The so-called truce did not end the violence against Palestinians in the West Bank, where Israeli settlers and troops are terrorising and killing with impunity.
On 8 November, the High Court ruled indefinite immigration detention unlawful, overturning a 20-year-old precedent.
About 65 maintenance workers at CSL Behring, in the northern Melbourne suburb of Broadmeadows, having been on rotating strikes since August.
A stark warning from the UN has revealed the world is on track for a “hellish” three degrees of warming this century.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to continue to decimate Gaza “with full force” following the brief ceasefire.
Racism and Indigenous rights
Police have dropped charges against eight Refugee Action Collective Vic activists who were fined for taking part in a car cavalcade on Good Friday 2020.
Labor’s support for Israel’s horrific war on Gaza is creating tensions within the party. Solidarity spoke to one member about why she quit the ALP.
Sexism and LGBTIQ
The widespread admiration for the Matildas has been a blow against sexism but it has also fuelled nationalism.
The war in Ukraine has become a bloody stalemate that continues only because both Russia and the US are pouring in weapons to continue the killing.
This is the text of the 2023 Alex Macdonald Memorial Lecture, delivered by Phil Griffiths. With thanks to the Brisbane Labour History Association.