Workers and toxic smoke: ‘People’s health has got to come before the dollar’ says Sydney port worker
Solidarity’s Erima Dall talked to Justin Timmins, the safety committee rep at DP World at Port Botany in Sydney, about their fight to avoid unsafe working conditions.
COP25 climate talks: World leaders fiddle as the Earth burns
Global climate talks in Madrid ended without agreement in December, demonstrating starkly that official politics has no answer to the climate crisis.
Manus and Nauru refugees brought to Australia still rotting in detention
The first people transferred under Medevac have now been in detention almost a year. The initial hopes for freedom have turned into despair.
Morrison extends religious right to discriminate
In December, the Liberals released a second draft of their Religious Discrimination Bill.
Weeks-long strike wave in France draws a line against neo-liberalism
France is in the grip of an extraordinary strike wave against President Emmanuel Macron’s assault on pensions.
Trump takes US to the brink of war with Iran
The US and Iran have stepped back from the brink of war, after Donald Trump’s assassination of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani threatened to bring on a dangerous conflict in the Middle East.
Protests and massive general strike challenge India’s far right government
India is being rocked by protests and strikes against hard right Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Nationalism—obscuring the class divide
Workers in Australia have more in common with workers around the world than they do with the Australian ruling class, writes Raul Haagensen
Climate disasters—how governments and the rich leave workers and the poor to die
The bushfire crisis has shown the desperate need for disaster assistance in the face of climate change. But the official response can highlight the class divide writes Ruby Wawn
Jeremy Corbyn and the failure of left reformism in Europe
The hope that radical left governments in Europe could take parliamentary power and deliver change has proven hollow, writes Caitlin Doyle
Injustice ongoing as Indigenous people jailed and killed
This year began with another shocking Aboriginal death in custody, the product of an injustice system set up to criminalise, jail and kill.