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Inspiring socialist, feminist, lesbian, left-wing protest singer Grace Petrie spoke with Kamala Emanuel about music and politics.

Community members gathered to raise the West Papuan flag in the lobby of weapons company Thales’ Brisbane office. Kerry Smith reports.

Giant flag drop for the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People was marked by Justice for Palestine Meanjin — Brisbane with a giant flag drop from the Goodwill Bridge. Alex Bainbridge reports.

The Freedom Movement of Iran – Queensland has been organising weekly protests in Brisbane calling on the federal government to do to help the democracy movement win in Iran. Kerry Smith reports.

Thousands gather at Kangaroo Point in solidarity with Iran, October 29.

Thousands of people have been attending weekly rallies in Brisbane in solidarity with the uprising in Iran. Alex Bainbridge reports.

This is a revolution

The streets rang out with chants of "Be our voice", "Woman, Life, Freedom" and "One solution: revolution" as thousands marched through Brisbane rain. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Hundreds participated in a multi-faceted protest outside the Land Forces weapons expo over October 4–6. Alex Bainbridge reports.

If anything reflected Bernie Neville’s view on the working class, it was his often-repeated phrase: “No surrender!” Dave Riley reflects on the life of a militant unionist.

Peace Action Meanjin disrupted a science, technology, engineering and math education and defence conference to call for weapons companies to be banned from primary and secondary schools. Kerry Smith reports.

Jonathan Sriranganathan discusses what it mean for a political party to follow the principle of “grassroots participatory democracy”.

Nine years too long: Brisbane rally for refugee rights

Protesters chanted “Nine years too long, free the refugees” while marching through the streets of Brisbane on July 23, reports Alex Bainbridge.

Defend abortion, defend healthcare

Alex Bainbridge reports that more than 2000 people marched through winter rain on July 1 to protest the United States' Supreme Court overturning of abortion rights.

Hundreds of people rallied for LGBTIQ rights calling on the Labor government not to bring back a version of the Coalition’s religious discrimination bill. Alex Bainbridge reports.

More than a dozen people blocked the entrance to the Nioa munitions company on June 16 ahead of a national day of action with Northern Territory First Nations communities. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Save David's home: successful anti-eviction action on June 17.

Activists have successfully prevented the eviction of a disability pensioner from his home — for now. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Jonathan Sri at a protest defending the right to protest in 2019.

Brisbane City Council has charged Greens councillor Jonathan Sri in connection with a protest in the Queen Street Mall in September 2020. Alex Bainbridge reports.

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