Poetry by Jepke Goudsmit.
Art & poetry
Italian artist Davide Dormino’s life-sized bronze sculptures of Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden invite the public to show solidarity with whistleblowers. Peter Boyle reports.
British comedian Kate Smurthwaite discusses the power of comedy as a force for good, with Alex Bainbridge.
Green Left is part of A Love, Art and Revolution Film Festival that will showcase progressive short films in April. Rachel Evans reports.
Barry Healy reviews two Perth art exhibitions exploring the Australian landscape as seen through the eyes of invading capitalism and surviving Aboriginality.
Maree F Roberts reviews The Stasi Poetry Circle — a thought-provoking approach to the Cold War's culture wars in the former German Democratic Republic.
Dave Riley, long-time socialist, artist, satirist and chef, was an enthusiast about trying out new ventures to broaden the socialist project. Jim McIlroy reports on his life.
InterPlay is a playful and community-minded interactive art exhibition, inviting audiences to experience art in a way that explores our environment. Darren Saffin reports.
Sam Wallman has released his long-awaited first book, Our Members Be Unlimited, a comic about workers and their unions. Andrew Chuter reviews.
Protesters mark 15 years of the NT intervention, demand police in First Nations communities be disarmed
Protesters gathered around the country, in response to a call out from Yuendumu Elders, to demand police be prohibited from taking guns into remote First Nations communities and justice for Kumanjayi Walker. Isaac Nellist and Chloe DS report.
Scientific disagreements happen all the time. But when 'scientists' deny human-induced global warming, elevating the contrarian view to convey the pretence of scientific disagreements among experts, it has to be called out, argues Rupen Savoulian.
An art auction will help raise funds for Socialist Alliance candidate Pat O'Shane, reports Jonathan Strauss.
Melbourne-based visual artist Nina Sanadze launched her thought-provoking installation Call to Peace on March 27, reports Mayura Ashok.
Writer/director Geoff Sykes has done a great job of re-imagining Australian rural political conflict into a modern setting with his new play, write Jim McIlroy and Coral Wynter.
The Inner West Disability Pride Fest returns to Newtown, reports Kerry Smith.
Comic impersonator, poet and activist, Helchild, is back with another riotous show at the 2022 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, writes Darren Saffin.