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Community First campaigners with Renee Lees at prepoll

The Queensland Greens increased their representation on the Brisbane City Council and won significant swings in other wards at the local government election. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Veronica Koman, Jess Spear, Khaled Ghannam and Rebecca Meckelburg.

The full conference agenda for Ecosocialism 2024 has been released, with an exciting list of new speakers and panels. Fred Fuentes reports.

Climate activists Violet Coco and Brad Homewood were sentenced to jail for two months for taking direct action to highlight the plight of the planet. Rachel Evans reports.

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Four years on from the outbreak of COVID-19, Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus introduces new reads for reds and greens, including four important new books on capitalism and the pandemic.

An estimated 3000 people called for native forest logging to end as they marched through the CBD to parliament. Philippa Skinner reports.

The decision puts native title holders in a stronger position when fighting to prevent future fossil fuel projects. Jim McIlroy reports.

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Critical theorist, feminist and author Nancy Fraser continues her conversation with Green Left’s Federico Fuentes, focussing on the role of expropriation and transnationals in modern imperialism, and the challenges facing anti-imperialists and anti-capitalists.

Speakers at the Ecosocialism 2024 conference

Speakers from Malaysia, the Philippines and the United States have been added to the growing bill of international guests at the Ecosocialism 2024 conference. Fred Fuentes reports.

Stronger climate action is the only reasonable course of action for any aspiring Tasmanian MP who understands the climate crisis and cares for their constituents, argues Susan Austin.

David Spratt and Ian Dunlop argue that the government is not up to speed on the latest climate science and its risk assessment process is out of time.

Traditional Owners outside court

Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners have filed a case against the Queensland government after it refused to suspend operations at the Adani/Bravus Carmichael coal mine, putting the Doongmabulla Springs at risk. Coral Wynter reports.

Despite the record heat conditions, more than 100 people protested outside the headquarters of Woodside. Alex Salmon reports.