History

John Pilger

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.

British Empire

Richard Gott's 2011 book focuses on the revolutionaries and rebels who stood up to the British Empire. Alex Salmon reviews.

Public housing in Chile

Miguel Lawner — architect and former political prisoner — speaks to Taroa Zúñiga Silva about how Salvador Allende’s government improved the lives of Chileans in its first year.

Cuban Family Code

Natalia Marques spoke to young activists in Cuba to find out how the new law was won through grassroots dialogue.

Marko Bojcun

When Ukrainian writer, teacher and activist Marko Bojcun died in England on March 11, an important link snapped in the chain of struggle for the Ukrainian people’s social and national emancipation, writes Dick Nichols

A new report documents the ongoing human, social, economic and environmental toll of the Iraq war, reports Brett Wilkins.

Mary Lou McDonald, A Republican Riddle is no hagiography, nor is it a glib hatchet-job, writes Bill Nevins.

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.

We Are Cuba!

If there is one theme to Helen Yaffe’s book We Are Cuba!, it is survival, writes Ian Ellis-Jones.

Crash Course by H Bruce Franklin

Bill Nevins reviews Crash Course, H Bruce Franklin's memoir of lifelong anti-war resistance, which cuts through the fog of myth and propaganda to make sense of modern history.

Protester holds sign reading 'We are the grand children of the ancestors you couldn't kill'

In a recent address, Professor Thalia Anthony discussed colonisation through a Marxist framework, including the ongoing impacts on First Nations people in Alice Springs. Niko Leka reports.

Yuliya Yurchenko

Ukrainian socialist and author of Ukraine and the Empire of Capital Yuliya Yurchenko discusses the key domestic factors that shaped Ukrainian politics from independence to Russia’s invasion.