The ecological and social impacts of a new surge in global military spending will be one of the discussions at the Ecosocialism 2023 conference in Naarm on July 1–2. Peter Boyle reports.
The Barack Obama administration’s “Pivot to Asia” — the military, economic and political strategy to deploy more than half the US Navy to the Pacific — is continuing apace. Reihana Mohideen argues it needs to be resisted.
Blaming wages for inflation is cover for the capitalists’ attempts to make working people shoulder the cost of their system’s chronic periodic economic crises, argues Peter Boyle.
The Sudanese-Australian community mobilised outside Melbourne's State Library, calling for a return to civilian rule in Sudan. Jacob Andrewartha reports.
Work has started on the Perdaman fertiliser plant on the Burrup Peninsula, near Karratha, in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. Chris Jenkins reports.
John Pilger recalls the "electric" opposition of writers and journalists to the coming war in the 1930s and investigates why there is "a silence filled by a consensus of propaganda" today as the two greatest powers draw closer to conflict.
Under significant pressure Labor is signalling it will raise the rate of the JobSeeker payment in the federal budget — but only for those aged over 55. Isaac Nellist reports.
Many US states have passed laws penalising companies that use boycotts to pressure Israel on its human rights record, writes Selma Dabbagh. Julia Bacha’s 2021 documentary Boycott tells the story of these efforts to stifle dissent.
Episode 7: Green Left journalists Ben Radford and Isaac Nellist take you through the latest news from Australia and around the world.
Antipoverty Centre’s Kristin O’Connell: ‘The welfare system is stealing people’s present and future’
Welfare recipients, anti-poverty campaigners and supporters gathered outside Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s electoral office to demand he urgently commit to raising JobSeeker. Isaac Nellist reports.
The Queensland government’s recently-released Coal Seam Gas Brine Management Action Plan confirms that there is not safe way of storing produced salt. Elena Garcia reports.
Green Left's Alex Bainbridge speaks to outgoing Greens Gabba Ward Councillor Jonathan Sriranganathan about politics, social change and the role of elected representatives.
A group of alumni and friends attended the University of Queensland Senate meeting to challenge the university’s involvement with the weapons corporation, Boeing. Kerry Smith reports.
Protests are continuing against the construction of a police training centre in Atlanta, Georgia, despite activists being targeted by police violence and trumped-up legal charges. Malik Miah reports.
Rising Tide stopped a coal train for 5 hours on April 16 at the Port of Newcastle, after a successful camp for climate action. Coral Wynter, Rachel Evans and Richard Boult report.
Irish-Australian anti-war activist Ciaron O'Reilly was arrested outside Dublin Castle while attempting to deliver a giant prison key to United States president Joe Biden, reports Kerry Smith.