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This year's Invasion Day, January 26, coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy. Here is a list of events that will be held to mark the occasion and protest ongoing oppression and dispossession of First Nations peoples.

The Aboriginal Tent Embassy, the longest running protest by First Nations peoples, is about to mark its 50th year. This brief timeline was put together by Chloe de Silva and Markela Panegyres.

On its 50th anniversary, Markela Panegyres and Chloe de Silva spoke to Gumbainggir activist and historian Gary Foley about the history and significance of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy.

Pat O'Shane argues the Morrison government's mishandling of the pandemic has given rise to a collapse of equity and justice.

Ecosocialist bookshelf

Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents seven new books for red-greens and green-reds to start the new year.

Sydney Festival artists support BDS campaign

There has been an overwhelming response by artists to the call to boycott the Sydney Festival over its partnership with apartheid Israel, writes Vivienne Porzsolt.

It was another tough year for most of us, and 2022 looks to be no different. Peter Boyle asks you to join others in helping keep Green Left afloat.

The new exemptions to Public Health Orders, which can force sick workers to work, represent a serious attack on workers' rights and their health and safety. Sarah Hathway argues that workers and their unions need to draw a line.

Public anger at government failings over mitigating the virus spread is justifiable. The challenge for progressives is to work out how to organise this anger into a fight for measures that can offer lasting protections, argues Fred Fuentes.

Binoy Kampmark writes that the federal government has done its bit to conjure up a monster of its own making and that the Novak Djokovic episode of pandemic bureaucracy ranks high among its inglorious achievements.

Solidarity activists marked the murders of three activists murdered in Paris by agents of the Turkish state nine years ago. It was organised by the Democratic Kurdish Community Centre. Rachel Evans reports.

While Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic is in detention, refugee rights activists have taken the opportunity to protest the detention of refugees brought to Australia under the Medevac law in 2019. Chloe DS reports.

The reason Scott Morrison stopped Novak Djokovic's entry visa to play in the Australian Open championships is because he needs a distraction from the ongoing disastrous handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, argues Sue Bolton.

Abbi spoke from inside the Park Hotel prison to refugee rights activists outside asking what he and other asylum seekers had done to receive such cruelty from the Morrison government. Here is what he said.

A detained Serbian tennis player at the Park Hotel has unwittingly helped shine a spotlight on the Morrison government's cruel policies towards refugees. Chloe DS reports.

A protest outside transnational corporation Ansell’s headquarters demanded it reinstate sacked union activists in Sri Lanka and negotiate with genuine unions in its supply chains. Chris Slee reports.

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