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People Before Profit team

Residents concerned about the Inner West Council’s pending rate rise — the result of the forced amalgamations of three councils — organised a bicycle ride protest, reports Peter Boyle.

Sarah Ellyard, a member of the nurses and midwives union, says climate action is urgent.

About 500 members of the Indian community and supporters held a protest in solidarity with Indian farmers on February 21, reports Susan Price.

Kurdish community in Sydney calling on the United Nations to prosecute Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for crimes against women in the occupied canton of Afrin, reports Peter Boyle

Peter Boyle accompanied activists from Jews Against the Occupation to present a petition to Facebook calling on the social media platform not to ban criticism of Zionism on alleged anti-Semitism grounds.

Jim McIlroy reports on a climate rally demanding justice for First Nations' peoples.

Rachel Evans reports on a gathering for Waka Waka man and father of three Patrick Fisher, who was chased to his death by NSW Police three years ago.

Gail Hickey, the mother of TJ Hickey, led a march through the streets of Redfern to mark 17 years since her son’s death on February 14, reports Isaac Nellist.

Despite the rain, a BBQ brought together residents of Explorer Street in Eveleigh, near Redfern, and others campaigning for public housing on February 13. Pip Hinman reports.

Fifty people marched to protest government policies that make it legal for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children to be stolen from their families, writes Rachel Evans.

Having locked out workers at its Smeaton Grange warehouse since November, Coles has just announced this measure will be extended indefinitely, reports Jim McIlroy.

Kerry Smith reports that hundreds of people, mostly from Sydney's Burmese community, turned out at short notice to protest against the military coup in Myanmar/Burma.

A protest called by Gamilaraay Next Generation outside the officers of the Hunter Gas Pipeline company gave notive that the First Nations' owners would not back down, reports Pip Hinman.

The forced amalgamation of Marrickville, Ashfield and Leichhardt Councils into the Inner West Council has been an expensive failure, and impending big rate rises for many residents prove this, writes Pip Hinman.

A parliamentary inquiry into the New South Wales government’s council grants scandal will be expanded to scrutinise new allegations of pork barrelling connected to  bushfire relief funding, reports Jim McIllroy.

The recent announcement by NSW housing minister Melinda Pavey to demolish public housing in Glebe and Eveleigh is a disgrace, writes Andrew Chuter.

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