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Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends rallied outside the offices of the Independent Planning Commission on August 6 before marching to NSW Parliament, reports Jim McIlroy.

Workers at the Woolworths Distribution Centre at Wyong have voted to accept an improved offer from their employer and return to work, reports Kathy Fairfax.

The University of Melbourne once enjoyed a reputation of being the highest-ranked tertiary institution in Australia. Now, it has been exposed as being among the top tertiary educational institutions for wage theft, reports Leo Crnogorcevic.

A series of coordinated protests across South Africa took place on August 1, writes Angela Chukunzira, raising a range of demands including for a universal basic income, universal health care and mass testing to fight COVID-19.

Rachel Evans reports the words of Tane Chatfield's mother and father in the front of Lidcombe Coronial Court on the final day of the inquest into his death in custody in 2017.

Shaming is a counter-productive way of dealing with those who flout the rules. But, as Alex Bainbridge argues, it is designed to deflect attention from the systemic failures in dealing with COVID-19.

The atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was justified by lies that form the bedrock of the United States' war propaganda in the 21st century, writes John Pilger.

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought systemic inequality to the fore. Pip Hinman writes that there is one group who are particularly at risk — older women.

President Donald Trump has targeted the Black Lives Matter movement as “left wing anarchists” and “terrorists”. But the real agent provocateurs are in the White House and its federal agencies, writes Malik Miah.

The Gumbaynggirr Conservation Group has forced the New South Wales Forestry Corporation to stop logging prime koala habitat in four bushfire ravaged state forests, reports Kathy Fairfax.

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