In response to the climate emergency and growing social inequality, socialist parties and campaigns in Europe and North America have proposed socially transformative green new deals. But what could one for Australia look like?
As climate disasters push us to the edge of environmental and social apocalypse, governments must be forced to switch their priorities from boosting corporate profits to protecting farmers and natural resources.
Melbourne Save Animals in Laboratories president Doug Leith spoke with Green Left Weekly’s Mary Merkenich about the real motivations behind animal testing.
This bill is about giving even more power to a billionaire class that has shown itself to have absolutely no integrity.
Chile has blatantly breached its international obligations to preserve human rights, and Australian business, politicians and the community must not condone those violations, says academics, journalists and activists.
United Firefighters Union ACT branch secretary and national president Greg McConville, together with representatives of the local Indigenous community, Farmers for Climate Action and The Greens, addressed the “Our federal government fiddles while Australia burns: Let’s put the heat under them” event outside federal parliament in Canberra on November 25. This is what he had to say.
Briefing on the popular revolt in Iraq by Iraqi activist Louay Alzaher on November 24. Features comments also by Dr. Rawaa Abdul Jabbar.
The climate movement has to take up the issues of refugees, war and global inequality to ensure a just climate for all.
The climate crisis is the greatest threat ever faced by humanity. The survival of the human race is at stake. The reality of the heating of the planet can no longer rationally be denied.
As the climate crisis and global economic inequality intensify, the need to build a mass movement against the rich and powerful becomes more urgent.