Wendy Bacon reports on a draft bill that proposes a new form of urban governance that could give NSW business property owners a special say over how public spaces are used.

Big Tech behemoths have much to answer for: the destruction of privacy, the ruthless monetisation of user data,  behavioural modification and hypnotic seduction. But Binoy Kampmark argues that censorship is not the answer.

election leaflet in a door

John Mullen argues that anti-capitalists should unite around the new left electoral alliance, Nouveau Front Populaire, while continuing to mobilise in the streets against the far-right.

Richard Boyle, who exposed serious misconduct in the Australian Taxation Office, lost his appeal to be protected under whistleblower laws. Pip Hinman reports.

One hundred and fifty academics have sent an open letter to Labor urging it to acknowledge Israel’s genocide, the slaughter in the West Bank and to support the International Court of Justice the International Criminal Court. Paul Gregoire reports.

cartoon by Carlos Latuff

The Israeli raid on the Nuseirat refugee camp in central Gaza on June 8 was celebrated for rescuing four hostages, but resulted in 1000 dead and wounded — the worst massacre since Israel’s war against the Palestinians in Gaza began on October 7, reports Barry Sheppard.

Boris Kagarlitsky in handcuffs

Suzi Weissman writes that the international campaign of solidarity with Russian anti-war socialist Boris Kagarlitsky will continue until he is released.

Immigration minister Andrew Giles has caved to Coalition pressure and announced that he will be deporting non-citizens. Paul Gregoire reports.

Workers Party of Belgium candidates

The Workers’ Party of Belgium secured strong results in European and national elections, mounting resistance to the far-right’s growth, reports Ana Vračar.

graph of election results

Dick Nichols reports that the parties to the left of the social democracy appear to have held their ground against the surge of the far right and mainstream right in the June 9 European parliamentary elections.

The University of Newcastle student encampment in solidarity with Gaza is calling for allies to show their support. Niko Leka reports.

Antisemitism is weaponised when Palestinians, the indigenous victims of Zionism, are vilified as terrorists, Muslim extremists and antisemite, a forum was told. Sarah Hathway reports.