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The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation’s new Strategic Concept, which Australia has signed up to, risks provoking another major war in the Asia-Pacific and should be opposed, says Socialist Alliance.

The overturning of Roe v Wade in the United States means that we have to be vigilant about extending reproductive rights in Australia. Adele Welsh takes a look at how abortion rights were won and what still needs to be done.

Rank-and-file members of the National Tertiary Education Union at the University of Sydney have launched a ticket for the August union elections. Jim McIlroy reports.

The “decade of inaction” that Labor accuses the Greens of instigating is a product of the former’s refusal to take climate action seriously, argues Alex Bainbridge.

The ABC archives contain 90 years of valuable records

Staff, unions and archivists are campaigning to save the ABC archives, writes Jim McIlroy.

A screening of the award-winning film Riot was held to celebrate the 44th anniversary of the 1978 Mardi Gras. Rachel Evans reports.

Australian scientists, led by Tim Flannery, want federal environment minister Tanya Plibersek to heed the science and ensure all assessments of new gas and coal projects are evidence-based. Pip Hinman reports.

A protest outside environment minister Tanya Plibersek’s Redfern office called for an end to new coal and gas, the destruction of native forests and koala habitats. Rachel Evans reports.

Emergency department nurses at Blacktown and Westmead Hospitals walked out of work to protest unsustainable work conditions. Jim McIlroy reports.

Behrouz Boochani

Behrouz Boochani released the following Twitter statement on July 19, to mark nine years since Kevin Rudd's Labor government decided that no refugee who arrived in Australia by boat would ever be resettled here.

Very few people know that an Aboriginal Tent Embassy was also set up in Adelaide in July 1972. Don Longo writes that this important protest event needs to be recused from historical obscurity.

Former NSW deputy premier and Nationals leader John Barilaro being appointed to a plum state trade office job in New York over the top of another appointee shows NSW Corruption Inc still rules. Jim McIlroy reports.

Minister for Defence Richard Marles has made it clear that whatever happens in the Asia Pacific region, Australia will remain a loyal ally to the United States. William Briggs reports.

Western Australia’s most vulnerable regional children are still being jailed at Banksia Hill Juvenile Detention Centre. Gerry Georgatos is organising a class action to close it down.

Where Is Anne Frank animated film

Barry Healy reviews a new animated film bringing Anne Frank’s story to life for contemporary audiences.

Unionists say the anti-union Australian Building and Construction Commission should be abolished immediately. Jim McIlroy reports. 

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