government to answer how its Voice to Parliament plan will deliver First Nations peoples sovereignty. Paul Gregoire reports.
The aggressive questioning of China’s ambassador Xiao Qian’s presentation to the National Press Club showed how the bourgeois media stirs animosity towards China. William Briggs reports.
Driven by greater and greater workloads due to widespread staff shortages, teachers in the underfunded NSW school system are speaking out. Ben Radford reports.
To increase the supply of goods, especially food, Cuba is allowing more foreign investment in local wholesale and retail trade for the first time since 1959, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
Frustrated by its inability to get support for a full-scale invasion, Turkey has escalated its killer drone attacks and shelling of border cities and towns in Rojava, reports Peter Boyle.
The international campaign in solidarity with Ukrainian workers against new draconian anti-worker laws is growing, reports Federico Fuentes.
As Turkey escalates its military attacks on the Kurds, ahead of a possible full-scale invasion of North and East Syria — the region known as Rojava — the Kurdistan National Congress (KNK) issued an urgent call for a no-fly zone, reports ANF English.
African People’s Socialist Party (APSP) leaders’ homes and offices were violently raided by the United States Federal Bureau of Inestigation (FBI) on July 29, reports Malik Miah.
West Papua's road to independence was disrupted 60 years ago, on August 15, with the signing of the infamous New York Agreement, a deal between the Netherlands and Indonesia over Papuan sovereignty, writes Yamin Kagoya.
For Narendra Modi's regime, the 75th anniversary of India’s independence is an opportunity to distort and rewrite history in the service of its own agenda, writes CPIML (Liberation).
Thousands of people took the streets across Brazil on August 11 in defence of democracy, amid fears that far-right President Jair Bolsonaro may attempt a coup if he fails to be reelected in October, reports Ana Zorita.
In Rojhelat, also known as Eastern Kurdistan, there has been a renewed push by Iran’s clerical regime to tie the Kurdish resistance to foreign powers, namely Israel, reports Marcel Cartier.
Gustavo Petro became the first left-wing president in the history of Colombia on August 7, reports People's Dispatch.
Binoy Kampmark reports that the current European drought is estimated to be the worst in 500 years.
According to director, Clare Watson, The Glass Menagerie “is an indictment on American Capitalism that rings out with alarming urgency to our times”. Barry Healy reviews.
Melbourne-based labour historian, Phillip Deery recently launched Karen Throssell's book The Crime of Not Knowing Your Crime, about her father Ric Throssell's lifelong battle with ASIO to clear his name.
Aaron Monopoli visits the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam and discovers the story of the Vietnam War — as told by a people resisting colonialism and imperialist invasion.
Bill Nevins reviews TJ English’s enthralling new book, Dangerous Rhythms: Jazz and the Underworld, the story of how jazz and organised crime evolved side-by-side in the United States.
Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus introduces seven new books for people who know that the point is to change the world.
Delmar Terblanch reviews Prey, an authentic, collaboratively-told story of warriors in the Comanche nation — and a prequel to the 1980s' blockbuster, Predator.