After more than four months of determined industrial action, wharfies at DP World port terminals have won a 25.6 per cent pay rise over four years, while accepting changes to rostering.
The NSW Labor government is set to lock in more pollution through extending the life of Eraring, the country’s largest coal-fired power station.
Palestine activists should encourage Labor members to support our demands and seek to draw them into the movement.
Racism and Indigenous rights
Paddy Gibson spoke to Indigenous activist Ray Peckham about the fight against segregation and the Aboriginal Welfare Board, and how trade unions aided the struggle
Matilda Fay looks at where racism in Australia comes from and what we can do about it.
Sexism and LGBTIQ
The widespread admiration for the Matildas has been a blow against sexism but it has also fuelled nationalism.
About 1.4 million people marched across Germany at the end of January against the far right AfD (Alternative for Germany) party.
This is the text of the 2023 Alex Macdonald Memorial Lecture, delivered by Phil Griffiths. With thanks to the Brisbane Labour History Association.