The newly formed community Walyalup Climate Action drew around 300 people to its inaugural event — “Real climate action means no new fossil fuels”. Janet Parker reports.
Historian and Kurdish solidarity activist John Tully gave the inaugural Sydney Kobane Day Lecture in the New South Wales Parliament House. Peter Boyle reports.
Residents rallied at the local waterfront to protest the Viva Energy gas import terminal, proposed for Corio Bay. Sue Bull reports.
Solidarity activists in Sydney have denounced the campaign of violence and destabilisation against Bolivia's democratically elected government, reports Ana Zorita and Susan Price.
A delegation of unionists travelled to the Pilliga forest, in Northern NSW, in solidarity with the Gomeroi people resisting Santos' Narrabri coal seam gas mining operation. Jim McIlroy reports.
Hundreds called on the federal Labor government to deliver its promise to give permanent protection to thousands of refugees left in limbo because of cruel asylum seeker policies. Peter Boyle reports.
Hundreds of refugees and supporters rallied to demand permanent residency in Melbourne. Chris Slee reports.
Thousands of people have been attending weekly rallies in Brisbane in solidarity with the uprising in Iran. Alex Bainbridge reports.
The Newcastle Pride Fest in Gregson Park attracted big crowds. Theodore L Catt reports.
Every Thursday a “honk for Julian” protest takes place outside the Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s electoral office in Marrickville. Stephen Langford reports.
John Tully gave the following speech at the inaugural Kobane Day Lecture at New South Wales Parliament.
The number of workers taking strike action has risen this year, up from record lows for a decade. University workers are a part of this movement, reports Jonathan Strauss.
Anthony Albanese must honour Labor’s election promise to grant permanency to the more than 30,000 refugees already living here, writes Janet Parker.
Farhad Bandesh, a Kurd, escaped Iran because he was persecuted. But, as he told Sumitra Vignaendra, a bridging visa amounts to more torture.
As long as we treat the climate crisis as just another political issue and not the emergency it is, the more time we lose, argues Greta Thunberg.
There are alternatives to the fossil fuel hegemony, argue Christopher Wright, Daniel Nyberg and Vanessa Bowden.
While the high profile effort to extradite Julian Assange to the US continues, the case of former US pilot Marine Corps major and flight instructor Daniel Edmund Duggan has slipped under the radar. Binoy Kampmark reports.
As corporations increase prices and cause inflation, nearly everyone is feeling the pinch. Socialist Alliance is contesting the Victorian elections to help win pro-people changes by giving voice to grassroots campaigns.
New research by The Australia Institute shows an overwhelming majority want governments to take serious action to curb climate change. Isaac Nellist reports.
Traditional Owners are trying to prevent AV Jennings from building hundreds of new homes on the old Deebing Creek Aboriginal Mission, a massacre site which has never been publicly documented. Coral Wynter reports.
NSW women’s organisations are calling for improvements to a coercive control bill so that it helps combat the behaviour rather than escalate it. Paul Gregoire reports.
Federal Labor has been spruiking its new industrial relations laws as being the vehicle to miraculously improve wages. Josh Cullinan argues why that is not the case.
Leaders in the Global South are continuing to lead the way in the fight for far-reaching climate action at COP27, reports Julia Conley.
The right to abortion became a deciding factor in limiting the predicted Republican “sweep” in the United States midterm elections, writes Barry Sheppard.
The Daniel Ortega regime treats its jailed opponents as badly or worse than the Somoza family dictatorship, brought down by the Sandinista National Liberation Front in 1979, writes Dick Nichols.
Hundreds of thousands took to the streets calling for the overthrow of the military junta, in at least 19 cities and towns across Sudan, marking one year since the military coup. Pavan Kulkarni reports.
Marine Le Pen’s party has had a series of successes and is hoping to build further in coming months. Determined opposition will be crucial, writes John Mullen.
The Honduran army and national police converged on a Garífuna community in Punta Gorda — on the island of Roatán — on November 7, violently evicting residents, reports Ana Zorita.
Many Malaysian progressives were outraged and dismayed at the decision by opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan to exclude the Socialist Party of Malaysia from an electoral pact, reports Peter Boyle.
The Kurdish-led administration in North and East Syria hit back after Sweden’s foreign minister implied he would distance his country from the self-governing region in order to appease Turkey, reports Medya News.
Various Ukrainian feminist activist groups and NGOs have signed a statement expressing their solidarity with the Iranian uprising.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s coming to power is a perfect statement of the leader estranged and continentally distant from voters, writes Binoy Kampmark.
Before his death, Filep Karma was considered the one West Papuan leader who could pull together the splintered factions seeking self-determination and independence, writes David Robie.
For the 30th year in a row, the United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly condemned the United States’ embargo on Cuba and called on Washington to end its wide-ranging punitive sanctions, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
Education workers walked off the job in protest at the Conservative Ontario government's new union-busting legislation, which is designed to undermine the right to strike, writes Jeff Shantz.
Cyclists joined climate activists in coordinated bicycle actions across nine countries in Asia on November 6, calling for reparations for climate debt, reports Susan Price.
Danger is omnipresent in this documentary by Australian filmmaker, Karl Malakunus, which accompanies unarmed environmental campaigners in the Philippines, as they confront illegal loggers and fishers. Barry Healy reviews.
Alex Salmon reviews Danielle Laidley’s 2022 memoir, Don’t Look Away, which tells the story of her life — from growing up in Perth’s northern suburbs, through to her professional football career and gender transition.