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Australian landscape

Progressive filmmaker, Damon Gameau spoke with Green Left about his new film, a response to the devastating 2019–20 bushfires.

Protest albums from April 2022

Mat Ward looks back at April's political news and the best new music that related to it.

Film director Diana Paez

Pedro Alvarez reviews Nuestras Voces, a new documentary film about Spanish-speaking migrants who arrived in Victoria in the 1960s and 70s.

Protester holds a picture of Jimmy Savile and Margaret Thatcher

Netflix documentary Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story attempts to explain how TV celebrity Jimmy Savile's ties to the British ruling class enabled him to get away with sexual abuse for decades, writes Alex Salmon.

'Addressing Unfinished Business' film by Amanda King

A successful Dare to Struggle Film Festival (DTSFF) was held in Sydney on April 22‒23, featuring more than 50 films on a variety of campaigns, reports Jim McIlroy.

Call to Peace

Melbourne-based visual artist Nina Sanadze launched her thought-provoking installation Call to Peace on March 27, reports Mayura Ashok.

Maixabel film

The Basque liberation movement, ETA, waged war on the Spanish state for about 60 years. Maixabel is obligatory viewing to understanding the emotional and spiritual impact of armed struggle, writes Barry Healy.

Ecosocialist Bookshelf April

Climate & Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six new books for activists.

Ben Lewis, translator and editor of Karl Kautsky on Democracy and Republicanism, sits down to talk with Green Left.

Filmmakers Rodrigo Acuna and Nicholas Ford are aiming to have their Venezuela: The Cost of Challenging an Empire film ready in July. Jim McIlroy reports.

Cuban health workers

Ian Ellis Jones reviews Don Fitz's recent book about Cuba's revolutionary heath care system.

Happening still shot

Happening shows the importance of legal abortion through the experience of a young woman forced into backyard abortion in early 1960s France. Barry Healy reviews.

What Goes Unsaid

Mexican novelist Emiliano Monge exposes the spiritual vacuum at the heart of machismo and the bleakness of Mexican patriarchal politics. Barry Healy reviews.

A scene from Blood on the Wattle

Writer/director Geoff Sykes has done a great job of re-imagining Australian rural political conflict into a modern setting with his new play, write Jim McIlroy and Coral Wynter.

The Inner West Disability Pride Fest returns to Newtown, reports Kerry Smith.

10 new political albums that will make you think twice

Do you think there's no good protest music these days? Mat Ward says it's always been out there - it's just a bit difficult to find

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