Community concern about the federal government’s inability to develop a coherent national energy policy was evident at the national community summit on coal power transition, writes Steve O'Brien.
In a wide-ranging talk, Sparrow traced the history of modern fascism, from Oswald Mosley through the anti-immigrant movements of the 1960s to the internet-based fascist movement of today.
Tony O’Beirne, who passed away last November, demonstrated in a very practical fashion that protecting jobs and the environment are not counterposed.
A new grassroots group, Water for Rivers, has been set up in Newcastle with the aim of raising awareness about the causes of about the dire situation in the Murray Darling Basin and helping to bring life back to the rivers.
Over the past 150 years, Hunter Workers has continued to be a voice for regional needs that has promoted a broad social vision.
All of us know someone who is worse off than ourselves. Chances are that person is someone barely surviving on the Newstart Allowance.
An abortion rights march was organised by high school students in Newcastle on July 21 wanting the health procedure to be removed from the Crimes Act in NSW.
The investigation into the death of 36-year-old Wiradjuri woman Rebecca Maher concluded that the police were at fault, but stopped short of sentencing those responsible.
The City of Newcastle Council passed a resolution “Recognising there is Global Climate Emergency and the urgent need for real action on climate change” on May 28.
I will happily take any opportunity to wave a red flag in public. My chance to do so this year was on May 1, the International Workers' Day.
Hundreds of people gathered on northern Sydney, Central Coast and Hunter beaches to protest the resumption of seismic testing in early May.
The Socialist Alliance will be running three Hunter-based candidates in the March 23 NSW state elections.