Economy

A special inquiry into the Ruby Princess debacle has found authorities made “serious mistakes”, some even “inexcusable”. However, as Jim McIlroy reports, it did not recommend any action be taken against them.

Union organiser Sarah Hathway will contest the City of Greater Geelong local council elections on a platform focussed on meeting community needs, reports Sue Bull.

In our latest podcast, Green Left sits down with Alison Pennington, a senior economist at the Centre for Future Work, to discuss the economic implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government's response and alternatives to austerity and deregulation.

Every day of the pandemic generates more proof that corporate vampires are in charge of the blood bank, writes Peter Boyle.

Barry Sheppard speaks to Green Party of the United States presidential candidate Howie Hawkins.

By any estimate, the size of the LGBTQI+ community, in a population such as ours, constitutes a tidy and expanding market: the ongoing struggle for equality won not just social and political, but financial liberty for a community that had, for so long, been pushed back into society's shadowy margins, writes James McVicar.

New South Wales communities ravaged by the Black Summer fires are now suffering the impact of the harsh winter cold as they await for their homes to be rebuilt, reports Paul Oboohov.

Members of the Irish Green Party voted overwhelmingly to enter a coalition with the two traditionally dominant centre-right parties on June 26, thereby firmly cementing the Greens as a party of neoliberalism, writes Emma Clancy.

Unions covering the aviation sector have condemned Qantas' decision to sack 6000 staff and keep a further 15,000 workers stood down indefinitely, reports Jim McIlroy.

A new study estimates the economic shock from the COVID-19 pandemic could add a further 80–400 million people to the 727.3 million already living in extreme poverty around the world, writes Peter Boyle.

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