In an exclusive interview with Green Left, popular Thai dissident and scholar Dr Pavin Chachavalpongpun shared his perspectives on the outcome of the May 14 general election in Thailand with Peter Boyle.
Asia & the Pacific
Green Left’s Chloe DS spoke to Cheong Huei Ting, Central Committee member of the Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) and Coordinator of the PSM’s Environmental and Climate Crisis Bureau ahead of her participation in the Ecosocialism 2023 Conference in July in Naarm/Melbourne.
The transfer of US naval nuclear propulsion technology to Australia under AUKUS would come with its “benefits and risks”, a US Congressional report has noted. Binoy Kampmark reports.
An exciting new range of guest speakers at the Ecosocialism 2023 conference in Naarm/Melbourne July 1-2 have been announced. Jacob Andrewartha reports.
Green Left journalist Isaac Nellist and refugee rights activist Chloe DS go through the latest news from Australia and around the world. Music and editing by LittleArcherBeats.
Stop AUKUS WA and Walyalup Climate Action protested the Labor government’s enormous AUKUS military spending. Alex Salmon and Leonie Lundie report.
Secret United States government documents leaked onto social media platform Discord reveal how the US and its military is striving to reestablish hegemony — targeting adversaries and pressuring allies, report Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.
In Tongerlongeter: First Nations Leader and Tasmanian war hero, historians Henry Reynolds and Nicolas Clements revive the history of Tasmania's First Nations peoples' resistance to invasion and colonisation. Alex Salmon reviews.
Timor-Leste voted in a new parliament on May 21 — one which will likely see the return of Xanana Gusmão as Prime Minister, reports Learo Earle.
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Australian director Gem Romuld said that the hundreds at the rally were just the tip of the iceberg of a new movement that is building against militarism. Alex Bainbridge reports.
Labor is rushing a dangerous amendment though parliament that would exempt the AUKUS nuclear-powered submarines from important environmental protections. As Bevan Ramsden argues, this has be strenuously opposed.
Peter Boyle interviewed well-known Thai dissident and scholar Pavin Chachavalpongpun on the outcome of the May 14 general election in Thailand.
Grasberg mine — the largest gold mine and third-largest copper mine in the world — is central to the story of West Papua’s colonisation, writes Learo Earle.
John Tamihere from Te Pāti Māori (Maori Party) talks about the AUKUS military pact.
Rasti Delizo, an international affairs analyst, longtime socialist activist in the Philippines and former vice president of the Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino (BMP, Solidarity of Filipino Workers) discusses rising militarism in the Asia-Indo-Pacific region.
South Korea unions are fighting back against the right-wing Yoon Suk-yeol government, reports Clive Tillman. Strikes are planned for July on the back of record-breaking May Day mobilisations.