Analysis

For many young people, the fact that modern Australia emerged from a colonial-settler society founded on the violent dispossession of First Nations peoples is a self-evident fact. Sarah Hathway and Sam Wainwright comment on a significant political shift underway.

The Australian government must not remain silent about one of the worst upsurges in violence in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for many years, argues Khaled Ghannam.

The Treasurer’s “values-based capitalism” looks like it will include cuts to public spending, greater private investment, cuts to services and greater upfront costs, argues Graham Matthews

Data privacy, digital rights, gambling reform and more on the Green Left Show with Lizzie O'Shea and Suzanne James.

The setting of the Doomsday Clock to 90 seconds to midnight reflects the consensus that Russia's Ukraine invasion has brought the world closer to nuclear war than at any time since the 1980s. Here is the plan proposed by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.

The Doomsday Clock has crept the closest it is ever been as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists set the minute hand to 90 seconds to midnight. Paul Gregoire reports.

Sensationalism of events in Mparntwe is placing First Nations young people at risk, argues Ampe-kenhe Ahelhe. The group has invited the PM to listen to them about finding solutions.

The current frenzy around the Alice Springs crime wave risks risks repeating the same moral panics and deployment of top-down policies which disempower First Nations people, write Thalia Anthony and Vanessa Napaltjari Davis.

A small number of neo-Nazis tried but failed to stop the Merri-Bek City Council’s Day of Mourning ceremony from going ahead in Coburg on January 26. Sue Bolton reports.

MPs from both major parties have absorbed an investor–style thinking, even towards public housing. Andrew Chuter argues that naïve economic theories of supply and demand will not fix the homelessness problem.

Labor's Indigenous Voice to Parliament will be another token gesture, unless the government is forced by a strong popular movement to take real measures towards First Nations justice, argues Socialist Alliance.

Oxfam's annual report on global inequality is a damning indictment of the chronically inequitable capitalist system, argues Peter Boyle.

How can we prevail on Labor to admit that realpolitik is obscene as a frame for its Israel relations? How can we force it to see the Israeli colonising project as unacceptable in today’s world, asks Ken Blackman?

Manus Island protest 2017, Behrouz Boochani inset

Kurdish-Iranian activist, author and film producer Behrouz Boochani discusses his latest book and Australia's refugee detention regime.

Journalist and author Behrouz Boochani is the guest on the latest Green Left Show, speaking about about his latest book Freedom, Only Freedom.

Socialist Alliance delegates discussed global and domestic political developments and decided on directions and campaign priorities at its 17th national conference. Chloe DS reports.

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