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Adem Somyurek's deplorable conduct exposed a deeply cynical attitude to democracy. Moreland Council's socialist councillor Sue Bolton explains to Darren Saffin why his local government reforms must be reversed.

Small rallies calling for the freedom of detained refugees were held at eight locations across Melbourne on June 13, reports Chris Slee.

Socialist Alliance councillor Sue Bolton will contest the October council election with a team of community independents and Socialist Alliance members, report Darren Saffin and Chloe DS.

Socialist councillor Sue Bolton, first elected to Moreland City Council in 2012 and re-elected in 2016, is standing again, writes Chloe DS. Here's how you can support her.

More than 120 people took part in a safely distanced protest outside the Mantra Hotel in Preston on May 16 to show solidarity with the 70 detainees inside and to call for their release, report Chloe DS and Chris Slee.

The Retail and Fast Food Workers Union's call for WorkSafe to investigate a McDonald’s outlet is gaining support as more workers test positive to COVID-19, reports Kerry Smith.

International students cannot survive the COVID-19 shutdown without government and university support, writes Adrian M.

Activists are stepping up the pressure for a Tamil family to be released from detention on Christmas Island and returned to Biloela in Queensland, reports Chris Slee.

Students at Monash University have successfully campaigned to force the administration to put students’ needs and rights first, reports Leo Crnogorcevic.

Victoria Police issued $43,000 in fines to refugee rights supporters for protesting for detainees to be released from crammed conditions, reports participant Chris Slee.

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