Another huge school strike for climate action hits Australia

By Jim Hayes

Tens of thousands of young Australians, if not more, have once again taken part in the global school strike. Students in 123 countries and 2,000 cities called on governments to step up their game and take decisive action and cut back carbon emissions, which threaten catastrophic global warming. Continue reading Another huge school strike for climate action hits Australia

Is what we are being told about the situation in Venezuela true or a lie?

This is the first of Joe Montero’s articles from the front line in Venezuela, delayed because of an attack on the country’s electricity system, which has left most regions without power, water or communications for days. It has made life considerably harder for everyone. He went there as a journalist member of the Media Entertainment and Arts alliance and representative of the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign and the May Day Committee (Melbourne).

While on my Way to Venezuela, among all the good wishes and desire to know more of what is going on there, there were a handful of vitriolic counter reactions. Continue reading Is what we are being told about the situation in Venezuela true or a lie?

Adani’s new law firm put forward ‘trained attack dog’ strategy for waging legal ‘war’

This article by Josh Robertson (ABC 19 February 2019), shows how far Adani is prepared to go, to force through his unpopular Carmichael coal mine project, and his has found a legal firm willing to use what some might consider unethical means to wage a war against opponents. This does not mean that the opposition will fade away. There is little chance of this. But it does suggest that the battle has entered a new and desperate phase. Continue reading Adani’s new law firm put forward ‘trained attack dog’ strategy for waging legal ‘war’

Official site of the May Day Committee (Malbourne)

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