Suicide by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people was a rare occurrence in pre-colonial times. Now, Aboriginal children are eight times more likely to commit suicide than non-Aboriginal children.
“Thank you for these protests. We love you and our hearts are with you in this moment.”
This message was sent from a refugee inside Northam Detention Centre in West Australia to activists who were protesting outside.
A new wave of feminists is appearing, but sexism and misogyny in Australia is alive and well and still thrives among the younger generation.
While the government has accused the anti-bullying program of encouraging the “indoctrination” of young people, the same forces in the government push for ever-expanded funding for the bloated chaplaincy services in public schools.
From January 15 to 26, five Resistance: Young Socialist Alliance members participated in an exposure tour of Malaysia, hosted by the Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM).
The Radical Ideas 2015 conference organised by Resistance: Young Socialist Alliance was a three day conference of socialist ideas and activism.