Analysis

The Prime Minister's pitiful one word change to the national anthem is a meaningless symbolic change that aims to bolster nationalism, argue Marianne Mackay and Alex Bainbridge.

When Indian cricketers reported racist abuse during the recent Sydney test match, Australia’s ugly racism hit the headlines again. Sue Bull argues the media has an interest in muddying the connection between capitalism and racism.

Suzanne James writes that until systemic racial profiling ends, Black deaths in custody will continue and the 1991 royal commission's recommendations will not be implemented.

More and more, people own less and less when it comes to digital technology. Aleks Wansbrough looks at how the privatisation of communication technologies has serious social consequences.

As the Capitol Hill 'invasion' goes sour and Australian MPs rush to get their stories straight, let's not sweep the ugly truth about US 'democracy’ under the carpet, writes Pip Hinman.

A People’s Inquiry to examine the United States-Australia alliance — its costs and consequences — and to canvas alternatives has been launched, writes Bevan Ramsden.

That Julian Assange cannot be extradited is welcome, but the ruling comes after the charade in which British authorities held him in a top security prison and made his defence as difficult as possible, argues Stuart Rees.

The pandemic has thrown up many challenges for employers and employees, backpackers and farmers, writes Chris McCoomb.

The Socialist Alliance condemns new federal anti-worker bills.

Caroline Andersen writes about the pain of the death in custody of her son Wayne 'Fella' Morrison and why she has little confidence in the justice system.

The campaign for justice and compensation for the victims of the fake “war on drugs” is growing. Rachel Evans reports.

A new law, rushed through parliament, which allows unions to demerge, has handed the government an opportunity to isolate the construction workers' union, argues Sue Bolton.

Iain McIntyre writes about Ken's Lovett's generous spirit and that he was even canonised by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence as 'Saint Kendall the Constant'.

Protests to demand jobs and a safe environment are still necessary or we face the recurring nightmare of last summer's bushfires, argues Steve O'Brien.

Thanks to all of Green Left's supporters; we wouldn't have done it without you, write Susan Price and Pip Hinman.

Several detailed studies have now shown up the “gas-led economic recovery” plan as a fraud. Peter Boyle argues that the corporate sector cannot be trusted to make the urgently-needed shift to decarbonise.

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