The terrible earthquake disaster in Turkey and Syria should make us ponder the meaning of community and nation as well as security and sovereignty, writes Stuart Rees.
The link between the entertainment industry and the military industrial complex has never been more evident than in the promotion of the latest offering in the Top Gun franchise, writes Binoy Kampmark.
The drive to demonise China is tied to the crisis-ridden nature of capitalism. Capitalist China has been both friend and enemy, depending on the state of play within the global economy. William Briggs reports.
Green Left speaks to Dr Ayesha Jehangir, who is currently writing a book about Afghan refugees and media discourses of war and conflict.
Western Australia’s Tigrean community have organised a second rally against the Ethiopian government's war on the Tigray province. Alex Salmon reports.
Peace activists organised a vigil outside the official Armistice Day ceremony on November 11, reports Nick Deane.
The following statement was released by Make Rojava Green Again, an international campaign aiming to find solutions to the ecological problems facing the Rojava Revolution in Northern Syria.
MRGA has been financially and practically supporting projects in Rojava in the spirit of solidarity and internationalism, and seeking to spread the word about the inspiring process in this region, which Turkey is now trying to annihilate.
Since US President Donald Trump’s inauguration, there has been a spike in commentary about the increasing risk of a war in our region — a war that could involve the US and China. As things stand, it would be impossible for Australia to avoid involvement in such a war. That is a reality we must urgently confront.
Some things should never be forgotten, and some things should never be forgiven. Both apply to the mass slaughter of ordinary people in World War I, including Gallipoli.
Islamophobia and the Politics Of Empire Deepa Kumar Haymarket Books 238 pages September 2012 Author Deepa Kumar says Liberal Senator Brett Mason is “so wrong” for moving a motion in the Australian Senate to condemn Green Left Weekly for its criticism of the NSW police. But Kumar, an associate professor of media studies and Middle East studies at Rutgers University in New Jersey, says Senator Mason’s actions “should not surprise us”.
As a child, David Cromwell got an invaluable insight into the way the corporate media skews the news. Scattered around his family's Scottish home were "mainstream" newspapers like the Daily Record and Glasgow Herald.
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