Healthcare

The Indian Patent Office rejected pharmaceutical company Janssen’s application for an extension of its patent on a drug used in the treatment of tuberculosis, reports Peoples Dispatch.

ASHA protest in Bihar

Thousands of community health workers held a huge protest in Patna, in Bihar state, calling for higher pay, recognition as workers and access to employment benefits, reports Kerry Smith.

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’.

GL News

Green Left journalists Ben Radford and Isaac Nellist round up the latest news from Australia and around the world in this new podcast.

Colombia rally 2023

Tens of thousands of Colombians took to the streets to support progressive social and economic reforms proposed by President Gustavo Petro, reports Ana Zorita.

Jim McIlroy writes about how a recent hospital stay has underlined why we need to fight to defend and extend the priceless public hospital system.

Feb 1 2023 strikes Britain

About half a million workers took strike action across Britain on February 1, writes Terry Conway, in the biggest wave of strikes for over a decade.

Ian Ellis-Jones takes on the Cuban right-wing internet trolls.

Coalition Senators Alex Antic and Matt Canavan are pushing a new anti-abortion bill aimed at those with reservations about late-term abortions. Paul Gregoire reports.

Pakistan floods

While floodwaters have receded across much of Pakistan, relief efforts continue to support flood-affected communities, reports Farooq Tariq.

Omali Yeshitela APSP

African People’s Socialist Party chairperson Omali Yeshitela discusses the FBI raid on his home and the continuing US government war on the movement for Black liberation and reparations.

Members and supporters of the APSP following the raids in St Louis, Missouri. Photo: APSP

Members of the African People's Socialist Party (APSP) in the United States are expecting to be indicted this month over spurious allegations, reports Don Fitz, prompting a grassroots solidarity defence campaign.