Culture

A striking new mural by Iranian activist collective Feminista Melbourne pays tribute to Jina Amini and stands in solidarity with the Women, Life, Freedom movement. Ruth Heymann reports.

June 2023 protest albums

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

Ecosocialist Bookshelf

From peasant farms to world history to cities in crisis, Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six important new books for greens and reds.

Paul Tran, All the Flowers Kneeling

Bill Nevins interviews Paul Tran, author of the acclaimed poetry collection All the Flowers Kneeling.

Sand film 2023

Janaka Biyanwila reviews Sand (Munnel in Tamil), directed by Visakesa Chandrasekaram, which screened at the Sydney Film Festival.

photo exhibition

Portraits of Protest: The Kangaroo Point 120 is an exhibition featuring photos from the 2020 campaign to free 120 refugees imprisoned in the Kangaroo Point Motel in central Meanjin/Brisbane, reports Alex Bainbridge.

Scenes from a climate era

Leo Earle reviews Belvoir St Theatre’s new production, which is a smorgasbord of short plays that reflects us to an audience of us.

Debra Dank Stella Prize

Tony Smith reviews Debra Dank's award-winning book, We Come With This Place.

Ukraine book cover

Chris Slee reviews Yuliya Yurchenko’s book, Ukraine and the Empire of Capital. Published in 2018, it traces Ukraine's evolution since 1991, when the Soviet Union was dissolved and Ukraine became independent.

Rihab Charida told a Nakba event about her work in Lebanon in the Palestinian refugee camps recording the stories of her elders, at risk of being lost forever.

Tongerlongeter

In Tongerlongeter: First Nations Leader and Tasmanian war hero, historians Henry Reynolds and Nicolas Clements revive the history of Tasmania's First Nations peoples' resistance to invasion and colonisation. Alex Salmon reviews.

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Poetry by Jepke Goudsmit.