Maree Roberts reviews Karen Throssell’s book about her father’s persecution at the hands of Australian security services.
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Melbourne-based labour historian, Phillip Deery recently launched Karen Throssell's book The Crime of Not Knowing Your Crime, about her father Ric Throssell's lifelong battle with ASIO to clear his name.
Appallingly, women who have made history make up just 1% of all of Victoria’s statues. Darren Saffin argues why it is important to support a statue of feminist unionist Zelda D'Aprano.
Distinguished Kuku Yalanji woman Pat O’Shane is running for Socialist Alliance in the seat of Leichhardt. A retired barrister and a former New South Wales magistrate, she spoke to Alex Bainbridge about what fires her up and why she decided to contest the federal election.
Martyn Stevens was passionate about social justice and making the world a better place, writes Paul Oboohov.
Walter Kaufman was his own man, a survivor, ‘at home in homelessness’. Vivienne Porzsolt recalls the remarkable life of a left-wing writer and unionist.
Communist, trade unionist and class-struggle fighter for migrant rights George Zangalis died on March 25. Radicalised during the Greek civil war, Zangalis remained a fighter until the end, writes Sue Bolton.
Alexander Brown, Melanie Barnes and Nick Southall write about John Rainford's contributions to communist, labour and social movements.
Jim McIlroy reports that about 200 people joined the online launch of SEARCH Foundation’s new book Comrades! Lives of Australian Communists.
Ted was a committed trade unionist, with a hunger for knowledge and a desire to both understand and change the world.