Art & poetry

'Palestine Under Siege' is a resource for the international solidarity movement

The powerful new documentary Palestine Under Siege was screened across the country at sessions organised by Green Left, Socialist Alliance and Dare to Struggle Film Festival.

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Poetry by Tamara Pearson.

two sister's bodies wrapped in cloth

Stuart Rees responds to months of genocide in Gaza and the West Bank.

Waterloo Forever variety show

The Waterloo Forever Variety Show brought together the creative energies of public housing tenants, their supporters and community, report Siobhan Patton and Rachel Evans.

Palestine protest Melbourne

As Israel enacts a genocidal war on Gaza, the words of  Palestinian-American poet and physician Fady Joudah echo in my mind, writes Markela Panegyres.

Cabaret performer and "Eco-Worrier" Hannah Gwatkin speaks with Alex Bainbridge about her climate cabaret coming up at the Sydney Fringe.

Up from ashes we rise

This poetry and prose anthology book was conceived in the wake of New Mexico's worst natural disaster in written history, writes Bill Nevins.

Sinead O'Connor

The world lost a powerful force for justice on July 28, when poet, activist, singer and inspiration to millions, Sinéad O’Connor died at 56, writes Leo Earle.

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Damian Balassone, on the poverty of spirit.

SAG-AFTRA strike

Members of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) — representing 160,000 actors across the United States — went on strike on July 14, joining writers on the picket lines, reports Malik Miah.

Paul Tran, All the Flowers Kneeling

Bill Nevins interviews Paul Tran, author of the acclaimed poetry collection All the Flowers Kneeling.