Australian Greens foreign affairs spokesperson Senator Jordon Steele-John has condemned Turkey’s latest aggression against Kurds in north and east Syria and in northern Iraq. Peter Boyle reports.
The Australian Greens' proposal for a two-year rent freeze is a workable and clear response to the housing crisis, writes Alex Bainbridge.
The latest Green Left Show features Ben Pennings and Sam Wainwright on the government's climate bill and 43% emissions reduction target.
No one predicted Labor candidate Kristina Keneally could lose the Western Sydney seat of Fowler. Federico Fuentes looks behind the crumbling of Labor’s ‘red wall’.
Defying predictions, the Greens look set to win 2 seats in Brisbane and are in the running for another. Liam Flenady, the Australian Greens’ campaign manager for the seat of Griffith, reflects on three reasons why the campaign was so successful.
The Australian Greens leadership pledged support to the Kurdish struggle for freedom, justice and peace at a well-attended function in the Democratic Kurdish Community Centre. Peter Boyle reports.
Suzanne James spoke to NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge about what can be achieved if progressives hold the balance of power in state or federal parliaments.
Australia’s major political parties are leading us down a path of escalating regional tensions. But it does not have to be this way, argues Jordon Steele-John.
Dr Deb Foskey, a decades-long fighter for the environment and long-time member of the Greens, died on May 1 after a 12-month struggle with cancer, writes Jim McIlroy.
Alex Bainbridge spoke to Australian Greens' leader Adam Bandt about COVID-19, climate change and the party's priorities.
The federal government’s JobKeeper package will be a relief for about 6 million workers, but more than a million workers will be left to fend for themselves, writes Jim McIlroy.
The right-wing dominated Coalition's win in the May 18 federal election is a major setback for the climate action movement, the union movement and the interests of working people in Australia. We must now urgently take steps to unite and step up the fight to defend the movements for progressive change in this country, writes Jim McIlroy.
The NSW Greens appear to be heading for a split, with the right wing of the party initiating a McCarthyite campaign to purge socialists from its membership.
"Old fashions please me best; I am not so nice To change true rules for odd inventions."
William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew, 1593.
On May 21 Australian Greens deputy leader Adam Bandt introduced a small but potentially significant private member's bill into the House of Representatives.
The growing scandals engulfing the Big Four banks, now being amplified through the financial services royal commission, have opened the way for a major discussion about alternatives to the corporate banking oligopoly in Australia.
Now, Greens leader Richard Di Natale has entered the fray with a proposal for a People’s Bank to offer low-cost mortgages for home-buyers and other facilities.
NSW GREENS SENATOR told the ABC’s Insiders program on July 2 that, globally, mass movements are on the rise and that she could see a change in how politics works. She also said that parliament was “important to me, but it is not the main game”.
Green Left Weekly’s SUSAN PRICE caught up with Senator Rhiannon at the Students of Sustainability conference in Newcastle on July 4 and asked her about politics today.