Analysis

Despite the failure of previous efforts to create socialist systems, ecosocialism remains a visionary alternative, writes Hans Baer.

Climate scientists say their predictions about global temperature rises have been too conservative. That's why stronger and more decisive action is needed, argues Pip Hinman.

Cock fighting and dog fighting were regarded as legitimate sports, but are now rightly seen as cruel and barbaric. Horse racing should also be banned, argues Mary Merkenich.

The bushfire royal commission has acknowledged what activists and scientists have been saying for decades: climate change is causing catastrophic weather events. Suzanne James argues we have to keep up the fight.

The big brand theme park that is the Australian War Memorial — bankrolled by international arms manufacturers — is an object lesson in dishonesty, writes William De Maria.

Greens campaigners in South Brisbane

The most important result of the Queensland election is the advance of the Greens, which have increased the party's representation from one to at least two members of parliament, writes Alex Bainbridge.

The pain that comes from not being able to see a relative in their last weeks or days is hard to describe and border closures based on politics makes it harder, writes Pip Hinman.

Few would know about the Women's Embassy outside Old Parliament House in Canberra which helped put the campaign for reproductive rights on the political agenda in Australia. Coral Wynter reports.

Peter Boyle reports on Ecosocialism 2020, which brought together activists from Brazil, Malaysia, the Philippines and Australia, to discuss how to step up the fight for system change.

Ted Trainer argues that ecoanarchism, not ecosocialism, has the potential to avert catastrophic climate change as the state cannot be relied on as the basic determinant in society.

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