When you find it hard to promote US-Australia war games, try the old "this will boost the local economy" line as Queensland tourism boss Daniel Gschwind did when he welcomed the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan for the biannual month-long war games.
The Maritime Union of Australia Sydney Branch voted to support the global student strike on September 20.
The Socialist Alliance is encouraging members and supporters to put motions to their trade unions and other community-based organisations to help build the September 20 student climate strike.
Recent developments in the United States have catapulted revelations of cruelty towards immigrants into the mainstream media, writes Barry Sheppard.
School Strike 4 Climate released the following statement on July 3.
Two thousand people took over a major roadway in Brisbane on June 21, standing and sitting down. Buses and cars were stopped for at least 30 minutes.
The action was a prelude to future “Stop the city to stop Adani” rallies, if approval for the Adani coal mine is not withdrawn.
A couple of thousand people also rallied in Melbourne, and in Perth, Extinction Rebellion held a disruptive “die in” of several hundred in the CBD on June 22.
Aboriginal rights activists rallied in Sydney on June 29 against the Northern Territory Intervention on the 12th anniversary of its becoming law.
They chanted: “They resist, we resist. Stop the intervention” and “They come by night, they come with stealth, stealing Aboriginal wealth.”
The protest was organised by Stop The Intervention Collective Sydney.
One of the sectors hardest hit by Venezuela's economic crisis is the nation’s LGBTI community. Lacking access to life-saving medicines and denied certain rights, activists say there is still much to be done within the revolution, writes Federico Fuentes.
This image captured Labor’s class betrayal on July 3, the first day of the new federal parliament, when it voted with the Coalition government for tax cuts for the rich.
Strikers stopped public transport, blocked roads and held street demonstrations in 380 cities across Brazil on June 14.