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Protester holds sign reading 'We are the grand children of the ancestors you couldn't kill'

In a recent address, Professor Thalia Anthony discussed colonisation through a Marxist framework, including the ongoing impacts on First Nations people in Alice Springs. Niko Leka reports.

Jim McIlroy writes about how a recent hospital stay has underlined why we need to fight to defend and extend the priceless public hospital system.

NSW Labor is a clear favourite to win the March 25 election. But Suzanne James reviews the field and asks is Labor’s lead really as big as it looks?

A placard remembering Reza Berati

Reza Berati’s death has become a symbol of the brutality and impunity of the offshore imprisonment of asylum seekers and refugees, argues Janet Parker, on the ninth anniversary of his brutal death on Manus Island.

First Nations people and organisations have continued to propose solutions and call for genuine consultation between affected communities at all levels of government. But, as Jacob Andrewartha reports, they are being sidelined. 

Suzanne James asked digital rights activist and author Lizzie O’Shea about gambling reform as part of a longer interview on a recent Green Left show.

John Garcia, a passionate and sincere person, spent much of his life fighting for rights for First Nations peoples and refugees. Robynne Murphy, his friend and comrade, writes about his life.  

For many young people, the fact that modern Australia emerged from a colonial-settler society founded on the violent dispossession of First Nations peoples is a self-evident fact. Sarah Hathway and Sam Wainwright comment on a significant political shift underway.

The Australian government must not remain silent about one of the worst upsurges in violence in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for many years, argues Khaled Ghannam.

The Treasurer’s “values-based capitalism” looks like it will include cuts to public spending, greater private investment, cuts to services and greater upfront costs, argues Graham Matthews

Data privacy, digital rights, gambling reform and more on the Green Left Show with Lizzie O'Shea and Suzanne James.

The setting of the Doomsday Clock to 90 seconds to midnight reflects the consensus that Russia's Ukraine invasion has brought the world closer to nuclear war than at any time since the 1980s. Here is the plan proposed by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.

The Doomsday Clock has crept the closest it is ever been as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists set the minute hand to 90 seconds to midnight. Paul Gregoire reports.

Sensationalism of events in Mparntwe is placing First Nations young people at risk, argues Ampe-kenhe Ahelhe. The group has invited the PM to listen to them about finding solutions.

The current frenzy around the Alice Springs crime wave risks risks repeating the same moral panics and deployment of top-down policies which disempower First Nations people, write Thalia Anthony and Vanessa Napaltjari Davis.

A small number of neo-Nazis tried but failed to stop the Merri-Bek City Council’s Day of Mourning ceremony from going ahead in Coburg on January 26. Sue Bolton reports.

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