The Greens have shown that Labor’s Housing Australia Future Fund bill would not guarantee funding for public, social and affordable housing nor would it tackle out-of-control rent rises. Alex Bainbridge reports.
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Tributes to Stewart West were powerfully worded, but hearing Anthony Albanese and Peter Dutton honour him for the kinds of things they mostly do not do made me angry. Emily McGrath looks at the legacy of her late grandfather.
Tamils rallied to commemorate the massacre of tens of thousands of Tamils by the Sri Lankan armed forces in Mullivaikkal in the north of the island of Sri Lanka in May 2009. Chris Slee reports.
How can we prevail on Labor to admit that realpolitik is obscene as a frame for its Israel relations? How can we force it to see the Israeli colonising project as unacceptable in today’s world, asks Ken Blackman?
A protest outside the office of immigration minister Andrew Giles demanded permanent visas for refugees. Chris Slee reports.
Hundreds called on the federal Labor government to deliver its promise to give permanent protection to thousands of refugees left in limbo because of cruel asylum seeker policies. Peter Boyle reports.
The federal Treasurer tells us that cost-of-living pressures are only going to get worse before they get better. Angela Carr argues that Labor must abandon its neoliberal approach.
The Scott Morrison multiple-portfolio saga is just the tip of the credibility crisis plaguing politics. Sam Wainwright argues we need to look a lot further than the restoration of Westminster conventions.
The latest Green Left Show features Ben Pennings and Sam Wainwright on the government's climate bill and 43% emissions reduction target.
Backed by big business, mining companies and billionaires, Labor and the Coalition spent millions of dollars on political advertising to win votes, according to a new report by The Australia Institute. Isaac Nellist reports.
Activists called on Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to “get on the phone” to the United States and British leaders to free Julian Assange. Jim McIlroy reports.
Asked recently how he would act on his promise to help Julian Assange, Anthony Albanese implied he was working to bring the matter to a close. Binoy Kampmark wonders if he will.