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Jon Strauss discusses the legacy of the Labor government-sponsored Prices and Incomes Accords of the 1980s and 1990s.

The union-bosses-government working groups to discuss industrial relations reform have not delivered and the PM has signalled new IR laws before Christmas. Sarah Hathway argues union leaderships need to get prepared.

Jim McIlroy reports that the Transport Workers Union has warned Qantas on its latest job cuts, saying it will “hurt the airline deeply”.

A school strike for climate in Sydney in March 2019. Photo: Zebedee Parkes

As spring exited into summer with record temperatures in much of New South Wales and South Australia, public support for strong action on the climate continues to grow. Margaret Gleeson reports. 

Rainbow Rebellion marched and chanted through the city’s street on November 28 as part of Pride Week, reports Petrina Harley.

The Murdoch media is an impediment to democracy

While Kevin Rudd’s petition for a “strong” and “diverse” news media has proved to be very popular, Alex Bainbridge suggests a royal commission won't solve the fundamental problem.

Farmers have the potential to become carbon sequestration heroes but are being failed by the major parties, argues David Bell.

Communities and farmers say the billions being allocated on raising dam walls is not a “solution” to the latest drought or to long-term climate change. Tracey Carpenter reports.

Supporters of West Papua's struggle for self-determination took part in a Morning Star flag-raising ceremony at Leichhardt Town Hall, reports Peter Boyle.

Tickets to Women of Steel, which premiered in Perth on November 26, sold out some two weeks in advance, reports Sam Wainwright.

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