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 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.
The climate movement has to take up the issues of refugees, war and global inequality to ensure a just climate for all.
As the climate crisis and global economic inequality intensify, the need to build a mass movement against the rich and powerful becomes more urgent.
Patrick’s death resulted from an operational procedure that took place while he was evading arrest, raising the question as to why police did not avoid taking actions that ultimately contributed to this outcome.
Construction unions has won separate women’s toilet facilities on numerous job since the late 1990s. But now it appears this right — along with many others — is under attack.
Over the past 150 years, Hunter Workers has continued to be a voice for regional needs that has promoted a broad social vision.
In the face of government inaction, unions are determined to do what they can to secure permanent, well-paid, sustainable industry jobs for their members.