A federal cross-party delegation for Julian Assange, including Nationals, independents, Greens, Labor and Liberals, leaves for the US later in September. Stephen Langford reports.
Farmers in NSW are furious that Scott Morrison’s gas-led recovery plan has been quietly continued by Labor, threatening the prime crop-growing soil and water of the Condamine Floodplain and Liverpool Plains. Elena Garcia reports.
While discussion at the “The Palestinian Catastrophe” public meeting was lively, participants and speakers agreed that Labor needed to step up its support for Palestine. Jim McIlroy reports.
The National Tertiary Education Union at Monash University protested outside a meeting of the university’s Executive Council in support of their enterprise agreement. Brenna Dempsey reports.
The campaign to save the coastal Binybara/Lee Point site from being destroyed for a Defence Housing Australia project continues. Jim McIlroy reports.
“We need a powerful movement to make action on climate change unstoppable,” Alexa Stuart, a Rising Tide organiser, told a public meeting. Jim McIlroy reports.
A global protest against Japan’s dumping of radioactive waste water from its damaged Fukushima nuclear plant will take place on September 16. Peter Boyle reports.
Disrupt Burrup Hub staged a silent protest in front of Woodside’s headquarters in response to the West Australian government’s crackdown on protesters engaging in direct action. Nova Sobieralski reports.
A stop-work meeting by more than 250 National Tertiary Education Union members at RMIT decided to continue industrial action. Jordan AK reports.
The Kurdish community and supporters gathered at New South Wales Parliament to mark 100 years of the Treaty of Lausanne. Isaac Nellist reports.
Protesters delivered another letter to the PM, demanding he work harder on securing the release of publisher Julian Assange. Stephen Langford reports.
Green Left journalist Isaac Nellist goes through the latest news from across the continent and around the world.
A Newcastle magistrate has validated the protest actions of anti-coal activists, saying “any reasonable person would agree with the goals of this action”. Jim McIlroy reports.
The National Tertiary Education Union at the University of Melbourne has begun a week of industrial action, after more than a year of failed negotiations. Jacob Andrewartha reports.
First Nations people told a protest that they did not give consent for Woodside's seismic testing for a mega gas project. Chris Jenkins reports.
A snap action for public housing protested NSW Labor's plan to start demolishing and privatising the Waterloo South's biggest public housing estate. Peter Boyle reports.
It's probably no surprise that the Intergenerational Report 2023 passed without much comment. It forecasts the need for greater income revenue, and that will fall to a younger generation. Sam Wainwright reports.
Community lawyer Renee Lees has condemned Queensland Labor's decision to allow children to be indefinitely detained as “outrageous” and “without justification”. Alex Bainbridge reports.
Woodside and the WA government have stepped up their attacks on peaceful climate protesters with the help of Kerry Stokes’ media emporium. Binoy Kampmark reports.
Labor has been reported to the United Nations Committee Against Torture over its decision to “suspend” its human rights act to detain children in adult watch houses. Sonia Hickey reports.
Federico Fuentes writes about Uriel Barrera's long life dedicated to fighting for a better world.
Governments need to take action on rising food prices as Woolworths and Coles report mega profits, Isaac Nellist argues.
Wangerriburra and Birri Gubba activist Sam Woripa Watson told Green Left's Alex Bainbridge that left-wing people should vote against the Voice.
Drug decriminalisation laws agreed by the Labor-Greens ACT government are now in effect. But NSW Premier is backtracking from promises he made in opposition. Paul Gregoire reports.
The US Marine Corps has persisted with using the Osprey tiltrotor because it is seen as critical to the new “lighter” version of conflict, characterised by manoeuvrability and speed. Binoy Kampmark reports.
There are growing calls on Minister Tanya Plibersek to ensure the country's main environment law takes climate change into account when assessing new fossil fuel and forestry projects. Pip Hinman reports.
National cabinet’s housing reforms will do nothing substantial for renters, Anti-poverty Centre spokesperson Kristin O’Connell told Isaac Nellist.
Friends of the Earth has come to the decision that it does does not feel comfortable to add its weight to either the “Yes” or Blak/progressive “No” campaigns.
Pacific elders are speaking out against Australia’s bid to host COP31, scheduled for 2026. Pip Hinman reports.
The global campaign in solidarity with Iran's uprising is making progress, after decades of indifference by Western governments to the suffering of the Iranian people. Mohammad Sadeghpour reports.
CEOs and their media mouthpieces are hitting back at suggestions that, in a cost-of-living crisis, there could be an acceptable level of profit. Binoy Kampmark reports.
Isaac Nellist spoke to Kristin O'Connell from the Antipoverty Centre about the housing crisis, what Labor is doing and common sense solutions.
Cuts to the Australian Antarctic Division means less science at a time when gaps in data collection could be “catastrophic” to scientific and ecological understandings. Binoy Kampmark reports.
A clear anti-AUKUS message was sent to PM Anthony Albanese a day before he arrived in the Philippines for talks with President Marcos on greater militarisation in the South China Sea. Pip Hinman reports.
At its recent summit, the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) resolved to continue the independence struggle from inside West Papua and reaffirmed its demand that Indonesia lift its international media ban in the occupied territory, reports Susan Price.
Green Left's Peter Boyle spoke to Denise Yoon, a key organiser of the South Korean protests against the dumping of radioactive wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean — which began on August 25.
Green Left’s Federico Fuentes interviewed Japanese Communist Party (JCP) International Commission vice chair Kimitoshi Morihara regarding the peace and security initiatives the party is promoting to help counter growing militarisation in the Indo-Pacific region.
President Emmanuel Macron's government has imposed a ban on long dresses and tunics worn by school students in a deliberate move to exploit widespread Islamophobia, court far-right support and divert attention away from class conflict, writes John Mullen.
After spending five years in jail, Russian political prisoner Azat Miftakhov was meant to go free on September 4. Instead the mathematician and anarchist faces new charges that could keep him locked up for a further two to five years, reports Federico Fuentes.
Water-related conflicts are occurring across Uruguay, over its use and control, with big business interests pitted against the right to safe drinking water, writes María Noel González.
Speaking from Kyiv, Vladyslav Starodubtsev, addressed the Sydney launch of Ukraine Resists! Left Voices on Putin’s War, NATO and the Future of Ukraine.
France is refusing to withdraw its ambassador and troops from Niger, and reaffirming its threat of supporting foreign military intervention, reports Pavan Kulkarni.
A recording of the public forum "Ukraine resists! Fighting back against Russian tanks and Western banks" organised by Green Left.
West Papuans and their supporters say they have been “let down” by Melanesian Spearhead Group leaders over a decision not to admit the United Liberation Movement of West Papua as a full member, reports Susan Price.
Thousands of Berliners took to the streets on bicycles on August 25 to protest the dominance of motor vehicles in the city, discriminatory road traffic laws and car-centric urban planning, reports Ben Radford.
A large crowd of protesters gathered in Suva, Fiji on August 25 to march and voice their collective opposition to Japan’s nuclear waste water disposal strategy, reports Rowena Acraman.
Justice | Enough! is a new photographic exhibition by Rebecca Hosking that documents the “Women’s March for Justice: Enough is Enough!” protests that took place on Victoria’s Surf Coast, in March 2021. Chris Cherry attended the launch on August 26 at Ballarat Trades Hall.
The #ItsOver (#SeAcabó) movement has erupted in Spain to demand the resignation of national football chief Luis Rubiales, over his sexist behaviour following the Spanish women's team's World Cup victory, reports Dick Nichols.
Federico Fuentes reviews Mike Taber's new collection, which brings to life the discussions and debates that helped shape the Second International in the early 20th Century.
Graham Matthews reviews Dancing with Empty Prams, the second book published by Tasmanian-based poet and ecosocialist Susan Austin.
Russian folk-punk outfit Arkadiy Kots Band have released a new track to mark the 65th birthday of political prisoner Boris Kagarlitsky, reports Federico Fuentes.
Mat Ward looks back at this month's political news and the best new music that related to it.
In his latest work, Simon Hannah sketches out China’s development into “one of the most powerful capitalist and emerging imperialist countries in the world”. Federico Fuentes reviews.
Naomi Klein has gifted us with a book that describes, analyses and reflects the vertigo that so many of us are experiencing today, and proposes a way out of the confusion, writes Bill Nevins.
The International Union of Left Publishers condemned the raid on a left book store in Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur by the Ministry of Home Affairs, reports Peoples Dispatch.