CFMEU members employed by giant plasterboard manufacturer Knauf have been picketing the company’s Port Melbourne factory in support of their claim for a pay rise and permanent contacts. Chris Slee reports.
Hundreds participated in a multi-faceted protest outside the Land Forces weapons expo over October 4–6. Alex Bainbridge reports.
Socialist Alliance’s “deep reach” in the north west of Melbourne was reflected at the launch of its election campaign. Chloe DS reports.
All charges against Mali Cooper relating to Blockade Australia climate protests in June have been dropped. Alex Bainbridge reports.
Nature Conservation Council CEO Jacqui Mumford said while the federal environment minister Tanya Plibersek’s promise to halt extinctions is an “encouraging step”, more needs to be done. Kerry Smith reports.
The first day of the Ecosocialism 2022 conference brought together many activists involved in climate, union and solidarity campaigns in Newcastle. Niko Leka reports.
Activists called on Tanya Plibersek to stop logging old-growth forest, the habitat for the endangered Tasmanian masked owl. Jesse Holly reports.
The lack of progress on enterprise agreement negotiations is why workers at Hydro Tasmania are taking strike action the Communications, Electrical and Plumbing Union said. Kerry Smith reports.
A new report has found that “overwhelming numbers” are “struggling with high rents and large rent increases, with profound impacts for their health”. Isaac Nellist reports.
The Canterbury-Bankstown Council unanimously supported a motion condemning “anti-Palestinianism” on September 29. Khaled Ghannam reports.
Residents are fighting back against to the New South Wales government plans to demolish 749 public homes in Waterloo South. Andrew Chuter reports.
A more climate-friendly federal government does not give Victoria an excuse to become complacent, argues Anna Langford.
The Anthony Albanese Labor government is holding a parliamentary inquiry into how Australia decides whether or not to go to war. Why not let the people decide? Peter Boyle asks.
Socialist Alliance extends its solidarity to the mass protest movement in Iran that has developed in response to the killing of Mahsa Amini by the Iranian authorities.
The Australian laws covering data protection are woefully inadequate and outdated. Binoy Kampmark reports.
The NSW government enacted new anti-protest laws with Labor's support, but it is having difficulty getting its new anti-union laws through. Jim McIlroy reports.
Sarah Hathway and Angela Carr say much more public housing and a freeze on rent is urgently needed to stop a social crisis. Pip Hinman reports.
People’s Democratic Party (HDP) Foreign Affairs Commission co-spokesperson Hişyar Özsoy discusses Turkey’s growing international presence, domestic politics, and how the party is preparing for next June’s elections.
The passage of the Inflation Reduction Act constitutes the boldest climate action so far by the US government, writes Richard Heinberg. However, this doesn't mean the US or the world is on track to a safe climate future.
It is vital that the social forces in Brazil combine to secure a victory for Luiz Inacio "Lula" Da Silva in the second round of elections on October 30, and to face the challenges ahead, writes Michael Lowy.
Australian fertiliser company Incitec Pivot has confirmed that it is expecting delivery of phosphate rock exported by Morocco from occupied Western Sahara, reports Kerry Smith.
The uprising in Iran sparked by the murder of Mahsa (Jina) Amini continues to spread across the country and international support for the Iranian people's resistance to the regime is growing, reports Kerry Smith.
Cuba's world-leading disaster management system sprang into action when Hurricane Ian struck the country’s western province of Pinar del Río, on September 27, report Vijay Prashad and Manolo De Los Santos.
Following a blast in a predominantly Hazara majority area, which killed 43 and injured 82, women from the ethnic minority community demonstrated against the attacks, demanding the genocide end, reports Peoples Dispatch.
If ever there was a blatant statement of realpolitik masquerading as friendliness, the latest United States-Pacific Island declaration must count as one of them, writes Binoy Kampmark.
The European far right are seeking to capitalise on the crises resulting from Russia's war on Ukraine to mobilise support, argue Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.
Leftist former President Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva fell just short of clearing the 50% threshold to win the Brazilian election outright, setting up an October 30 runoff against far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, reports Jake Johnson.
The uprising in Iran following the murder of Jina Mahsa Amini by the "morality police" has been going for 13 days. Dr Kamran Matin discusses the situation.
Recording of a public forum on the Brazilian elections featuring Luana Alves and Andre Mozor.