Hundreds of school students marched to environment minister Tanya Plibersek’s office in Gadi/Sydney to oppose Labor’s continued support for coal and gas projects, reports Aneesa Bhamjee.
Approximately 500 people gathered at the Darwin Esplanade to demand Labor calls for an immediate ceasefire. Stephen W Enciso reports.
Socialist Alliance City of Greater Geelong councillor Sarah Hathway has been prevented from tabling a motion calling for a ceasefire in the Israel-Gaza war. Sue Bull reports.
The University of Melbourne Palestine Action Group held a speak-out against Israel’s war crimes on the campus. Daniel Weber reports.
Green Left journalists Isaac Nellist and Aneesa Bhamjee go through the latest news from across the continent and around the world.
Campaigners presented a petition calling on Labor to fulfil its human rights obligations to install accessible tram stops along Sydney Road. Darren Saffin reports.
War crimes whistleblower David McBride received a hero's welcome when he arrived to face court, writes Alex Bainbridge.
More than 100 people gathered at the former Blue Mountains library to call for a ceasefire in Gaza. Aaisha Slee reports.
Scientists have criticised Australia for continuing to approve fossil fuels. As Labor does not listen, students need to stand up, a climate striker said after disrupting parliament. Chloe DS reports.
Draconian bail conditions have been imposed on activists protesting a weapons expo, after some were assaulted by arms dealers. Jim McIlroy reports.
Israeli container shipping line, ZIM, has been forced to divert its routes following a new trade union-led campaign to prevent it from providing support to the Israeli Defense Force. Pip Hinman reports.
Almost 1000 Palestine solidarity activists converged on Parliament House, many travelling from interstate, reports Alex Bainbridge.
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across the country for the fifth week in a row to demand a ceasefire in Gaza. Chloe DS and Peter Boyle report.
The Maritime Union of Australia, along with other unions and environmental groups, is campaigning to for an offshore wind farm industry in the Illawarra, near Wollongong. Jim McIlroy reports.
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Lock the Gate Alliance has launched a new group to campaign against the pipeline of coal projects in NSW. Jim McIlroy reports.
November 10 marked day seven of a community vigil outside Solomon Labor MP Luke Gosling’s Casuarina electorate office. Stephen W Enciso reports.
The Central Australian Frack Free Alliance is suing the Northern Territory environment minister over a decision to allow Texan gas company Tamboran to drill and frack 12 exploratory wells in the NT. Stephen W Enciso reports.
Merri-bek council condemned Israel’s genocide against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, called for a ceasefire, an end to the siege of Gaza, and for Labor to end political, military and diplomatic ties with Israel. Chloe DS reports.
Green Left journalist’s Isaac Nellist and Aneesa Bhamjee go through the latest news from across the continent and around the world.
One by one, Australian unions are joining the global call for a ceasefire, placing pressure on Labor to stand on the right side of history. Kerry Smith reports.
Australian Jews and Jewish organisations are calling on Labor to join the global calls for an immediate ceasefire, while some have taken their protest to the Israeli Embassy. Kerry Smith reports.
Activists are celebrating as RMIT has announced it has given up its partnership with Israel’s largest weapons manufacturer Elbit Systems. Kerry Smith reports.
Anti-war and Palestine solidarity activists marched on the 2023 Indo-Pacific Naval Expo to protest the military-industrial complex and Richard Marles' enthusiastic support for it. Peter Boyle reports.
Photos were hard to take because I had too many tears watching young kids marching, crying out words they should be too young to be aware of — genocide, massacre, occupation and bombs. Ren Agade reports.
Protests are growing each week and activists say they will keep marching until the genocide ends. Chloe DS reports.
For the third time in less than a month, at least 2000 people condemned Israel’s assault on Gaza. Renfrey Clarke reports.
“Today there is shock in the Palestinian community that the Labor government is openly supporting Israel in the war against Gaza,” Palestinian activist Amal Nasser told a public meeting. Jim McIlroy reports.
A large community protest calling for a ceasefire in Israel’s war on Gaza protested the Prime Minister outside his $5000-a-head dinner in Palmerston. Stephen W Enciso reports.
Thousands of protestors called out Australia's complicity in Israel's genocide in Gaza, reports Peter Boyle.
In a country genuinely engaged in decolonisation, countering colonial narratives would be undertaken by the state, argues Michelle Berkon.
The Reserve Bank claims to be impartial, but the big banks are big winners from the rise in interest rates. Peter Boyle explains.
Jacob Andrewartha argues that the more capitalist leaders try to normalise Israel’s genocidal war on Gaza, the more the movement for Palestine will grow and we all need to help.
As older women become the “face” of homelessness in Australia, it is clear that the system continues to fail the most vulnerable. Aneesa Bhamjee reports.
Researchers and human rights activists say the public has a right to know about Australia’s export of arms material to Israel, especially as they are being used to kill Palestinian civilians. Peter Boyle reports.
The nationwide outage of Australia’s second-largest telecommunications companies should prompt a reconsideration of bringing these essential services under public ownership, argues Isaac Nellist.
Pushing back against the power of the fossil fuel companies, First Nations and climate activists are determined to protect the unique Exmouth Gulf. Leo Earle reports.
Whistleblower David McBride gave this speech on the eve of his prosecution for exposing Australian war crimes.
The High Court’s ruling in NZYQ should be an opportunity to create a system that strikes a balance between respect for human rights and the rule of law and the rightful protection of the community, argues Mary Crock.
Vivienne Porzsolt writes that she is filled with pity for Jews who are driven by post-Holocaust trauma they lose connection with their humanity and reason in relation to Israel and to the Palestinians as human beings.
New research suggests that with the present approach, global warming will exceed 1.5°C in the 2020s and 2°C before 2050. But it is never too late to fight, argues Alex Bainbridge.
I implore the Anthony Albanese government to publicly condemn the Israeli government, immediately end military ties with Israel and call for an immediate ceasefire on the global stage, writes Shamikh Badra.
Andrew Chuter argues we need a similar approach to the Gough Whitlam government which, in the 1970s, bought 200 homes in Woollomooloo and 700 properties in Glebe and converted them to public housing.
Australians for War Powers Reform is calling for greater transparency after the defence minister announced more troops had been sent to an undisclosed location in the Middle East. Paul Gregoire reports.
Palestinians are suing United States President Joe Biden and his secretaries of state and defense to stop them from further aiding and abetting Israel’s genocide in Gaza.
The actors’ union reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year contract with Hollywood and television studio bosses in the United States on November 8, ending its historic 118-day strike, reports Malik Miah.
TEPCO began its third discharge of treated Fukushima radioactive wastewater into the Pacific Ocean, reports Peter Boyle.
Suzanne Weiss, a Jewish Holocaust survivor, socialist activist and author, condemned Israel for turning Gaza into a “death camp”.
Youngsu Won is a socialist and coordinator of the International Forum in South Korea. Speaking to Green Left’s Federico Fuentes, he discusses how rising tensions between the United States and China impact South Korean politics.
A mass demonstration in Paris on November 12 purported to oppose rising antisemitism, but was, in fact, aimed at crippling the pro Palestine movement. John Mullen explains.
Students’ access to university education in India is threatened by the Narendra Modi regime’s National Education Policy (NEP), which was introduced in 2020, reports Isaac Nellist.
As the Israeli bombardment of Gaza has extended more than a month, Palestine solidarity movements in Canada have shifted in tone and focus, reports Jeff Shantz.
More than 300,000 people demonstrated against Israel’s genocidal onslaught against Gaza in the United States capital, Washington DC, and thousands more took action across the country, on November 4, reports Barry Sheppard.
Palestinians and pro-Palestinian solidarity supporters in Canada are increasingly concerned about growing police repression in the form of surveillance, and — increasingly — arrests of organisers and activists, reports Jeff Shantz.
Thirty-three years on from the Santa Cruz massacre, the trauma of Indonesia's occupation of Timor-Leste remains, reports Leo Earle.
Afghan activist and author Malalai Joya discusses the shape of resistance against the Taliban today with Green Left’s Dick Nichols.