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Union and solidarity activists protested outside the annual general meeting of Ansell because of its anti-union policies. Chris Slee reports.

Failure born of neoliberal greed is apparent at the COP27 Climate Change Conference in Egypt. Gideon Polya reports.

A group of Iranian refugees are continuing their round-the-clock sit-in outside the Immigration Department. Chris Slee reports.

Workplace delegates with the Retail and Fast Food Workers Union just finished the union’s first ever conference. Isaac Nellist reports.

The Federal Court has ruled in favour of former lecturer Tim Anderson in an appeal over his termination of employment. Ellie Stephenson and Swapnik Sanagavarapu report.

Labor has done very little to reverse the Kennett-era health and education privatisation spree, the consequences of which have led to a overloaded health system and a crisis-ridden education system. Arie Huybregts reports.

“In our negotiations with Labor, I’ve asked for their evidence that the Voice will not cede our sovereignty. To date, no one has responded to this request,” Senator Lidia Thorpe told Paul Gregoire.

The jury has been dismissed after a three-week trial of a New South Wales prison officer accused of murdering Wiradjuri man Dwayne Johnstone. Rachel Evans reports.

A climate protest calling on Labor to stop expanding fossil fuels attracted more than 400 people. Rachel Evans reports.

As an army band played the Last Post, peace activists stood silently, wearing small placards, warning of militarism and war. Jim McIlroy reports.

Socialist Alliance supports the current inspiring uprising across Iran, led by young women. Jacob Andrewartha argues Australia can do more to help. 

Ecosocialist Bookshelf

Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six new books for reds and greens.

A new empty facility offers a perfect opportunity to provide a temporary home for women escaping domestic violence. Darren Saffin reports.

Soldier

The latest screen adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque’s novel All Quiet on the Western Front, exposes the brutality, bloodshed and chaos of World War I trench warfare. Alex Salmon reviews.

Members of the Australian Nursing Federation WA are set to start day-long work stoppages as part of their enterprise bargaining agreement negotiations with the state Labor government. Chris Jenkins reports.

Oil Black Swan Theatre

Oil is a sprawling and epic play, spanning 160 years, which traces the petroleum industry’s problematic history and future. Barry Healy reviews.

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