The cost of living is going through the roof and the housing crisis means more people cannot afford to rent or buy. Nearly everyone is feeling the pinch. That's why the Socialist Alliance platform for the NSW elections is is ‘People before Profit’.
Murujuga Traditional Custodians have escalated their campaign to protect Murujuga rock art in the Pilbara, Western Australia. Coral Wynter reports.
Activist Stephen Langford has been arrested for failing to adhere to draconian bail conditions, which prevent him from being in the Sydney CBD. Pip Hinman reports.
Getting traffic lights installed next to a public school was a years-long battle that parents and citizens finally won. Graham Matthews reports.
Palestinian writers Susan Abulhawa and Mohammed El-Kurd have been subjected to a storm of false defamation at the Adelaide Writers’ Festival in South Australia. Gideon Polya reports.
Student activist Cherish Kuehlmann successfully challenged bail conditions arising from a housing action, which prevented her from entering Sydney’s CBD. David Killingly reports.
Climate activist Richard Boult was found not guilty of all charges brought by NSW Police for stepping onto a road during a climate protest last June. David Killingly reports.
The closure of the traditional opportunity shop means the losers are people who can least afford it, argues Darren Saffin.
A two-year investigation by Hindenbug Research found evidence that Indian conglomerate Adani Group had engaged in a brazen stock manipulation and accounting fraud scheme over decades. Binoy Kampmark reports.
The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture has again had to pull out of a planned inspection after NSW and Queensland refused it access to facilities. Paul Gregoire reports.
Activist Stephen Langford has been banned from the Sydney CBD after placing an A4 sheet, with blue tack, quoting Governor Lachlan Macquarie onto his statue in Hyde Park. Kerry Smith reports.
Elite soldiers in the Australian army are still asked to participate in a “Conduct After Capture” course, which uses torture, sexual assault and dehumanisation techniques, writes Damien de Pyle.
Green Left journalists Ben Radford and Isaac Nellist round up the latest news from Australia and around the world in this new podcast.
Those who thought the federal Labor Party supported reforming the antiquated war powers would be startled to hear Foreign Affairs Minister Penny Wong make it clear the government does not. Pip Hinman reports.
NSW Police arrested a housing activist at midnight on February 18 after a housing protest the day before. Kerry Smith reports.
Community groups will host a candidate forum in the Balmain electorate in the lead-up to the New South Wales elections with a focus on how local democracy is best served. Peter Boyle reports.