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Tens of thousands of workers and others plan to “Strike for Black Lives” on July 20, writes Malik Miah. Fast food, ride-share, nursing home and airport workers in more than 25 cities are expected to walk off the job for a full-day strike.

Refugee rights activists have stepped up their calls for refugees to be released from hotel prisons after a guard at the Mantra Hotel tested positive, reports Kerry Smith.

Prison rights campaigner Debbie Kilroy argues we need to abolish prisons, police and other systems of social control, and that the rising movement around Black Lives Matter–Stop Black Deaths in Custody offers a valuable opportunity to talk about the alternatives.

New South Wales communities ravaged by the Black Summer fires are now suffering the impact of the harsh winter cold as they await for their homes to be rebuilt, reports Paul Oboohov.

Longstanding Jews against the Occupation member Pat Zinn was driven by a deep sense of compassion and concern for her fellow human beings, writes Vivienne Porzsolt.

Erich Fromm, a high-profile member of the Jewish intellectual diaspora in the United States, introduced wide audiences to Marxism even during the 1950s anti-Communist witch-hunts, writes Barry Healy.

Australia-Venezuela Solidarity Network national co-convenor and Green Left journalist Federico Fuentes speaks about Venezuela's response to COVID-19.

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