Debbie Kilroy, a long-term prison rights campaigner, argues that we need to abolish prisons, police and other systems of social control, and that the rising movement around Black Lives Matter–Stop Black Deaths in Custody offers a valuable opportunity to talk about the alternatives.
Pat Zinn, a longstanding member of Jews against the Occupation, was driven by a deep sense of compassion and concern for her fellow human beings, writes Vivienne Porzsolt.
July 19 marks seven years since Kevin Rudd said people seeking asylum, who arrive by boat, would never be settled in Australia. Alex Bainbridge spoke to councillors Jonathan Sri and Sue Bolton about the campaign to free imprisoned refugees and end the cruel policy.
Socialist councillor Sue Bolton argues that listening to, and working with, affected communities is critical for any government wishing to stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
The second round of the French local elections was bad news for President Emanuel Macron and his austerity agenda, writes John Mullen.
Caroline Andersen speaks about her family’s struggle for the truth regarding her son Wayne 'Fella' Morrison's 2016 death in the custody of Corrective Services South Australia.
US President Donald Trump is doubling down on his race war agenda, while Democratic party mayors are succumbing to pressure and seeking to undermine the Black Lives Matter movement, writes Malik Miah.
Socialist Alliance Moreland City Councillor Sue Bolton speaks about the Victorian government’s draconian hard lockdown of public housing estates in Melbourne.
Victorian Labor's hard lockdown of residents in public housing estates works against its purported goal and feeds racism against migrant communities, argues Sue Bolton.
Sue Bolton slams the Herald Sun for its reactionary commentary blaming migrants for the COVID-19 spread in Victoria while ignoring bosses who are not taking the pandemic seriously.