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More than 300 people took part in an online rally organised by the Tamil Refugee Council to demand protections for refugees and ensure they are not deported to danger. Chris Slee reports.

With new fossil fuel corporations finding it increasingly difficult to find the finance, the Scott Morrison government has come to the rescue with public subsidies. Margaret Gleeson reports.

The Social Democratic Party's platform to raise the minimum wage and for single-tier health insurance resonated with voters and contrasted with the left's failure. Sibylle Kaczorek reports.

In response to the plan to rapidly phase out the disaster payment, the Australian Council of Social Service said the JobSeeker rate needs to be lifted to $80 a day. Arie Huybregts reports.

Suzanne James writes about the rise in public support for the Voluntary Assisted Dying bill and the likely impact of the change of leadership in New South Wales on its potential passage.

Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents seven new books for understanding and changing the world.

Prisoner rights activists are demanding that authorities heed the health advice and protect people in prison. Adam Trumper and Rachel Evans report.

R&B singer R Kelly's conviction on racketeering and sex trafficking is a victory for Black girls and women, who have not been listened to in sexual assault cases, writes Malik Miah.

The  Australian Criminal and Family Lawyers is challenging several New South Wales Police powers under the COVID-19 public health orders in the Supreme Court. Adam Trumper reports.

Brazil’s Supreme Court reserved its judgment on a historic case winding back Indigenous land rights, known as marco temporal (timeframe), on September 15, reports Davi Bertges.

The Combined Rail Unions and the Rail, Tram & Bus Union are continuing protected industrial action in New South Wales as negotiations for a new NSW Trains and Sydney Trains Enterprise Agreement break down. Jean Dor reports.

Recent statements by Taliban figures banning perfume have been protested and derided in social media, reports Yasmeen Afghan.

Green Left interviews Beverly Baker, chairperson of Older Women’s Network about the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021, soon to be debated in the NSW parliament.

In October, the Central Jakarta District Court ruled on a lawsuit accusing the Indonesian government of unlawfully permitting air pollution in the capital to exceed permissible, healthy limits, reports Binoy Kampmark.

Compost the rich: September 30 action outside Bluebird Property.

Activist gardening collective Growing Forward held an action outside the offices of luxury developer Bluebird Property. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Green Left speaks to Shayne Higson, Vice President of Dying With Dignity NSW, about the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021, soon to be debated in the NSW Parliament.

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