The Guardian • police

Issue #2098

Homeless Police and Health Care Workers

Homelessness is common throughout Queensland. It even impacts those with full-time work. The situation is so bad that homelessness now impacts police officers and health...

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Issue #2044

Atlanta’s Cop City

In August 2021, the City of Atlanta shocked its citizens when it announced plans to construct a US $90m police training complex in the middle...

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Global briefs Issue #2063


KENYA: Police have been ordered not to report deaths amid protests against the rising cost of living. While police in Kenya have long been accused...

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Weasel Words heading Issue #2029


CARBON-NEUTRAL /ˌkɑː.bən ˈnjuː.trəl/ This is a good thing, right? It means that the thing which has been so described at least doesn’t add any more...

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Issue #2046

Queensland police under fire

The Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, has begun to restructure the Queensland Police Service (QPS) in an attempt to eradicate the “significant problem” of sexism, racism,...

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Prison cells. Issue #2064

The US Prison in film: A Marxist View

In the “land of the free,” millions languish in prisons in the name of law and order. The prison, as an institution, is used by...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2105


The case that Brittany Higgins brought against Bruce Lehrmann exposed the inadequacy of our legal system when it comes to giving  women a ‘fair go’...

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Quill and ink . Issue #2099


Domestic violence – addressing causes as well as symptoms As the government pauses to consider shelling up over $1 billion to address domestic violence, Australians...

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Global briefs Issue #2078


New York: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) overwhelmingly approved a resolution to end the US economic blockade of Cuba imposed in 1962. This year...

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Lab work. Issue #2054

Queensland’s forensic debacle

On 16th May 2023, the Queensland Health Minister, Yvette D’Ath, announced that Queensland’s Health Forensic and Scientific Services (QFSS) have a backlog of more than...

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Justice for TJ Issue #2083

Justice for TJ

This year is the 20th anniversary of the death of TJ Hickey, who died during a police pursuit in Redfern, Sydney in 2004. On Saturday...

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Police violence in US. Issue #2058

US Police Violence

On 16th June the US Justice Department announced that the Minneapolis Police Department needed to be reformed. The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division had launched...

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Greenville, NC Police Department. Issue #2064

The Police-Industrial-Complex

US citizens believe they have the right to representative democracy, freedom of speech, religious worship, a free press, and equality before the law with a...

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Issue #1982

Queensland police fight vaccine mandate

Members of the Queensland Police Service (QPS) have launched a legal challenge in the Supreme Court of Queensland (QSC) against a vaccine mandate issued by...

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Issue #1988

NSW police block efforts to protect remote Indigenous communities

It has been brought to light that one of NSW’s most senior police officers influenced the state government to reject proposed health measures designed to protect remote Indigenous communities.

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Issue #2047

Queensland police corruption report

In 1987 the Fitzgerald Inquiry, The Commission of Inquiry into Possible Illegal Activities and Associated Police Misconduct, began investigations into the corruption by the Queensland...

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Issue #2035

Hear her voice

This article contains references to examples of experiences of First Nations peoples, and language that is disrespectful and offensive to their culture, history, people and...

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Global briefs Issue #2105


KENYA: Biden promised to designate Kenya as the USA’s first “major non-NATO ally” in sub-Saharan Africa as Kenyan President William Ruto arrived in Washington for...

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Issue #2013

Anti-protest laws affect us all

Earlier this month, NSW police bungled a raid on Blockade Australia activists in the Colo Valley, in Sydney’s north-west. Activists at the remote camp noticed...

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Issue #2046

Queensland police to compile information on socialists, Marxists

The Queensland Police Service (QPS) is enlarging and strengthening reporting on individuals with “extremist” views and beliefs as a result of the December 2022 killings...

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Issue #2074


When the Nazis needed to put their despatch of people to concentration camps on a more efficient basis, whom did they turn to? Their good...

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youth behind fence Issue #2044


Australian governments are quick to point the finger at human rights abuses in other countries, but Australia’s record is nothing short of disgraceful when it...

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