A decades-long feminist campaign to remove abortion from the anti-woman NSW Crimes Act is likely to take one more step towards victory with debate on a pro-choice private members' bill to begin in state parliament on August 6.
Dr Lisa Natividad is a Chamorro woman, activist and academic from Guam (Guahan), a Pacific island nation that the US continues to occupy, deny full democracy and self-determination because it is the site of massive complex of US military bases. She spoke to Green Left's Peter Boyle on her way to Darwin where she will be a keynote speaker at the Independent Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) conference on August 3-4, 2019.
Protesters rallied outside the Sydney CBD and Parramatta offices of multinational engineering corporation GHD on July 30. GHD was recently awarded the contract for the engineering design for Adani's huge coal mine slated for the Galilee Basin, in central Queensland.
Stop Adani activists are rallying GHD's offices around the country.
A rally was held outside the United States Consulate in Martin Place on July 27 to condemn the US government's campaign to overthrow the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro through illegal sanctions and threats of military intervention.
Six members of the Bolívar and Zamora Revolutionary Current were murdered on July 27 by an as yet unidentified armed group, presumably mercenaries paid by sections of the local right-wing landowners.
Solidarity activists rallied around Australia on July 27 calling on the Australian government to oppose the US economic sanctions on Venezuela.
Activists used the rallies to promote an open letter to the Australian government calling for it to:
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