Anti-racism

The opening of a new Chinese consulate in Adelaide was protested by contingents of ethnic and religious groups with deeply-felt grievances against China's government, writes Anne McMenamin.

Major League Baseball has taken a stand against racism and moved its All-Star game to protest voter suppression, reports David Zirin.

Large and angry protests were held in several cities across the country to mark 30 years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody handed down its findings, reports Isaac Nellist.  

New allegations about the brutal behaviour of Australian special forces officers in the war on Afghanistan have added impetus to the calls for justice and an end to Australia’s involvement in the war, writes Pip Hinman.

 

Next year's French elections will take place in a context where the parties of the left and right are in grave difficulty and the COVID-19 pandemic poses new problems for capitalists and anticapitalists alike, writes John Mullen.

Andrew Chuter reviews graphic novel, Stuck Rubber Baby, a powerful story of one person's growth to enlightenment within a turbulent period of social upheaval.

The Republican Party is rallying again around Donald Trump, in an attempt to win the elections in 2022 and 2024, by restricting the non-white (especially Black) vote, reports Barry Sheppard.

Voting rights are under attack in the United States, reports Malik Miah. In 43 out of 50 states, legislation seeks to limit voting rights for Black and Brown citizens.

Denying permanent residency to a 6-year-old Australian-born child because he has cerebral palsy shows this government's complete and utter political and moral bankruptcy, writes Janet Parker

Brisbane march. Photo: Alex Bainbridge

Thousands rallied on Palm Sunday rallies around the country. More than 1500 marched in Melbourne in the largest refugee rights rally since Victoria's COVID-19 lockdown ended.

The Dutch election in mid-March was a shift to the right. One of the great mistakes of the Dutch left in the period leading up to this election was that, while it was already at an all-time low in the polls, it did not prioritise its own narrative, writes Alex De Jong.

An Aboriginal flag flying at half mast.Photo: Kazadams/Wikimedia Commons

Moreland City Council has voted to fly the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags at half-mast each year on January 26 and National Sorry Day on May 26, reports Jacob Andrewartha.

Former Builders Labourer's Federation leader Jack Mundey, who pioneered the green ban, was given a rousing state send off at Sydney Town Hall. Rachel Evans reports.

Anti-racist protests took place in cities across the United States following the murder of six Asian women in Atlanta, Georgia in what was a racist hate crime, writes Malik Miah.

United States President Joe Biden administration regards China's economic rise as an "existential threat" to the US Empire, writes Barry Sheppard.

Independent Iraqi journalist Abeer Hasan Al Ani told a gathering to mark the invasion of Iraq that the promises of freedom, democracy and prosperity the Iraqis longed for have never come true. Peter Boyle reports.

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