Analysis

The recession, we're told, is over. But, as Graham Matthews details, Australia’s unemployed and underemployed are about to face more pain as the COVID-19 subsidies are withdrawn.

Former PM Malcolm Turnbull was keen for Australia to become a top military equipment exporter and committed billions to a loan scheme for arms manufacturers. Suzanne James investigates.

China's restrictions on a range of Australian goods has come about because of Australia's double standard on human rights and its alliance with the United States, argues Chris Slee.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating and disproportionate impacts on women’s lives, jobs, future career prospects and long-term financial security, writes Zita Henderson.

Polls show a majority of Australians are fed up with the waste of money and needless cruelty of immigration detention, argues Niko Leka.

Amin Afravi, a refugee who came to Australia under the Medevac laws from Manus, speaks to Green Left from Brisbane Immigration Transit Accommodation.

PM Scott Morrison is using a nationalism-charged diversion to take the focus off the Brereton report's findings into Australian special forces war crimes in Afghanistan, argues Pip Hinman.

Far-right activist Phillip Galea has been jailed on terrorism charges after threatening to commit violence against left-wing activists and Muslims. Sue Bolton discusses what it will take to defeat such extremists.

Jon Strauss discusses the legacy of the Labor government-sponsored Prices and Incomes Accords of the 1980s and 1990s.

The union-bosses-government working groups to discuss industrial relations reform have not delivered and the PM has signalled new IR laws before Christmas. Sarah Hathway argues union leaderships need to get prepared.

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