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Environmentalists have slammed the NSW government’s decision to approve the gas turbine power station at Kurri Kurri in the Hunter Valley. Jim McIlroy reports.

ING Group, the Dutch multinational banking institution, has bowed to pressure from the United States and is blocking donations to support Cuba's vaccine solidarity, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.

Gooniyandi woman Vivian Podesser Malo was a courageous fighter for justice, writes Sue Bolton.

Regardless of the entitled Serbian tennis player's behaviour, Sue Bolton argues that the Immigration Minister's decision to kick him out of the country should be cause for concern. 

Communities will keep up the pressure on the Labor majority elected to the Newcastle Council, reports Kerry Smith.

Free Ola Bini

The trial of Swedish software developer and digital rights activist Ola Bini, began on January 19 in Ecuador, reports People's Dispatch.

Rather than make workplaces safe and expand access to paid pandemic leave, the federal government has tightened eligibility to the Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment, writes Fred Fuentes.

The Australian Council of Trade Unions is very critical of the government's “let it rip” approach. But, Sarah Hathway reports, many unionists want it to do more.

Workers have borne the cost of the COVID-19 recession while corporations rake in huge profits. Sarah Hathway argues unions are in a good position to make demands on the state and bosses for protections. 

Angela Carr is a union delegate, community services worker, housing justice campaigner and Socialist Alliance candidate for the Victorian Senate. She says collectivist, socialist solutions are needed for the multiple crises we face.

M1 tank

The Prime Minister refuses to provide free Rapid Antigen Tests, instead blowing billions of dollars on tanks and other offensive military equipment. Markela Panegyres reports.

A woman asks for alms

Africa ought to be the richest continent on Earth. Its natural resources alone make this a fact, and yet it remains oppressed and prey to exploitation. William Briggs explains why.

Detainees held in Camp X-Ray at the US Guantanamo Bay facility.

According to a new UN Human Rights Council report, the worst human rights violations on Cuban soil take place at the hands of United States agents at the Guantánamo Bay prison, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.

Delegates and members across Australia took part in the 16th National Conference of the Socialist Alliance on January 15-16. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

Man begging

Asia’s billionaires have increased their wealth by 74% while 148 million others in the region have been pushed into poverty since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, writes S Arutchelvan.

Free Julian Assange

On his 1000th day of imprisonment, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's supporters gathered to show their support, solidarity and indignation at his ongoing political detention, writes Binoy Kampmark.

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