In Melbourne, refugee rights activists being harassed by local authorities need to be defended, particularly by the union movement.
Australia’s Morrison government responded to the emergency with a budget that will bolster the fragile fortunes of the rich, at the expense of the poor, and an industrial relations bill that would turn workers into a casualised slave labour force.
Looking ahead to a year of grave challenges and great opportunities.
2020 has been one hell of year—environmental catastrophe, COVID, a capitalist system in crisis, naked police abuse and resistance! LGBTIQA+ people have a massive stake in uniting with other communities to stem the erosion of democratic rights and hold police accountable. Decades of struggle against police abuse. The contemporary queer community was forged through resisting police attacks… Read more »
Today’s powerful movement in the streets led by Black and brown youth and outraged women is the kind of organizing that can influence even right-wing, religious fundamentalist courts.
Working people all over the world are in an end-game fight for democratic rights.
On 26 October, the Victorian government sent workers and police into Djab Wurrung country to bulldoze a 350-year-old tree that was culturally significant to the Djab Wurrung people and their birth practices.
The confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court makes it clear that if the rights of women and other oppressed and exploited groups are to be protected, it is up to us ourselves to make it happen!
Radical Women and the Freedom Socialist Party are outraged at the September 23rd grand jury ruling that finds police blameless in the murder of Breonna Taylor.
Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s call to women: “Have more children for the good of the economy.”