The Sydney University strike campaign ended in June, with 80 per cent of union members voting to accept management’s offer, and 96.5 per cent of workers supporting the agreement in the final ballot.
Riots swept France in early July after cops shot dead a 17-year-old, Nahel M, and then lied about it.
While the desperate search for a missing submersible covered our news feeds, 750 refugees were left for dead in the Mediterranean after a fishing vessel capsized.
The last ten years of the Australian government’s abuse of refugee rights are bookended by Labor governments.
Solidarity spoke with Marianne Mackay, a Nyoongar woman from WA who travelled to Canberra to join Lidia Thorpe and other Aboriginal people opposed to a Voice to Parliament, and Wayne Wharton, a Kooma man and longtime Indigenous activist organising with the Brisbane Aboriginal Sovereign Embassy, who is campaigning against the Voice.
The aborted rebellion in June by Yevgeny Prigozhin exposed fractures in Putin’s regime. But this could easily make the war in Ukraine even more dangerous as Western escalation continues.
The idea of degrowth recognises capitalism’s destructive nature, argues Martin Empson, but ends up looking for solutions within capitalism rather than looking to overthrow it.
There are worrying signs of a return to some of the racial politics of Fiji’s past after the end of the Bainimarama government, argues Jasmine Ali.
Miro Sandev looks at the Indonesian military’s deadly new operation in West Papua—and how the Australian government helps its crackdown on the independence movement.