Offshore gas companies are fleecing Australian taxpayers, making massive profits while paying practically nothing under the government’s Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT).
Workers are feeling the squeeze after a decade of low wage growth, in the face of rising inflation. But the Liberals are still determined to attack union rights and undermine workers’ ability to win pay rises.
It wasn’t long before Scott Morrison found a chance to boast about being the architect of Operation Sovereign Borders and turning back asylum boats.
Instead of leaping at the possibility for negotiations in Ukraine, our leaders made it clear that they want the war to go on.
Emmanuel Macron has beaten the fascist Marine Le Pen to take the French presidency. But Le Pen’s vote of 41.5 per cent was a significant increase on her total in the last run-off election.
Jess Hill’s Quarterly Essay The Reckoning is an assessment of the #MeToo movement in Australia.
Jean Parker looks at why workers have different expectations of Labor governments, and why so many of them have ended up betraying their supporters.
The Woomera breakout saw protesters help refugees escape detention, advancing a movement that won freedom for many others too, writes James Supple
The horrors of war have produced numerous revolts at home—that have ended wars, toppled dictatorships and put a fight for radical change on the agenda, argues Tom Orsag.
The Morrison government remains stuck behind in the polls and is relentlessly trying to take us into a khaki election.
China’s security treaty with the Solomon Islands, finally signed this week, has caused hysteria in Australian ruling class circles.