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The NSW Public Service Association is the latest union to challenge the New South Wales government’s 2.5% wage cap. Steve O'Brien reports.

Refugee rights activists discussed the Labor government’s contradictory refugee policy at a recent forum. Chris Slee reports.

Detainees on 501s continue to be forcibly flown from Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation centre to Christmas Island detention centre. Chloe DS reports.

Labor has no right to ride the wave of sympathy for the Murugappan family while it turns back boats at sea in contravention of the UN Charter, argues Janet Parker.

The Last Execution film

Barry Healy reviews The Last Execution, set in the former German Democratic Republic.

The campaign to soften Peter Dutton's image has little hope against his record in government of building the new surveillance state. Ugur Nedim reports.

Following the passage of Voluntary Assisted Dying through the NSW parliament, Suzanne James speaks with advocates Shayne Higson and Greg Connell.

The Victorian Coroners Court has just completed public hearings in a coronial inquest into the death of Gunditjmara, Dja Dja Wurrung, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta woman Veronica Nelson. Chris Slee reports.

A teachers association has called on the Labor government to scrap the AUKUS nuclear submarine contract. Kerry Smith reports.

China has crossed some imaginary line by seeking to develop mutually advantageous relationships with Pacific Island nations. William Briggs reports.

Protest albums from May 2022

Mat Ward takes a look back at May's political news and the best new music that related to it.

Activists protested outside Prime Minister Anthony Albanese's Marrickville office, asking him to “Make Julian Assange’s freedom top priority”. Rachel Evans reports.

Unions NSW passed an anti-nuclear submarine motion at its general meeting in April. Kerry Smith reports.

At the heart of the Brisbane Greenslide was a strategy of combining electoral campaigning with social organising. Australian Greens’ Griffith campaign manager Liam Flenady outlines how they laid the groundwork for this breakthrough victory by the radical left. 

Dark Winds

Barry Healy reviews a new crime series revolving around the struggles of the Navajo Tribal Police in Monument Valley, Arizona.

Ben Wishaw in This is Going to Hurt

Barry Healy reviews a new series is set in the British National Health Service, which is reeling from neoliberal funding cuts.

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