Analysis

The Black Lives Matter-Stop Black Deaths in Custody movements are highlighting the racism of the police, as well as their repressive role in society. Peter Boyle argues that we don't need the police to keep us safe.

The New South Wales and federal governments say building new dams and raising the walls of others are the answer to the state’s water crisis. Tracey Carpenter outlines why this is not the case.

The federal government's decision to wind back JobKeeper for early childcare educators will make life a lot harder for workers and families, write Jacob Andrewartha and Jim McIlroy.

Paul Gregoire lays out the context to the massive and youthful Stop Black Deaths in Custody — Black Lives Matter protest that took over the centre of Warrang-Sydney.

Numbers count. When 50,000 people showed up to the Black Lives Matter protest in Sydney, the NSW Police had no choice but to back down. But they sought their revenge later, reports Pip Hinman.

The Australian High Court has ruled that correspondence between the Queen and the Governor-General of Australia, her viceroy in the former British colony, is no longer "personal" and the property of Buckingham Palace, writes John Pilger. Why does this matter?

It’s an uncomfortable and disorienting time to be alive but to achieve justice we have to continue to speak in the 'language of the unheard', writes Benji PK.

As the gruesome footage of George Floyd’s death has gone viral, activists here point to a similar death in 2015 when Dunghutti man David Dungay Jr was knelt on by prison guards in Long Bay Jail, notes Paul Gregoire.

An alliance representing communities from the Murray-Darling Basin wants an urgent buy-back of water to revive the river system. Such an approach would minimise water trading and help the rivers, river communities and farmers, argues Elena Garcia.

While JobKeeper is a valuable lifeline for ensuring job security for some workers, it is also being exploited by some employers, writes Julian Stewart.

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