Coalition, ALP condemn communism as “Extreme”
On the 3rd of February, the Senate, unfortunately, passed a motion to condemn “all […] extremist groups which seek to promote fascism, communism, anarchism, violence and bigotry in our community.”
Australia’s human rights record is a joke
Last month, at the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review of human rights, Australian officials faced tough questions over its human rights violations. The...
Massive overhaul on environmental laws needed says new report
Last month, the Morrison government released a once in a decade report of Australia’s environmental laws.
ABCC stripped to bare minimum
The moves to abolish the anti-worker Australian Building Construction Commission (ABCC) are underway. Last month, the Albanese government reduced the powers of the ABCC “to...
Gender inequality in the workplace
Despite the achievements in the long struggle for gender equality in Australia, significant structural and cultural injustices remain, including widespread gendered violence.
JobKeeper used to profit the corporations, not help people
The purpose of JobKeeper should have been to help keep the working class employed during a once-in-a-century pandemic that devastated the global economy. However ...
Morrison’s hydrogen scheme another marketing ploy
Yet again, the Morrison government is trying to pull the wool over Australia’s eyes. This time, Prime Minister Scott Morrison is attempting to sell the...
Editorial – Dutton funds favoured, less meritorious projects
One would think that given how big the Morrison government is on ensuring a “fair go for those who have a go” that merit-based programs would be the shining example of this motto in practice. However ...
Gov’t spends billions on military, but people get none!
It seems in every facet Australia is inching closer towards transforming into its transpacific cousin, the United States of America.
Under capitalism corporate greed supersedes peoples’ needs
Yesterday JobKeeper ended, and the Coronavirus Supplement will end later this week. These payments have been vital in ensuring that workers can keep their jobs and those already on some form of government assistance get the extra help they need during this once-in-a-century pandemic.