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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.

Extinction Rebellion organised a protest for koalas at the offices of Lendlease in Barangaroo on March 17. Isaac Nellist reports.

Sydney protest over wellbeing of Ocalan

Members of the Kurdish community and supporters joined global protests over concerns about the wellbeing of imprisoned Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan, reports Peter Boyle.

Chris Slee reports on a rally in solidarity with a refugee activist charged with incitement. 

Old arguments justifying racism might be considered ridiculous today but new ones, including affectations about “our” democratic values, neatly slip into service to reinforce ingrained racist prejudices, writes Peter Boyle.

Unemployed and welfare groups are calling on the government not to cut income support at the end of March. Peter Boyle reports.

The stripping of Indian democracy by the far-right, Hindu-nationalist government of Narendra Modi is causing uproar in the Australian-Indian diaspora, reports Gauri Gandbhir.

The invasion of a Iraq was a flagrant violation of the United Nations Charter and the invaders’ justification was based on lies. Eighteen years on the calls for justice continue, writes Bevan Ramsden

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