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Paula Sanchez, Juana Maldonaldo, Ian Ellis-Jones and Ben Radford discuss the rise of struggle in Latin America.

Three union activists were elected to positions in a delayed election at Geelong Trades Hall Council. Sue Bull reports.

Ottawa convoy counter-protester

Jeff Shantz describes the community counter-protests that have risen up to challenge the far-right-led "Freedom Convoys" this month.

Fighter jet

It is more than a century since Edward Bernays, the father of spin, invented “public relations” as a cover for war propaganda, writes John Pilger. What is new is the virtual elimination of dissent in the mainstream.

The federal government’s controversial plan to dump and store radioactive waste near Kimba, on the Eyre Peninsula, is the focus of new protest posters across the CBD. Kerry Smith reports. 

Protest outside the court. Photo: ANF English

A landmark appeal against a 2019 ban imposed on a leading Kurdish publisher and music distributor failed in the German Federal Administrative Court on January 26, reports Kerry Smith.

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Hugo Chávez broke into Venezuela's political scene 30 years ago at the head of a civilian-military rebellion. Andreína Chávez Alava takes a look at the roots of the Bolivarian Revolution.

Current and former MPs and other prominent people have called for Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan's release to advance a peaceful solution to conflicts in the Middle East. Peter Boyle reports.

The North Sydney Council decided to revert to its former position of opposing the Western Harbour Tunnel and Beaches Link toll roads. Andrew Chuter reports.

Two experienced nurses and unionists are heading the Socialist Alliance NSW Senate ticket for the federal elections. Pip Hinman reports.

Filmmaker Antonia Kilian. Photo: ANF English

A new documentary film, The Other Side Of The River, shows the complexity of the women's revolution in Rojava and its contradictions. Director Antonia Kilian discusses the film.

Socialist Alliance NSW Senate candidate Paula Sanchez explains why she is passionate about the nurses and midwives' campaign for safe ratios and better pay.

United States anti-war activist Professor Noam Chomsky said regional solutions exist for the two main confrontations today — Ukraine and China — but that the US president is not interested.

Thousands of nurses and midwives went on strike after years of unsafe staffing levels were exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Isaac Nellist reports. 

As the rich and powerful have always done, Clive Palmer is boasting he will spend $100 million on influencing the outcome of the federal election. Peter Boyle reports.

Rachel Evans and Alex Bainbridge argue Labor's claim that its tactics defeated the Religious Discrimination Bill do not stack up. 

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