A bill seeking to give the ACT and Northern Territory rights to legislate their own laws, including on voluntary assisted dying, is scheduled to go to the Senate. Suzanne James reports.
The New South Wales Supreme Court is hearing a challenge that aims to overturn NSW Police fines against protesters during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jim McIlroy reports.
Thousands of NSW Nurses and Midwives Association members went on strike for the third time this year to push for safe nurse-to-patient ratios and a pay rise. Jim McIlroy reports.
Marking a year since they reoccupied land near Adani’s Carmichael coal mine, the Wangan and Jagalingou people in Queensland held a Waddananggu. Coral Wynter and Steffi Leedham report.
New South Wales nurses and midwives took strike action across the state for mandated safe nurse-to-patient ratios and better pay and conditions. Kerry Smith reports.
Charles Sturt University will repay millions in unpaid wages to current and former casual staff, in a life-changing win for casual employees. Susan Price reports.
The NSW local government minister's support for Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council to demerge opens the way for other councils to deamalgamate. Pip Hinman reports.
Fisherfolk and environmentalists say knowingly damaging the oceans for the sake of outdated and unnecessary fossil fuel exploration is wrong. Darrin Saffin reports.
The Medical Board of Australia is trying to censor remote general practitioner and emergency doctor David Berger for his views on how to manage the pandemic. Robert Austin Henry reports.
Under a new umbrella — Public Sector Alliance — government workers in Western Australia are determined to break WA Labor’s wages cap policy. Janet Parker reports.
While university managements are boasting huge surpluses, they are refusing to make their largely casualised staff permanent and award them pay rises. Binoy Kampmark reports.
Senator Jordon Steele-John has accused Labor of failing to draw on the expertise of the lived experience of disability advocates and fears that mistakes will be repeated. Nova Sobieralski and Zoe Wing report.
Labor’s review of Australia’s defence capability is likely to continue the same big spending on offensive weapons and make the Asia-Pacific an increasingly dangerous place, argues William Briggs.
Early childcare workers are going on strike for better pay and urgent action on staff shortages, reports Jacob Andrewartha.
Improving and expanding the existing electric vehicle network must not be overlooked in the discussion about solutions to the climate emergency, argues Andrew Chuter.
Julian Assange’s legal team are challenging the British court's view that it would not be an abuse of process to extradite him to the United States, on the basis that Assange is being prosecuted for his political opinions. Binoy Kampmark reports.
São Paulo socialist councillor Luana Alves talks about the coming elections in Brazil.
No other British prime minister is as lionised to the point of deification as Winston Churchill. Rupen Savoulian looks behind the cult of personality.
Former Brazilian President Luíz Inácio “Lula” da Silva is now in the lead in the polls ahead of the first round of Brazil’s presidential election to be held on October 2, reports Vijay Prashad.
Ahead of Colombian President Gustavo Petro’s inauguration, US Republican Senator Ted Cruz railed about the “acute dangers to American national security” posed by leftist governments in Latin America, reports Ana Zorita.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s government is looking for a deal with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime to eliminate the Kurds in Rojava. Peter Boyle reports.
Green Left's Alex Bainbridge speaks to Renfrey Clarke about former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev and his legacy.
Around 5000 people attended the radical left summer school of the France Insoumise (FI), held at the end of August at Valence in the South of France, reports John Mullen.
Floods have devastated Pakistan, affecting millions of people and incurring huge economic losses. Farooq Tariq provides a briefing on the disaster and an appeal for funds.
West Papuan human rights activists have condemned the killings of four West Papuans in the Pigapu-Logopon Village in the Mimika Regency on August 22, reports Susan Price.
The FBI raid on former United States President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida has put the spotlight back on the nefarious Espionage Act, reports Barry Sheppard.
Ukrainian agricultural expert Mykhailo Amosov talks about the devastating impact of Russia's invasion on Ukraine’s agricultural sector, and the link between the war and the fight against climate change.
Enguerran Carrier talks about his documentary that focuses on a volunteer battalion comprised of leftists from Ukraine and Belarus who have taken up arms against the Russian invasion.
The Shadow of the Day is a study in miniature of the Italian Fascist era’s stifling atmosphere and the costs of personal survival. Barry Healy reviews.
Hans Baer reviews Living Democracy: An ecological manifesto for the end of the world as we know it.
Mat Ward looks back at August's political news and the best new music that related to it.
Unionists gathered to launch Sam Wallman's graphic novel, which uses "art as a tool of class struggle", reports Andrew Chuter.