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Big Mac sauce and Aeroplane Jelly are off the menu for now while the workers who make them are denied a pay rise. Kerry Smith reports.

Kurdish community in Sydney calling on the United Nations to prosecute Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for crimes against women in the occupied canton of Afrin, reports Peter Boyle

Peter Boyle accompanied activists from Jews Against the Occupation to present a petition to Facebook calling on the social media platform not to ban criticism of Zionism on alleged anti-Semitism grounds.

The Transport Workers Union is calling on the federal government to regulate the gig economy, after a British court ruling that Uber drivers should be considered workers not contractors, reports Jim McIlroy. 

Isabelle Huppert peddling giant bags of hash in The Godmother

Isabelle Huppert comes to rule the Parisian hashish trade in this comedy/drama that demonstrates the casual violence of the French police, writes Barry Healy.

Nicolas Marie, Virginie Efira and Albert Dupontel in Bye Bye Morons

Bye Bye Morons is a sweet French comedy with a satirical bite, writes Barry Healy.

Ben Mortley burns down the house with Hayley McElhinney in The Cherry Orchard. Photo Daniel J Grant

Broad Australian humour in a beautiful outdoor venue combined with a great 1980s soundtrack brings new life to Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, in this Black Swan Theatre production, writes Barry Healy.

Babkir Omda, a Medevac refugee who is detained in the Park Hotel prison in Melbourne, speaks to Green Left.

The government intends to remove the pandemic supplement at the end of March as Jobseekers struggle to meet their basic needs, reports Kerry Smith

The Darwin Asylum Seeker Support and Advocacy Network is organising daily vigils outside a compound where 15 refugees are being held indefinitely, reports Justine Darwin. 

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