Analysis

We've being advised by governments and health experts to engage in social distancing during the pandemic. But, as Hans Baer points out, this advice is not being followed by airline industry bosses, nor are they being penalised.

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg's economic restructure plans will not only fall way short of what's needed, Graham Matthews argues they are also designed to attack working people.

As Victoria enters its second week of COVID-19 lockdown, there are calls for a broader debate on suppression versus elimination strategy. Sue Bull argues we need to do the latter.

Those crowing the loudest about the Black Lives Matter movement pushing “cancel culture” should take a good hard look at exactly who is cancelling whose culture, writes Sam Wainwright.

David Lowe looks at the dangers of, and struggle against, the unconventional gas industry in Australia.

Green Left interviews Greens councillor Jonathan Sri about the refugees imprisoned at Kangaroo Point.

A special ABC investigation has painstakingly uncovered war crimes by Australian SAS troops in Afghanistan. It must lead to the criminal prosecutions of those responsible, along with those who ordered the invasion, writes Peter Boyle.

The rise in consciousness about Black deaths in custody makes the labour movement’s passive inclusion of police “unions” increasingly difficult to justify, writes Leo Crnogorcevic.

The release of the Palace letters between the governor general and the Queen have given renewed impetus for a republican movement, writes Jim McIlroy.

Rather than spending $270 billion on offensive weapons, Alex Bainbridge argues funding should go to permanently raising the JobSeeker rate.

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