cost of living

Nurses' picket line cr Terry Conway

Ahead of a significant day of industrial action across Britain, Terry Conway discusses the significance of the strikewave and what it will take to force the government’s hand.

NTEU Qld

The number of workers taking strike action has risen this year, up from record lows for a decade. University workers are a part of this movement, reports Jonathan Strauss.

Light bulb cr Luca Nardone Pexels

Along with widespread food insecurity, South Africans also experience “energy poverty”, making it difficult for them to cover other costs such as food, rent, and clothing, reports Vashna Jagarnath.

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.

Enough is enough mural

Anti*Capitalist Resistance activist Phil Hearse discusses the debates on the British left over Ukraine and the rise of the Enough is Enough cost of living campaign.

Protest in Argentina

Thousands of people took to the streets across Argentina on August 18 to protest rising living costs and demand the government take action to improve material conditions, reports Ana Zorita.

Tens of thousands of Panamanians have been mobilising across the country, protesting the high cost of living and demanding support from the national government to face the growing economic and social crisis, reports People's Dispatch.

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.

There are a whole lot of things that can be done to ease the cost of living pressures on households, argues Kamala Emanuel. It is a complete con to think that all we can possibly hope for is a tiny little one-off bonus.

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