Community groups will host a candidate forum in the Balmain electorate in the lead-up to the New South Wales elections with a focus on how local democracy is best served. Peter Boyle reports.
Farhad Bandesh, a Kurd, escaped Iran because he was persecuted. But, as he told Sumitra Vignaendra, a bridging visa amounts to more torture.
The uprising in Iran sparked by the murder of Mahsa (Jina) Amini continues to spread across the country and international support for the Iranian people's resistance to the regime is growing, reports Kerry Smith.
The first day of the Ecosocialism 2022 conference brought together many activists involved in climate, union and solidarity campaigns in Newcastle. Niko Leka reports.
The New South Wales Rail, Tram and Bus Union is continuing to take industrial action over concerns regarding passenger safety and members' jobs, Jim McIlroy writes.
Confusingly, Labor's Defence Minister Richard Marles told the Shangri-la Dialogue that Australia needs a good relationship with China while also letting it be known he supports the United States' anti-China campaign. William Briggs reports.
The proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers at the University of Sydney has not grown for a decade and is a key reason the NTEU took strike action. Awabakal man Jeremy Heathcote and Nick Riemer report.
United States anti-war activist Professor Noam Chomsky said regional solutions exist for the two main confrontations today — Ukraine and China — but that the US president is not interested.
Public anger at government failings over mitigating the virus spread is justifiable. The challenge for progressives is to work out how to organise this anger into a fight for measures that can offer lasting protections, argues Fred Fuentes.
New research from Professor Joseph Drew shows conclusively that the forcibly merged councils in New South Wales have not made the promised savings. Pip Hinman reports.
Bosses claim the modern, flexible workplace is a wonderland of freedom and self-expression, but a new book reveals what it is really like for workers, writes Barry Healy.
The Australian’s government’s surprise September 16 announcement that Australia was in a new security alliance with the United States, Britain and Australia — AUKUS — formalises its war drive against China.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating and disproportionate impacts on women’s lives, jobs, future career prospects and long-term financial security, writes Zita Henderson.
Jon Strauss discusses the legacy of the Labor government-sponsored Prices and Incomes Accords of the 1980s and 1990s.
Two weeks on from the US Presidential election and Donald Trump is still trying to cling to power, writes Malik Miah.
The Global Ecosocialist Network, in conjunction with System Change Not Climate Change will be hosting a conversation with authors Mike Davis and Rob Wallace.