The ecological and social impacts of a new surge in global military spending will be one of the discussions at the Ecosocialism 2023 conference in Naarm on July 1–2. Peter Boyle reports.
The Sydney Anti-AUKUS Coalition, with the support of anti-war, peace and environmental groups, is preparing to protest the Quad summit, which will include US president Joe Biden and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Kerry Smith reports.
The ABC says China is making “outlandish” claims about Australia. But Tomahawk Cruise missiles on Australian vessels, nuclear-powered submarines and integration of NATO into the Indo-Pacific all point in one direction, argues William Briggs.