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Capitalism: Inadequate in the face of bushfire disaster

Australia is facing longer periods of fire danger. Catastrophic fires are becoming more likely as the climate changes due to global warming. The capitalist system is responsible for the climate crisis. It is also...

Anti-government demos across Australia following bushfires

Demonstrations swept the country over the last two weekends as tens of thousands turned out against Scott Morrison’s government in the wake of the bushfire crisis. Protesters chanted for the end of Morrison’s prime...

Profits the barrier to climate action

In the past year the climate crisis has moved to the forefront of people's minds. Young people in particular have taken to the streets with enormous climate strikes being organised around the world. The...

Journalists punished in Australia for fleeing Saudi regime

Two gay journalists fled to Australia from Saudi Arabia in October after authorities interrogated and threatened to ‘out’ them. This would have put their lives at risk, given that homosexuality is illegal in Saudi...

Queensland Labor pass new anti-protest laws

In October 2019 the Queensland Labor government passed controversial anti-protest laws. The immediate aim of the new laws is to curtail climate protests, but they will likely be used more widely in the coming...

Climate inaction and budget cuts fuel devastating bushfires

Australia is in the grip of an extreme bushfire crisis. Record-breaking heat waves and months of drought have created the conditions for massive blazes across the country. The scale of the fires is unprecedented,...

2020s set to mark new era

The 2010s ended with catastrophic bushfires raging across Australia. Liberal Party prime minister Scott Morrison was denounced for going on holidays in Hawaii while communities were being burnt to the ground. We’ll probably look...

Anti-union bill fails to pass

The Morrison federal government was shocked and humiliated when their union-busting ‘Ensuring Integrity’ bill was defeated in late November. The bill would have made it easier to deregister unions, to ban union officials, and to...

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