This week we’re thinking about organised labour in the fight against racism and sexism; resisting neoliberal impulses toward ‘self-care’; and shooting magpies out of trees. Oh wait, that last one wasn’t us.
The profit-driven logic of today’s media landscape - of which the Nine-Fairfax merger is only the latest symptom - is largely incapable of producing truly media products that represent people’s voices and speak to their experiences.
A dossier on the Left’s debate over the nature of class struggle, universalism and the best way to address oppression and inequality.
This mindset of not rocking the boat, glorifying pragmatic compromise (almost always with the right, not the left), shaming other left-wing democratic opponents, and calling for #changefromwithin is a weak, liberal-centrist theory of change.
To be a young diaspora Pakistani is to inhabit a constant dichotomy of hope and humiliation. For us, Khan’s promise of a Naya Pakistan means a chance to escape this demeaning cycle.
We thought it was high time to engage in the online version of cornering someone at a party and foisting a copy of your favourite book on them, assuring them that it'll "change your life, honestly, just read it, it's amazing."