December 22, 2012
Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific
By Marianne Arens, December 22, 2012
The Partei für Soziale Gleichheit (Socialist Equality Party) recently held a series of meetings in Germany under the slogan “Defend Greek workers.”
By Bill Van Auken, December 15, 2012
Dropping the bid to name Susan Rice as secretary of state reflects the administration’s desire to avoid both a protracted debate on Benghazi and a partisan fight with the Republicans.
By Mike Head, December 14, 2012
Gillard’s government is stepping up its partnership with the autocratic Sri Lankan regime to prevent refugee boats sailing from the island.
By Ernst Wolff, December 11, 2012
A New York court ordered Argentina to settle debts totalling $1.33 billion with hedge fund NML Capital by December 15.
By Clement Daly, December 10, 2012
St. Louis-based Peabody Energy has announced it will permanently close its Willow Lake Mine in southern Illinois, laying off 400 miners after a miner was crushed to death last month.
By Mark Church, December 8, 2012
Detainees are protesting against the barbaric conditions in the Pacific island camps, as well as the uncertainty surrounding their asylum claims.
By Patrick O’Connor, December 6, 2012
As well as emphasising the centrality of PNG’s relations with Canberra and Washington, O’Neill used his Australian trip to curry favour with the mining giants.
By Richard Phillips, December 3, 2012
New Australian telemovie falsely marketed as crime drama.
By Ernst Wolff, November 27, 2012
Rebel soldiers attached to the Movement M 23 are continuing to advance in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
By Patrick Martin, November 26, 2012
The New York Times estimates that US drone strikes have killed more than 2,500 people.
An exercise in myth-making
By Nick Beams, November 26, 2012
Whitlam's demise is presented as the downfall of a social reformer, almost totally ignoring the global context in which the 1975 Canberra Coup took place.