Ground crew workers employed by Dubai National Air Travel Agency (dnata) called off a planned strike after reaching an in principle agreement on a new enterprise agreement. Jim McIlroy reports.
Frack Free WA protested outside the Hyatt Regency where a fracking conference was being held. Kerry Smith reports.
Thousands of childcare workers walked out across the country as part of their campaign for better pay and conditions. Jim McIlroy reports.
How to pressure federal Labor to drop its support for detention and boat turn-backs will be discussed at an upcoming refugee rights conference. Jonathan Strauss reports.
More than 2000 people rallied for permanent protection for refugees outside Parliament House. Luke Weyland reports.
Protesters rallied in Tweed Heads, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie on National Threatened Species Day. Kerry Smith reports.
Pressure is mounting on the NT Labor government to close Don Dale Youth Detention Centre sooner than it said it would. Stephen W Enciso reports.
Workers at Readings bookshops in Victoria are taking industrial action for a living wage, secure jobs and better working conditions. Isaac Nellist reports.
The Antipoverty Centre and the Australian Unemployed Workers’ Union have criticised the federal government for ignoring unemployed people and welfare recipients at the summit. Isaac Nellist reports
The Victoria Police’s use of capsicum spray at the October 2019 blockade of the International Mining and Resources Conference is being challenged in the Supreme Court of Victoria. Leo Crnogorcevic reports.
Foreign Minister Penny Wong has offered to fund the Solomon Islands elections, writes Binoy Kampmark. It was an offer that would irk any sovereign state.
The Pitch Black military exercises are one element in a series that tie Australia to US plans for retaining its regional military dominance in the face of China’s rise, writes Vince Scappatura.
The union movement faces big challenges in ensuring that any changes to bargaining extends workplace rights and protections. Sarah Hathway reports.
The Australian Greens' proposal for a two-year rent freeze is a workable and clear response to the housing crisis, writes Alex Bainbridge.
Josie Alec and Petrina Harley talk about the campaign to save the Burrup and oppose the Scarborough gas hub.
There is a big gap between the headlines and the reality facing skilled migrants trying to find employment in their profession. Khaled Ghannam reports.
The rising cost of living and the strain on public services mean Labor must junk its support for the Coalition's stage 3 tax cut policy, argues Mary Merkenich.
A year after Scott Morrison signed Australia up to the AUKUS “security” treaty, the United States and British partners are providing more information about the secretive weapons’ arrangement. Pip Hinman reports.
A rank-and-file ticket is contesting executive and council positions in the WA branch of the Australian Nursing Federation in late October. Chris Jenkins, who is part of it, reports.
The gender pay gap — a measurement of gender equality in the workplace — is growing. Andrea Bortoli reports.
Qantas received $2 billion in federal assistance — via the taxpayer — and still sacked 5000 employees. Binoy Kampmark argues its business model is in tatters.
Far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has used the bicentennial of Brazil’s Independence to ratchet up the heat in the country’s presidential election campaign, writes Federico Fuentes.
Right-wing groups ran a campaign of disinformation to undermine support for the “Yes” vote in Chile's constitutional referendum, reports Ana Zorita.
The mass movement in Sri Lanka mobilised more than a million people in revolt against the corrupt government of former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Susan Price reports.
Cuban scientists are racing to save the critically endangered Cuban crocodile — the world’s rarest, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) MP Semra Güzel, a 38-year-old medical doctor, became the latest elected representative of this major left-wing party to be jailed in Turkey, reports Peter Boyle.
After nearly two months in self-imposed exile, former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa returned to Sri Lanka on September 3, reports Janaka Biyanwila.
As Pakistan struggles to respond to catastrophic floods, calls are growing to demand the suspension of the country’s external debt repayments, reports Susan Price.
Vladyslav Starodubtsev, an activist with Ukrainian democratic socialist organisation Sotsialnyi Rukh (Social Movement), discusses the state of the war and its impact on progressive forces.
Anti*Capitalist Resistance activist Phil Hearse discusses the debates on the British left over Ukraine and the rise of the Enough is Enough cost of living campaign.
Barbara Pocock pays tribute to Barbara Ehrenreich, best known for her “classic of social justice literature”, Nickel and Dimed, who died on September 1.
Chris Slee reviews Zhun Xu's book on the history of China's agricultural collectivisation.