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Adani has announced a new ‘coal to plastics’ project in India that critics say is a dangerous plan to give coal a ‘second life’. Margaret Gleeson reports.

The decades-long campaign demanding truth and justice for victims of Chilean General Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship scored two important victories in Australia last month, reports Federico Fuentes.

While the vaccination roll-out limps along, Jobseeker and social security support is being reduced just when it is needed the most. Suzanne James reports.

The family of Gunnai, Gunditjmara and Wiradjuri man Raymond Noel Lindsay Thomas has waited four years to have their views on Victoria Police's practices and procedures heard in court, reports Chris Peterson.

After three years of tough negotiations, the Maritime Union of Australia won wage rises, domestic violence leave, protections against automation job losses and more, Jim McIlroy reports.

Workers at two council-owned inner west pools have been stood down by private operators without pay during lockdown. Pip Hinman argues this is the ugly consequence of councils contracting out community services.

The fight to save Callan Park, the 61-hectare harbourside parkland often described as the “jewel of the inner west”, has taken a new twist. Rachel Evans reports.

Trains have been made accessible for wheelchair users, but trams have not. Chloe DS and Chris Petersen report on the campaign to rectify this.

Simon Butler answers the "left" argument that progressives should support nuclear power as a climate solution.

Support for the unemployed and underemployed workers is a critical part of any good health response to the pandemic, writes Isaac Nellist.

ABC’s Australia Talks National Survey has provided some insights into how people’s lives have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and what they think about capitalism, writes Isaac Nellist.

An eleventh-hour reprieve has saved the Hamilton Community Pantry, reports Steve O'Brien.

Maritime Union of Australia national secretary Christy Cain addressed a protest demanding that Svitzer Australia reinstate tug boat crews who were replaced by labour hire.

The federal government insists that the Murugappan family do not meet the refugee criteria and can be safely returned to Sri Lanka. Janet Parker takes a look at the adverse security situation for Tamils.

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Jim McIlroy reviews a new anthology of lively interviews with prominent figures in the Australian radical youth scene of the 1960s.

The Retail and Fast Food Workers Union has made history by securing ther first Protected Action Ballot Order for a bookshop. Isaac Nellist reports.

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