New figures from Redfern Legal Centre show a shocking number of children are being strip searched by NSW Police. Paul Gregoire reports.
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Protesters called for solutions to the housing crisis in a rally organised by the National Union of Students, Get A Room and the NSW Greens. Jim McIlroy reports.
As killings continue in Sydney streets, Greens MLC Cate Faehrmann has stepped up her call for the legal regulation of cocaine. Paul Gregoire reports.
New South Wales Greens MP Abigail Boyd told Suzanne James that NSW Labor has abandoned its base, ignoring the wave of concern about climate change that obliterated the federal Coalition government.
Greens MP for Newtown Jenny Leong spoke to Suzanne James about how bullying and toxic politics have been used to suppress democratic outcomes in the ongoing religious freedom bill debate in New South Wales.
Hall Greenland pays tribute to his friend and comrade Jack Carnegie, unionist and founder of the Greens in New South Wales.
A key focus of The Greens' campaign in the City of Sydney local government elections is council investment in affordable and public housing. Jim McIlroy reports.
Suzanne James writes that until systemic racial profiling ends, Black deaths in custody will continue and the 1991 royal commission's recommendations will not be implemented.
While there are serious flaws in Inside the Greens, author Paddy Manning is too good a journalist to suppress vital information. Some of it is explosive.
For instance, during the recent conflicts in the Australian Greens between The Greens NSW and Bob Brown devotees, some in the later camp pushed for the wholesale expulsion of the former.
That was not the only example of such blow-up-the-ship thinking.
The latest Newspoll for the NSW elections on March 23 has Labor and the Coalition neck and neck. A Coalition or Labor minority government dependent on crossbench support is considered to be likely by the pundits.
On top of that, with a plethora of right-wing micro-parties contesting in the upper house, only the tightest preferences between more progressive candidates will stop the right gaining more ground in the Legislative Council (upper house).
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.
There were mixed results in the recent Greens NSW Legislative Council preselections. But, that in itself represents a revival in the fortunes of the more radical (or red-ish) Greens who have suffered a series of losses in such ballots over the past two years. Those losses were welcome news to the self-styled “mainstream progressives” (or centrists) who lead the Australian Greens and have long chaffed at the presence of Corbyn-like elements in the Greens NSW. Now, writes former convenor of NSW Greens Hall Greenland, that losing trend is over.
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