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The United Workers Union has released its plan to ensure that no worker is left behind during the COVID-19 crisis. Godfrey Moase spoke to Sue Bolton about it.

The cost of the COVID-19 corporate bailouts is still growing, but the battle over who will carry that cost has only just begin, writes Peter Boyle.

The coronavirus-inspired JobSeeker rate rise needs to be kept beyond the end of this current crisis, writes Holly Anderson.

Pandemics have their roots in environmental change and ecosystem disturbances. Understanding their foundational causes can provide fertile ground for the systemic changes we so desperately need, writes Dale McKinley.

“We’re all in this together” is the refrain from governments. Trouble is, the rhetoric does not match reality and renters’ rights are being trampled, writes Pip Hinman.

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Banjo P Kay writes that after two years of sheet metal work, he was sacked a result of the COVID-19 crisis and now faces an uncertain future.

When public service unions in Tasmania realised the seriousness of the COVID-19 outbreak, they acted swiftly to protect workers, reports Jenny Forward.

Structural inequality and racism means African Americans are dying at a much higher rate than whites in the COVID-19 pandemic, writes Malik Miah.

As the devastation from the COVID-19 virus continues, how are countries from the Global South coping? Featuring activists from The Philippines, Malaysia, India and the Middle East.

Victoria Police issued $43,000 in fines to refugee rights supporters for protesting for detainees to be released from crammed conditions, reports participant Chris Slee.

Cover of A Theatre for Dreamers by Polly Samson

Barry Healy reviews two stories — one a novel, the other a play — that examine the artists' colony on the Greek island of Hydra from the early 1950s to the early '60s.

Green Left's Alex Bainbridge travelled to Turkey in February, where he spoke with People's Democratic Party MP Hişyar Özsoy about repression in the country.

The history of the Haitian slaves’ revolt has been well-documented by CLR James in The Black Jacobins, among other books. But the period in between has been largely left blank, writes Barry Healy.

In typical neoliberal style, the federal government’s COVID-19 response is leaving local councils in a ditch, argues Graham Matthews.

Cover of Seducing and Killing Nazis

Nazi Germany's invasion of Holland was comparatively easy, but the Occupation was fraught due to the resistance. Among those who risked their lives in the struggle were three young women: Hannie Schaft and the sisters, Truus and Freddie Oversteegen. This book tells their story, writes Barry Healy.

Alex Bainbridge spoke to Australian Greens' leader Adam Bandt about COVID-19, climate change and the party's priorities.

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