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Judge Timothy Gartelmann released climate activist Violet CoCo, on bail, pending her appeal on March 2, 2023. Rachel Evans reports.

Gifts of love and solidarity for Violet CoCo were placed under a Christmas tree, while lumps of coal were addressed to the Queensland and NSW premiers. Kerry Smith reports.

Climate activist Violet CoCo’s 15-month jail sentence has caused widespread outrage. But the jailing of climate protesters has been underway for several years, reports Rachel Evans.

Ecosocialism 2022 session on Ukraine, imperialism and the left featuring Denys Pilash and Sam Wainwright.

The Sydney community standing in solidarity with the people of Santa Cruz against destabilisation

Right-wing groups are leading violent protests in Bolivia. Juana Maldonado asks Australians to stand in solidarity with the Bolivian government and its people.

Person holds sign reading 'Support Liz & Petrina'

Two climate activists are defending their charges of blocking the road to Woodside Energy’s Scarborough liquid natural gas plant on the Burrup Peninsula, reports Nova Sobieralski.

Climate campaigners are demanding that Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, MUFG Union Bank and Mizuho Bank stop funding Whitehaven Coal. Coral Wynter reports.

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union adopted a resolution against AUKUS at its recent national conference. Kerry Smith reports.

The unjust jailing of climate activist Violet CoCo exposes the limits of the type of democracy we are being asked to uphold, argues Alex Bainbridge

The Socialist Alliance supports the right of Ukrainians to resist Russia's invasion and access military assistance, including military training, but is opposed to Australian personnel participating in Operation Interflex.

While the new laws were never going to be a fix-all, they do not help those affected by data breaches. Privacy protections also need to be strengthened. Vivien Miley reports.

A protest outside the office of immigration minister Andrew Giles demanded permanent visas for refugees. Chris Slee reports.

The NSW Premier said he is pleased Deanna “Violet” CoCo was jailed for her non-violent protest. Wendy Bacon writes that he is out of step with human rights and climate change groups.

After a long battle by campaigners, the Restoration of Territory Rights Bill 2022 has passed, opening the way for Territories to pass voluntary assisted dying laws. Suzanne James reports.

This year's Closing the Gap report provides more damning evidence of the colonialist approach to First Nations people. Isaac Nellist reports.

Grassroots movements have gotten us to the point where governments can no longer deny climate change is happening. Pip Hinman argues that those movements have to grow to avoid being sucked into false solutions.

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