Morrison may have adjusted his language over climate change, but, he continues his push to expand fossil fuel use.
Scott Morrison and the NSW Liberals have agreed to ramp up fossil fuel use through a fresh expansion of gas and coal production.
Independent MP Zali Steggall has presented her new climate bill as a way to break the deadlock on climate action. But it avoids the key question of what policies we need to cut emissions—and so will get us nowhere.
While Australia plans to open new coal mines, Germany is in the process of closing down its mining sector.
Two major strikes in May will see unions and students out in force for climate action. Last year School Strike for Climate brought 350,000 to the streets on 20 September.
Following Donald Trump, Scott Morrison’s travel ban on everyone from China who is not an Australian citizen or permanent resident has fuelled the racist response here.
Newly-elected Greens leader Adam Bandt has launched a push for a Green New Deal, aiming to give a little zest to the party’s flagging image after it drifted to the right under former leader Richard Di Natale.
Hundreds of refugees brought to Australia for medical attention before the Medevac legislation was repealed are still being held in closed detention.
The Federal Court has issued an injunction preventing 1800 DP World wharfies from taking strike action for six weeks until mid-March, despite it being legally “protected” action.
After years of build-up Donald Trump has finally released his “deal of the century”, touted as a “peace settlement” between Israel and the Palestinians.
The Republican-majority Senate acquitted Trump of all charges in early February. But instead of furthering resistance, Trump’s approval ratings have actually increased to a record high of 49 per cent.
In a major shake-up of Ireland’s two-party system, Sinn Féin has swept the polls in the general election.
Naomi Klein’s new book taps into a growing sentiment around the need for large-scale social transformation in response to the climate crisis.
Bernie Sanders’ campaign has galvanised support in the early Democratic primaries, but will he be sabotaged again, asks Lachlan Marshall
Reforming capitalism is not the same as socialism, argues Sadie Robinson. Another society is possible—but can only come about through a revolution by working class people
The competitive drive structured into capitalism prevents the rich and powerful from acting on the climate crisis, argues Feiyi Zhang
The 250th anniversary of Cook’s landing in April will see him defended as a great navigator and explorer. But he was part of the imperialist scramble to colonise the world, writes James Supple
Scott Morrison has been badly damaged by his response to the bushfire crisis, after weeks of refusing to act.
We are in a climate emergency. Australia’s bushfire crisis has brought this home to millions of people.
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.
Global climate talks in Madrid ended without agreement in December, demonstrating starkly that official politics has no answer to the climate crisis.
The first people transferred under Medevac have now been in detention almost a year. The initial hopes for freedom have turned into despair.
In December, the Liberals released a second draft of their Religious Discrimination Bill.
France is in the grip of an extraordinary strike wave against President Emmanuel Macron’s assault on pensions.
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.
India is being rocked by protests and strikes against hard right Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Workers in Australia have more in common with workers around the world than they do with the Australian ruling class, writes Raul Haagensen
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
The hope that radical left governments in Europe could take parliamentary power and deliver change has proven hollow, writes Caitlin Doyle
This year began with another shocking Aboriginal death in custody, the product of an injustice system set up to criminalise, jail and kill.