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Marcel Cartier talks with leaders from the Komala Party of Iranian Kurdistan.

Newcastle community members and activists are fighting back against a council decision to close a community food pantry. Steve O'Brien reports.

A new adaptation of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard is analogous to the contemporary Australian context, writes Janaka Biyanwila.

Despite rain, about 750,000 protesters took to the streets of Brazil to demand “vaccine in the arm, food on the plate and get out Bolsonaro”, write Brasil de Fato.

People's Dispatch report that thousands of Uruguayan workers observed a 24-hour national strike against the right-wing government of President Luis Lacalle Pou.

Thousands of Peruvians took to the streets in Lima and other cities to defend the presidential electoral victory of socialist candidate Pedro Castillo. People's Dispatch reports.

UnionsNSW say the state government's decision to abandon its public sector wage cap is an admission of wrongdoing. Jim McIlroy reports.

About 13,000 Kurdish refugees from south-eastern Turkey live inside the UNHCR-recognised Makhmur refugee camp, which is being attacked by Turkish forces, reports Peter Boyle.

Chris Petersen and Chloe DS report that 14 refugees have been on hunger strike for more than a week in protest at their imprisonment. 

If the Murugappan refugee family is released from Perth community detention, they are likely to join 18,000 others on insecure temporary visas. Chloe DS reports on the cruel visa system.

Jane Hammond spoke with Green Left about her new film, Cry of the Forests that exposes the devastation of Western Australia’s old-growth forests.

In the face of a deep economic and political crisis, Venezuela’s government has turned right on policy while repressing the left. Antonio González Plessmann speaks to Green Left about the situation.

Unions and community organisations need to step up the push for real change, including a meaningful wage rise for low-paid workers, argues Alex Bainbridge.

By releasing the Catalans leaders, the Spanish government is hoping to rebuild bridges with those alienated by their imprisonment, even as it insists on the impossibility of having a indepedence referendum, writes Dick Nichols.

A form of “people’s war” is emerging in Haiti, according to Kim Ives, where people are sick and tired of poverty and being used by elites.

Jacob Andrewartha reports on two communities fighting local councils to save their outdoor public swimming pools. 

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