Youth & students

Protesting attack on pensions in France

Millions of workers and youth in France mobilised on January 19 against the government's latest attack on pensions. John Mullen explains the background.

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Polish left-wing party Razem (Together) International Office member Zofia Malisz discusses the party’s history, Polish politics and Razem’s views on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

2022 China protests

Choo Chon Kai, a leading activist in the Socialist Party of Malaysia, has been building solidarity with democracy activists in China for many years. He discusses the recent protests in several cities in China.

Activist holding sign that reads ‘No Narrabri gasfield’ at a November 12 climate rally in Sydney

Climate Coalition Sydney organised a forum that heard from four union and environmental activists fighting against the Australian government’s fossil fuel expansionism. David Killingly reports.

The Freedom Movement of Iran – Queensland has been organising weekly protests in Brisbane calling on the federal government to do to help the democracy movement win in Iran. Kerry Smith reports.

Ontario strike 2022

Ontario’s Conservative government has officially repealed its anti-worker, anti-union legislation, reports Jeff Shantz

Barry Healy reports that thousands of people from across Perth attended a vigil in Midland to commemorate the life of 15-year-old Noongar man Cassius Turvey.

Lula's victory rally. Photo credit: Ricardo Stuckert/@PTBrasil

The key to defending Luiz Inacio "Lula" da Silva's government and ensuring progress will be the revitalisation of the popular organisations and indigenous and labour movements, argues Dave Kellaway.

Iran teachers strike

Iranian teachers staged a two-day strike on October 24, as anti-government sentiment continues to grow, reports Susan Price.

Apple workers in Newcastle bowling for strikes while on strike.

Apple workers struck for 24 hours, taking the next step in their unprecedented national industrial action campaign for a better agreement. Isaac Nellist reports. 

Still from 'My Imaginary Country' by Patricio Guzman

Artist and playwright Jepke Goudsmit presents her impressions of Patricio Guzman's new documentary on Chile's second revolution.

Raqqa

Following its liberation from Islamic State, Raqqa is rebuilding its damaged infrastructure, economy, health and education sectors, and constructing a pluralistic, grassroots democracy, reports ANF English.

Paris protest

An estimated 140,000 people marched in Paris, France, on October 16 to demand greater investment in climate action, higher wages and an emergency freeze on the prices of groceries, rent, and energy, reports Julia Conley.

Solidarity with Iran

Marcel Cartier spoke to Communist Party of Iran leaders Marzieh Nazeri and Abbas Mansouran about the uprising that has been sweeping Iran for more than a month.

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For the first time since the Islamic revolution, Iranians are united and are targeting the central pillars of the Islamic republic, including the concentration of power and authority in the hands of the ruling clergy, reports *Suzan Azadi.

A member of the Taliban security forces threatens a protester in Kabul.

Susan Price spoke to a Hazara woman living in Kabul about the attack on Hazara school children, the protests and response by the Taliban.

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