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The Australian Jewish Council said any suggestion that Palestinians arriving from Gaza are a threat to Jews is “outrageous”. Kerry Smith reports.

A new phase in the battle for real solutions to the housing crisis has opened up with the Greens saying Labor’s “help-to-buy” housing scheme is only tinkering around the edges. Stuart Munckton and Federico Fuentes spoke with Greens housing spokesperson Max Chandler-Mather about the battle for real solutions to the housing crisis.

City of Sydney residents, along with environmental groups, rallied outside Tanya Plibersek’s office in Redfern, demanding she remember her once held pro-Palestine position and speak up for a ceasefire now. Jim McIlroy and Clay report.

 

Labor is under significant pressure to move away from its total support for Israel’s genocidal war on the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip. Khaled Ghannam reports.

 

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Following a recent screening of the new documentary, Palestine Under Siege, hosted in Gadigal/Sydney by supporters of Green Left, local Jewish activist Michelle Berkon presented the following response to the film.

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Ecosocialism 2024 conference organiser Sam Wainwright believes the far-right objections to even allowing Palestinian freedom fighter Leila Khaled to address the Ecosocialism 2024 conference is “fake outrage”, reports Pip Hinman.

Protest albums from February 2024

Mat Ward looks back at February's political news and the best new music that related to it.

'Palestine Under Siege' is a resource for the international solidarity movement

The powerful new documentary Palestine Under Siege was screened across the country at sessions organised by Green Left, Socialist Alliance and Dare to Struggle Film Festival.

Thousands are still joing weekly protests against Israel's genocidal assault on Gaza, which has cont

Tens of thousands joined protests condemning Australia's support for Israel's genocidal assault, which includes supplying arms and military intelligence.

Ukrainian community members and supporters rallied across Australia to commemorate the second anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion and Ukraine’s ongoing resistance. Federico Fuentes, Alex Salmon and Anne McMenamin report.

David Spratt and Ian Dunlop argue that the government is not up to speed on the latest climate science and its risk assessment process is out of time.

Trade Unionists for Palestine hosted a forum which discussed workers’ rights to stand in solidarity with Palestine in their workplaces. Rachel Evans reports.