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The newly formed community Walyalup Climate Action drew around 300 people to its inaugural event — “Real climate action means no new fossil fuels”. Janet Parker reports.

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The number of workers taking strike action has risen this year, up from record lows for a decade. University workers are a part of this movement, reports Jonathan Strauss.

Historian and Kurdish solidarity activist John Tully gave the inaugural Sydney Kobane Day Lecture in the New South Wales Parliament House. Peter Boyle reports.

Anthony Albanese must honour Labor’s election promise to grant permanency to the more than 30,000 refugees already living here, writes Janet Parker.

Residents rallied at the local waterfront to protest the Viva Energy gas import terminal, proposed for Corio Bay. Sue Bull reports.

Sydney solidarity with Bolivia

Solidarity activists in Sydney have denounced the campaign of violence and destabilisation against Bolivia's democratically elected government, reports Ana Zorita and Susan Price.

Farhad Bandesh, a Kurd, escaped Iran because he was persecuted. But, as he told Sumitra Vignaendra, a bridging visa amounts to more torture.

As long as we treat the climate crisis as just another political issue and not the emergency it is, the more time we lose, argues Greta Thunberg.

There are alternatives to the fossil fuel hegemony, argue Christopher Wright, Daniel Nyberg and Vanessa Bowden

 

Unionsts from various unions support the Gomeroi campaign against Santos

A delegation of unionists travelled to the Pilliga forest, in Northern NSW, in solidarity with the Gomeroi people resisting Santos' Narrabri coal seam gas mining operation. Jim McIlroy reports.

While the high profile effort to extradite Julian Assange to the US continues, the case of former US pilot Marine Corps major and flight instructor Daniel Edmund Duggan has slipped under the radar. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Alex Salmon reviews Danielle Laidley’s 2022 memoir, Don’t Look Away, which tells the story of her life — from growing up in Perth’s northern suburbs, through to her professional football career and gender transition.

As corporations increase prices and cause inflation, nearly everyone is feeling the pinch. Socialist Alliance is contesting the Victorian elections to help win pro-people changes by giving voice to grassroots campaigns.

New research by The Australia Institute shows an overwhelming majority want governments to take serious action to curb climate change. Isaac Nellist reports.

Hundreds called on the federal Labor government to deliver its promise to give permanent protection to thousands of refugees left in limbo because of cruel asylum seeker policies. Peter Boyle reports.

Hundreds of refugees and supporters rallied to demand permanent residency in Melbourne. Chris Slee reports.

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