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Birmingham, Plymouth, and Newcastle trades and labour councils have recently voted overwhelmingly to join the campaign to halt the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States, writes Kerry Smith.

A special ABC investigation has painstakingly uncovered war crimes by Australian SAS troops in Afghanistan. It must lead to the criminal prosecutions of those responsible, along with those who ordered the invasion, writes Peter Boyle.

Britain’s decision to steal Venezuela’s gold is a violation of Venezuela’s right to self-determination writes Fiona Edwards.

The family of Gamilaraay, Gumbaynggirr and Wakka Wakka man Tane Chatfield say the criminal justice system was responsible for his death, reports Rachel Evans.

Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends and Water for Rivers rallied on July 15 to call on the Independent Planning Commission rule against Santos' Narrabri Gas Project, reports Zebedee Parkes.

The rise in consciousness about Black deaths in custody makes the labour movement’s passive inclusion of police “unions” increasingly difficult to justify, writes Leo Crnogorcevic.

Two-thirds of all COVID-19 testing in South Africa has been conducted in costly private hospitals. This is raising questions as to whether the most vulnerable sections of the population are being tested sufficiently, writes Pavan Kulkarni.

In the midst of a surge in COVID-19 cases, President Trump is demanding schools be completely reopened in August-September, putting students and staff at risk, writes Barry Sheppard.

Union organisers, health workers and Muslim community representatives say it is essential the community be given a central role in coordinating a public health response to COVID-19, reports Jacob Andrewartha.

While not changing the political landscape significantly, Singapore’s 2020 election result has dealt a blow to the country’s ruling, report Mark Tan and Alex Salmon.

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