Almost six years since the Royal Commission into the Detention and Protection of Children in the Northern Territory delivered its findings, the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre is still open. Stephen W Enciso reports.
Youth & students
Isaac Nellist writes that Labor’s budget is a huge disappointment for many, but especially young people struggling with the cost-of-living crisis, surging rents and expensive education.
A new report by Anglicare Australia has revealed that less than 1% of private rentals are affordable for a person working full-time on the minimum wage and just four rentals across Australia are affordable for people on JobSeeker. Isaac Nellist reports.
President Emmanuel Macron has now signed his pensions bill into law, but the struggle to defeat it is not over, reports John Mullen.
Continuing his analysis of the social explosion continuing in France, John Mullen looks at the far right and how it has reacted to the movement against President Emmanuel Macron’s pension reforms.
In the wake of the primary school shooting in Memphis, Tennessee, three Democratic legislators took part in a protest against gun violence. Two of them were then expelled from the House by the Republican majority, reports Malik Miah.
Franziska Heinisch and Julia Kaiser explain how climate activists and public transport workers in Germany are coordinating their efforts to take joint strike action.
John Mullen describes the escalating revolt against pensions attacks in France and argues for an indefinite strike to defeat Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron's attack on workers.
Natalia Marques spoke to young activists in Cuba to find out how the new law was won through grassroots dialogue.
Tim Gooden celebrates those workers who won the 8-hour working day and proposes five campaigns the union movement must fight for today.
French President Emmanuel Macron has decided at the last moment to impose his pension bill by decree, reports John Mullen.
Young people are moving away from the major parties in search of real political change, Isaac Nellist reports.
After a three-week period of relative calm, all trade union federations in France called on workers “to bring France to a standstill” on March 7. Key workers’ sectors promised ongoing strikes, reports John Mullen.
Green Left journalists Ben Radford and Isaac Nellist round up the latest news from Australia and around the world in this new podcast.
Seven months on from the Sri Lankan popular uprising, Janaka Biyanwila looks at how government spin, backed up with state violence, is attempting to keep a lid on popular discontent.
The dynamism of the movement to defend pensions is inspiring, but even many strikers think that the government will never back down. John Mullen asks, can Macron be beaten, and if so, how?