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Jazz is quintessentially American music. But, as Barry Healy writes, the story of jazz is a harrowing tale of racism and criminal violence stretching through to the present day. 

Glebe public housing resident Emily Bullock is adamant that, while her home could do with some repairs, it must not be allowed to be bulldozed by the state government, reports Rachel Evans.

Anti-Adani protesters are keeping up the pressure on insurance company Ark insurance, writes Coral Wynter.

The Kurdistan Women’s Liberation Movement sent the following message of solidarity to the Women's March for Justice, which mobilised more than 100,000 women and their allies around Australia on March 15.

Labor needs to break the bipartisan consensus and end its support for mandatory detention and boat turn-backs, argues Alex Bainbridge.

The Aviation Tourism package comes with no obligations to protect jobs. Jim McIlroy argues it is another handout to big business.

The federal government's anti-worker omnibus bill, which failed to gain crossbench support on March 18, sought to hand businesses more power in the workplace. Michelle Sheehy talks to Green Left about the campaign against it.

Anti-toll road activists are stepping up their protests against the North East Link. Isaac Nellist reports.

The Labor government’s crushing win in the WA election means it is unlikely to deviate from its neoliberal policies and enthusiastic support for the mining and fossil fuel corporations, writes Sam Wainwright.

Before his nightmare began Helal Uddin — known as “Spicy” — worked as a chef at a holiday inn in Dhaka. He had to leave Bangladesh after being involved in a protest. From Bomana Prison in Papua New Guinea, he tells his story to Green Left.

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