Suzanne Weiss, a Jewish Holocaust survivor, socialist activist and author, condemned Israel for turning Gaza into a “death camp”.
Colonisation and colonialism
Author, economist and political activist Michael Roberts spoke to Green Left’s Federico Fuentes about the realities of imperialism today and how much — or how little — has changed since Vladimir Lenin wrote his book on the subject.
Vijay Prashad argues that the recent coups in West Africa represent “Colonel’s Coups” — coups of ordinary people who have no other options. That is why the coup in Niger is being defended in mass rallies from Niamey to the small, remote towns that border Libya.
The recent coup in Niger follows similar coups in Mali, Burkina Faso and Guinea, each led by military officers angered by the presence of French and United States troops and by the permanent economic crises inflicted on their countries, report Vijay Prashad and Kambale Musavuli.
At least 16 people were killed, hundreds injured and more than 500 arrested, following three days of protest in Senegal in early June, prompting fears of a further crackdown, reports Leo Earle.
Thousands came out across Australia to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Al Nakba (the catastrophe) in 1948 and call for justice.
As we prepare to join the global Palestinian diaspora in remembering the ethnic cleansing of 1948, Folke Bernadotte's personal story illuminates Zionism in action, writes Ken Blackman.
In a recent address, Professor Thalia Anthony discussed colonisation through a Marxist framework, including the ongoing impacts on First Nations people in Alice Springs. Niko Leka reports.
First Nations people and organisations have continued to propose solutions and call for genuine consultation between affected communities at all levels of government. But, as Jacob Andrewartha reports, they are being sidelined.
Michael Adams new book, Hanging Ned Kelly: Elijah Upjohn, the hangmen and the underbelly of colonial Australia, exposes how executioners were forced to do the colonial ruling classes' dirty work. Alex Salmon reviews.
The current frenzy around the Alice Springs crime wave risks risks repeating the same moral panics and deployment of top-down policies which disempower First Nations people, write Thalia Anthony and Vanessa Napaltjari Davis.
A ceremony marking the 181st anniversary of the execution of freedom fighters was held at the Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner monument on the corner of Victoria and Franklin Streets. Darren Saffin reports.
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