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A huge rally for justice for Afghanistan called for at least 20,000 refugee visas and the immediate granting of permanent protection for thousands of Afghan refugees on temporary visas. Video and interviews by Alex Bainbridge. 

Marcel Cartier remembers the 1988 Halabja massacre, and the ongoing genocidal war against the Kurds.

Traditional Owners have not been consulted on the bill to replace the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 (WA) and, as Alex Salmon reports, they say the bill is skewed towards the mining industry.

The latest Green Left Show is a conversation with Greens candidate for Griffith Max Chandler-Mather and Socialist Alliance city councillor Sam Wainwright about strategy for the radical movement.

A two-year Victorian state parliament inquiry into the use of cannabis has fallen short of recommending legalisation. Arie Huybregts reports.

Anti-war groups are backing widespread calls on the Australian government to swiftly give security to Afghan asylum seekers, reports Pip Hinman.

Labor seems more determined than ever to promise little, hoping the next election will land in its lap without offering any meaningful change, argues Jon Strauss.

Billionaires are profitting from the COVID-19 crisis while lower income countries struggle to secure vaccines. Peter Boyle argues that the global vaccine apartheid is a symptom of the billionaire-profit-first system that is capitalism.

A passionate crowd of 1000 mostly Afghan-Australians and young people marched on Parliament House, calling for peace in Afghanistan. Anne McMenamin reports.

The situation in Afghanistan is critical, writes Malalai Joya. For ordinary people, especially for women, this means more suffering. Progressives are in more danger than ever.

Scott Morrison probably never intended to rescue Afghans who had helped Australia’s occupation forces, but he is being forced to. Sue Bolton  argues that he must be forced to do a lot more.

The US “war on terror” was portrayed as a just response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist atrocity, writes Rupen Savoulian. This rationale stands exposed as utterly hypocritical.

The Taliban's victory is not a sign of peace but a message of perpetual civil war, writes Farooq Tariq.

The IPCC's latest report should be a wake-up call to governments everywhere, but it's going to take more than science to force action by the biggest global emitters, writes Barry Sheppard.

Afghan refugee Riz Wakil says Western warmongers were never in Afghanistan to bring democracy or protect ordinary Afghans; they orchestrated the occupation of Afghanistan and other parts of the Middle East.

Extinction Rebellion is targetting the National Australia Bank for its record investment in fossil fuels despite the climate crisis. Kerry Smith reports.

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