Youth & students

Queensland’s Annastacia Palaszczuk government has announced plans to build another children’s jail in Woodford, next door to the adult maximum-security facility. Paul Gregoire interviews Debbie Kilroy from Sisters Inside.

Students campaigning for affordable housing

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.

Macron

President Emmanuel Macron has now signed his pensions bill into law, but the struggle to defeat it is not over, reports John Mullen.

French pensions protest

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.

Tennessee Three

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.

Climate strike Germany March 3 2023

Franziska Heinisch and Julia Kaiser explain how climate activists and public transport workers in Germany are coordinating their efforts to take joint strike action.

Protest in France

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.

Cuban Family Code

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

Workers hold banner that reads '8 hours labour, 8 hours recreation, 8 hours rest'

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.

School strike for climate protest in Sydney

Young people are moving away from the major parties in search of real political change, Isaac Nellist reports.