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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.

deep sea

Mining companies argue that deep-sea mining is necessary to achieve the global transition to renewables, reports Ben Radford, but this is a lie.

The Iranian and Turkish governments have deported more than 240,000 Afghan refugees this year, in violation of international law, reports Ben Radford.

Latin American leaders use COP27 in Egypt to highlight the global capitalist system as the cause of the climate crisis and demand that rich countries take meaningful action, reports Ben Radford.

If the climate was a bank

Ahead of COP27, governments are making a big deal of their pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But even if all the pledges were kept, global warming would still reach catastrophic levels, argues Ben Radford.

Graphic: Viv Miley

At a time when science should be guiding government policy, important climate research is under attack, reports Ben Radford.

1972 Aboriginal Tent Embassy

A newly restored version of this powerful film recording the establishment of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Canberra is set for national release, reports Ben Radford.

Driven by greater and greater workloads due to widespread staff shortages, teachers in the underfunded NSW school system are speaking out. Ben Radford reports.

Government inaction in the face of a warming climate, developer greed and poor planning are to blame for the catastrophic impacts of recent floods in New South Wales, argues Ben Radford.

Prise march in Chile

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets across Central and Latin America on June 25 to celebrate the gains made by LGBTIQ activists and demand further change, reports Ben Radford.

The Barangaroo project and casino is a story of corruption and secrecy, motivated by profit, and widespread opposition from community groups. Ben Radford reports.

Pedro Castillo came to power on a leftist platform with the support of Peru’s poorest people. In response, anti-democratic forces and their powerful capitalist backers have dedicated themselves to ousting Castillo ever since, writes Ben Radford.

A protest against ZEDEs

Honduran President Xiomara Castro signed a decree on April 25 that repealed the law creating the country's nefarious Economic Development and Employment Zones (ZEDEs), reports Ben Radford.

Light Shining in Buckinghamshire

Ben Radford reviews Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, Caryl Churchill’s 1976 play co-directed by Hannah Goodwin and Helpmann Award-winning Eamon Flack.

The NSW government has scrapped planning laws aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions during and after the construction of new apartments. Ben Radford reports.

Fujimori - April 5 never again

Protests erupted after Peru’s Constitutional Court reinstated a 2017 pardon granted to imprisoned former president Alberto Fujimori, reports Ben Radford.

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