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Few would know about the Women's Embassy outside Old Parliament House in Canberra which helped put the campaign for reproductive rights on the political agenda in Australia. Coral Wynter reports.

Peter Boyle reports on Ecosocialism 2020, which brought together activists from Brazil, Malaysia, the Philippines and Australia, to discuss how to step up the fight for system change.

Contracted by Centrelink, Serco has sacked hundreds of call centre operators in Melbourne, reports Jim McIlroy.

Ted Trainer argues that ecoanarchism, not ecosocialism, has the potential to avert catastrophic climate change as the state cannot be relied on as the basic determinant in society.

Venezuela has an anti-blockade law the government says will help circumvent US sanctions. But some argue it is a departure from the socialist policies of former president Hugo Chávez, writes Federico Fuentes.

Ecosocialists and ecoanarchists need to come up with strategies to transcend the problems and avert catastrophic anthropogenic climate change, argues Hans Baer.

The coronial inquest into the death of Dunghutti man Nathan Reynolds has heard a litany of evidence of gross medical neglect and prison indifference, reports Rachel Evans.

Political albums from October 2020

As the fucked-up doom of the US election looms, Mat Ward looks back at October's political news and the best new music that related to it. 

The sit-ins demanding the release of 14 political prisoners and justice for the victims of police brutality, in early October in Gilgit-Baltistan, have ignited a movement that crosses gender and religious divides, write Sonia Qadir and Haider Ali.

Seventy-eight percent of Chileans voted “” on October 25 for a new constitution, paving the way for a new era in the country’s history, writes Alan MacLeod.

The major parties are doubling down on supporting their fossil fuel mates. Alex Bainbridge argues there needs to be united effort to force them to agree to 2030 emission targets.

Supporters of the Rojava Revoluton in north and east Syria will commemorate the seventh anniversary of World Kobane Day on November 1, writes Peter Boyle.

Scott Morrison’s indignation over Australia Post CEO gifting Cartier watches to senior executives was crafted to deflect mounting pressure for a federal integrity commission, writes Jim McIlroy.

Deregulation and weak regulations allows greed and dishonesty to continue in Australia’s financial sector, argues Suzanne James.

Emma Murphy reports that history has been made following a judge's decision to commit a police officer to stand trial for the murder of Kumanjayi Walker.

Ahead of the United States election, President Donald Trump’s administration has effectively given up on controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, writes Barry Sheppard.

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