Anti-racism

Black Lives Matter leaders stand on the shoulders of civil rights movement of the 1960s, writes Malik Miah. John Lewis's life reflects the power of that revolutionary leadership and its inspiration for today's new leaders.

Those crowing the loudest about the Black Lives Matter movement pushing “cancel culture” should take a good hard look at exactly who is cancelling whose culture, writes Sam Wainwright.

French World Cup victory celebrations ironically opening Les Miserables, which shows the oppression

Les Misérables was released in France about six months before the Black Lives Matter movement swept the globe. However, it expresses the BLM spirit perfectly, writes Barry Healy.

Green Left interviews Greens councillor Jonathan Sri about the refugees imprisoned at Kangaroo Point.

Uncle Sam Watson mural

Alex Bainbridge reports that legendary Aboriginal activist Uncle Sam Watson has been memorialised in a new mural in West End's Bunyapa Park.

The family of Gamilaraay, Gumbaynggirr and Wakka Wakka man Tane Chatfield say the criminal justice system was responsible for his death, reports Rachel Evans.

Union organisers, health workers and Muslim community representatives say it is essential the community be given a central role in coordinating a public health response to COVID-19, reports Jacob Andrewartha.

The latest crackdown on journalists, authors and publishers in Malaysia, which is aimed at protecting former government figures facing trial for corruption and money laundering, is being fuelled by a nauseating campaign of racism and xenophobia, writes Peter Boyle.

Rupen Savoulian writes that modern history is full of examples where, rather than erasing history, tearing down statues of racist conquistadors has been a necessary starting point for illuminating the darkest corners of imperial colonisation.

Tens of thousands of workers and others plan to “Strike for Black Lives” on July 20, writes Malik Miah. Fast food, ride-share, nursing home and airport workers in more than 25 cities are expected to walk off the job for a full-day strike.

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