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Defying predictions, the Greens look set to win 2 seats in Brisbane and are in the running for another. Liam Flenady, the Australian Greens’ campaign manager for the seat of Griffith, reflects on three reasons why the campaign was so successful.

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West Papuans continue to protest the creation of new provinces, for a referendum on self-determination and against Indonesia’s plan to grant “special autonomy” status to the territory, reports Susan Price.

Abortion rights protest in the US

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets across 600 cities and towns in the United States on May 14 in defence of abortion rights, reports Barry Sheppard.

Pip Hinman spoke to members of the National Tertiary Education Union on the picket line at the University of Sydney.

You probably noticed that there was nothing in the federal election attack ads by either major party which mentioned over-the-moon home prices, spiralling rents, and a rise in homelessness. Renfrey Clarke explains why.

Gustavo Petro and Francia Marquez

The leftist Historic Pact presidential ticket, headed by Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez, is favoured to win Colombia's presidential elections on May 29. However, the candidates face ongoing threats, reports Tanya Wadhwa.

Bill Onus

Barry Healy previews a new documentary celebrating the life of Bill Onus, Australia’s first Indigenous filmmaker and a little-known but significant cultural and political figure.

The cause of the Buffalo killings is the deep racism endemic in the US, rooted in slavery and the white justification of a false view of inferiority of Black people, writes Malik Miah.

Social Movement delegation at RGA conference

Dick Nichols reports on the May 13-15 Danish Red Green Alliance conference.

The recent ASEAN summit, hosted by US President Joe Biden, was designed to bring the 10-country association closer to the US’ anti-China orbit. William Briggs reports.

Activists gathered at Sydney Town Hall to condemn the intimidation of opposition candidates in the Colombian presidential elections. Victor Hugo Munoz reports.

The defeat of the right-wing Scott Morrison government indicates people want change and that there is a strong mood to act on the climate crisis and inequality, argue Sarah Hathway, Jacob Andrewartha and Sam Wainwright.

Socialist Alliance national co-convenor Sam Wainwright spoke to the Green Left Show about the federal election result, what it means and what happens next.

After 50 years of advocacy and polls consistently showing up to 80% support, Voluntary Assisted Dying is finally to become law in NSW. Suzanne James reports.

On election eve, more than 50 people gathered on Rundle Mall for a snap protest against the Coalition government's inaction on climate change. Renfrey Clarke reports.

Renee Lees, who is standing for Socialist Alliance in the Queensland Senate, said neither major party has put forward real solutions to the housing unaffordability crisis. Kerry Smith reports.

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