Labor’s new climate plan only safeguards fossil fuels
The Albanese government wants to force changes to the climate Safeguard Mechanism through parliament by 31 March.
Veronica Nelson a victim of racist law and order agenda
On 30 January, coroner Simon McGregor handed down his report into the death of Gunditjmara, Dja Dja Wurrung, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta woman Veronica Nelson in Melbourne’s Dame Phyllis Frost prison.
Chalmers has no solution for the crises of capitalism
Labor Treasurer Jim Chalmers has followed in the footsteps of previous Labor ministers, including Prime Minister Kevin Rudd in 2009, by penning a theoretical article in the pages of the Monthly.
NSW Liberals on the ropes but Labor’s promises aren’t enough to fix hospitals and schools
The NSW Liberals are unravelling in the face of growing scandals, with polls showing Labor comfortably ahead as the state election approaches on 25 March.
Ardern jumps ship as NZ Labour lets down its supporters
Under Ardern's leadership, Labour went into decline, and is still heading for defeat in October.
Labor’s permanent visas announcement leaves thousands behind
Labor’s announcement on permanent visas has been overshadowed by the fact that thousands of other refugees have been left in a hell of uncertainty.
How the plan for a token advisory Voice was hatched
The plan for an Indigenous Voice to parliament was a result of the government-funded push for constitutional recognition that would deny any real rights, argues Paddy Gibson.
Broken Hill in the First World War: Strikes, conscription and workers’ radicalism
Tom Orsag looks at the bitter class struggles ignited by the First World War in Broken Hill, in the first of a Solidarity series on war and workers’ resistance.
Bloody proxy war in Ukraine continues to escalate
The longer the war drags on, the more deaths there will be and the greater the nuclear threat, either from a desperate Russia in the face of looming defeats, or indirectly from fighting around nuclear power plants.
How do we move from revolt to revolution?
Poverty, war and climate change drive millions to fight back. But we need to turn resistance into a challenge to the whole system, writes James Supple.