AUKUS

Activists, unions and the new NSW Greens Senator David Shoebridge spoke at a public meeting on how to resist AUKUS and a war with China. Jim McIlroy reports.

The Albanese government's plan to push ahead with the purchase of nuclear submarines as part of the AUKUS deal is an extraordinary waste, writes Peter Boyle.

The NSW Teachers' Federation State Council has called on the new Labor government to oppose AUKUS and reject the 'obscene military escalation' spearheaded by its predecessor. Kerry Smith reports.

US-ASEAN Special Summit

The United States is aggressively seeking to revive its waning hegemonic role in the Asia-Pacific. In response, the following joint statement was issued by the Party of the Labouring Masses (Philippines), the Socialist Party of Malaysia and the Working People's Association (Indonesia).

A teachers association has called on the Labor government to scrap the AUKUS nuclear submarine contract. Kerry Smith reports.

Scott Morrison's naming of Port Kembla as one of three locations being considered for the new submarine base prompted activists in Wollongong to spring into action. Alexander Brown reports.

NATO globalisation

British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss calls for the “globalisation” of NATO to pre-empt “threats in the Indo-Pacific”, namely China, William Briggs reports.

Since becoming the minister for offence, Peter Dutton has used every opportunity to spruik Australia’s “need” to prepare for war against China. ANZAC Day provided another opening for the hawk. Pip Hinman reports.

Anti-war and peace activists are planning to picket a naval arms bazaar, Indo Pacific Expo, being organised in Sydney. Pip Hinman reports.

Morrison, Joyce and Dutton are salivating at the prospect of purchasing hypersonic missiles. They believe it will make Australia “attractive” — in an existentially doomed way — to other powers in the region, writes Binoy Kampmark.

The war between Russia and Ukraine and its NATO backers continues, but Australia’s chief international focus is much closer to home — China. William Briggs reports.

Unions, anti-war activists and scientists are speaking out against the plan to build a nuclear-powered submarine base, which will open the door to the nuclear industry and nuclear weapons' manufacturing. Isaac Nellist reports.

Beware those who tell you federal Labor's small target strategy is just a tactic. Alex Bainbridge argues we can kick Morrison out and reject Labor's narrow vision that agrees with key planks of Coalition's policy.

Sign on to this open letter to Prime Minister Scott Morrison and defence minister Peter Dutton, initiated by several peace groups.

Sam Wainwright argues we can show solidarity with Ukrainian people's struggle for self-determination and the Russian peace movement, while also calling out the West's hypocrisy and militarism.

Newcastle City Council declared Newcastle nuclear free in 1982, a commitment locals say they will insist on as the federal government looks for a site for its nuclear-powered submarine base. Kathy Fairfax reports.

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