Economy

Mobile phone with no signal

The nationwide outage of Australia’s second-largest telecommunications companies should prompt a reconsideration of bringing these essential services under public ownership, argues Isaac Nellist

The Maritime Union of Australia, along with other unions and environmental groups, is campaigning to for an offshore wind farm industry in the Illawarra, near Wollongong. Jim McIlroy reports.

Residents across the inner west showed their support for changes to the New South Wales Local Government Act, which would respect residents views on council demergers. Pip Hinman reports.

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Marxist economist and author Claudio Katz speaks to Green Left’s Federico Fuentes about the realities of imperialism today, in the first of a two-part interview.

Used with permission from Alan Moir, moir.com.au

There are some very straight-forward solutions to ease the sustained cost-of-living crisis, as Peter Boyle outlines. But they require a redirection of public funds away from the corporate profits-first agendas of the major parties.

Anthony Albanese has just returned from his second visit to Washington since being elected, showing his determination to support the US’s imperial aims in the Asia-Pacific. Pip Hinman reports.

Sri Lanka

More than a year after the popular uprising in Sri Lanka that removed an autocratic president, the regime continues to reinforce authoritarian tendencies in implementing debt restructuring reforms, reports Janaka Biyanwila.

Uncle Sam

Argentine Marxist economist Esteban Mercatante talks to Green Left’s Federico Fuentes about the ongoing relevance of imperialism for understanding the world we live in.

imperialism globalisation

Author, economist and political activist Michael Roberts spoke to Green Left’s Federico Fuentes about the realities of imperialism today and how much — or how little — has changed since Vladimir Lenin wrote his book on the subject.

CFMEU national secretary Zach Smith address the Housing Justice Summit

A successful housing summit bought campaigners together to discuss the problems and canvass solutions. Rachel Evans and Virginia Gawler report.

Greens MP for Griffith and housing spokesperson Max Chandler-Mather addresses the national Housing Justice Summit in Gadi/Sydney. 

PaJK dharna protest

A mass movement has erupted in Pakistani-administered Jammu and Kashmir against spiralling energy and food prices, report Farooq Sulehria and Harris Qadeer.