If there is one theme to Helen Yaffe’s book We Are Cuba!, it is survival, writes Ian Ellis-Jones.
Imperialism & war
Two controversial German figures, Sarah Wagenknecht and Alice Schwarzer, released a Peace Manifesto on February 10, which gathered close to half a million of signatures in less than a week, reports Sibylle Kaczorek.
Anti-war protests outside MPs’ offices demanded that AUKUS be scrapped and the $170 billion allocated to nuclear-powered submarines be instead spent on human need, reports Pip Hinman.
Members of the Ukrainian community joined anti-war Russians to protest the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine at a rally in Martin Place. Federico Fuentes reports.
Those who thought the federal Labor Party supported reforming the antiquated war powers would be startled to hear Foreign Affairs Minister Penny Wong make it clear the government does not. Pip Hinman reports.
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.
Seymour Hersch's allegations of United States Navy involvement in the sabotage of the Nord Stream pipelines has been denied by US officialdom, but questions still remain, writes Binoy Kampmark.
Foreign affairs minister Penny Wong told Senate estimates that she was happy to defer to Washington on whether or not the B52s stationed in Australia would carry nuclear weapons. Binoy Kampmark reports.
Anti-war and peace networks are organising a national protest outside federal MPs’ offices, demanding an end to AUKUS and the billions being wasted on a new arms race. Pip Hinman reports.
The 20th anniversary of the then largest protest in world history is on February 15. As time passes, memories fade. But the huge 2003 protest against the Iraq war was worth remembering, argues Alex Bainbridge.
More than 150 people from across Australia and New Zealand attended the Palestine Solidarity Conference to discuss how to raise public awareness about Palestinian human rights and oppression. Michael Bull reports.
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.
A protest was held in Sydney against the Israeli apartheid state's upsurge in deadly attacks against the Palestinian people. Peter Boyle reports.
Ian Ellis-Jones takes on the Cuban right-wing internet trolls.
Burkina Faso’s government decided on January 18 to ask French military forces to leave the country within a month, reports Vijay Prashad.
US ecosocialist: ‘Support Ukraine against Russia’s military imperialism and the West’s economic imperialism’
Howie Hawkins discusses the recently formed Ukraine Solidarity Network and the challenges of building solidarity with Ukraine while opposing US imperialism.