“You say you love your children above all else, yet you are stealing their futures right before their very eyes.” – This 15-year-old activist just called out world leaders for their global inaction on climate change.
Venezuela has just had municipal elections and the result was a landslide victory for the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV). There were also important wins for candidates standing for grass roots (communal) organisations, some of which are critical of the PSUV. Together this accounted for about 75 percent of the vote and the taking of 90 percent of the contested positions. Continue reading Bolivarian movement wins big in Venezuela’s municipal elections→
As West Papuans celebrated Human Rights Day on 10 December and took part in ceremonies, where the independence Morning Star flag was raised, the Indonesian occupation forces came in and arrested dozens. So far, about 130 are known about. A together about 500 people have been arrested over the past week,as the occupation authorities tried to clamp down on the growing frequency of protests.
Don’t get me wrong. I’m all for Labor winning the federal election next year. The alternative of an ongoing Coalition government would be a disaster in many ways. More so, when it is hell bent on transforming the Australian political landscape into an ugly expression of entrenched inequality, exploitation and repression, which is far worse than anything experienced before. Continue reading Build unity to get rid of the Coalition→