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Uncle Kevin Buzzacott of the Arabunna Nation. Photo: Disrupt Land Force/Facebook

Standing up against the war profiteers at the Land Forces exhibition in Brisbane was a rainbow coalition of First Nations peoples, peace, climate and human rights defenders. Alex Bainbridge, Jim McIlroy and Steffi Leedham report.

As Victoria heads into its fourth lockdown, healthcare workers are concerned that public health services are at breaking point. Sarah Hathway reports.

Nurses in New South Wales are taking action against the state government's insulting pay offer and its refusal to agree to formal nurse-to-patient ratios. Niko Leka reports.

The Federal Court's ruling that the government has a duty of care to protect young people from climate change is a win. Zane Alcorn argues it is due to mass mobilisations on the streets.

The International Energy Agency has ruffled feathers by calling for no investment in new fossil fuel supply projects, writes Margaret Gleeson.

Renee Lees reports that residents protested outside the site of the world’s biggest arms dealers — Thales and BAE Systems — as part of the Disrupt Land Forces action.

Ecopella, a troupe of progressives who bring musical instruments, protest songs and humour to Sydney protests, have just released their fourth album, writes Miguel Heatwole.

Just as Israel is being forced to pull back from its latest bombardment of Gaza, ABC management has been instructing its reporters in the art of misreporting, writes Pip Hinman.

For the first time in three decades, the NSW school curriculum is undergoing a complete reform. Jason van Tol argues that it is important to note what is being omitted.

Dean Imperial as Ray, a worker just trying to get by in the sardonic gig-economy altern

Barry Healy reviews Lapsis, a sci-fi film in which gig economy workers are manipulated into competing with each other — and with robots — to make a living.

Alex Salmon reviews Working Class History, a great tool for understanding how every gain workers and ordinary people have made has come through struggle.

As another New South Wales Labor leader bites the dust, Aleks Wansbrough asks why “reliable Gladys” is so immune to criticism? 

Thousands marched through Sydney in solidarity with Palestine on May 30, reports Peter Boyle.

Filmmaker and author John Pilger spoke to his 2002 documentary comparing Israel’s occupation of Palestine to South Africa's brutal apartheid regime, reports Rachel Evans.

We are witnessing barbaric aggression visited upon hapless Palestinians as part of the Zionist Establishment's project of ethnic cleansing, argues John Ebel.

Water activists have won a legal case against Adani's plans to build a water guzzling pipeline in central Queensland, reports Margaret Gleeson.

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