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Binoy Kampmark argues that the shortcomings of the COVIDSafe app provide a lesson in exaggerated prowess and diminished performance.

Climate Council member Will Steffen spoke to Green Left about climate science and politics in the lead up to the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.

Whistleblower Frances Haugen has called out Facebook and its sister site Instagram for exacerbating body image and mental health issues in teenage girls, writes Janet Parker.

The capitalist establishment has spent years debating whether or not Australia should have a 2050 climate target. It is a distraction from the task at hand, argues Alex Bainbridge.  

As NSW eases restrictions for fully vaccinated people, vulnerable First Nations people are still struggling to be vaccinated, write Rachel Evans and Adam Trumper.

Socialist Alliance strongly supports vaccination as a public health measure. Vaccines should be free and easily available.

In part three of our series on the draft Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill (NSW) 2021, Green Left interviews NSW Greens MP Cate Faehrmann, co-sponsor of the bill to be introduced by Independent Sydney MP Alex Greenwich.

The extent to which the ruling class will go to protect those accused of sexual violence is on full display in the case of the PM's treatment of the former Attorney General Christian Porter, argues Markela Panegyres.

Rachel Evans spoke to Tamil refugees and activists Kalyani Inpakumar and Renuga Inpakumar about the continuing persecution of Tamils in Sri Lanka and the campaign for rights here.

Australia’s richest person, Gina Rinehart, warns that unless the federal government restrains its pandemic spending, the country will end up like Sri Lanka. Michael Cooke and Lionel Bopage argue that this is neoliberal nonsense.

Neoliberalism has turned universities into “hungry” institutions that act like zombies: consuming brains for profit rather than enriching minds. Aleks Wansbrough discusses the crisis in higher education.

With new fossil fuel corporations finding it increasingly difficult to find the finance, the Scott Morrison government has come to the rescue with public subsidies. Margaret Gleeson reports.

Green Left interviews Beverly Baker, chairperson of Older Women’s Network about the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021, soon to be debated in the NSW parliament.

Green Left speaks to Shayne Higson, Vice President of Dying With Dignity NSW, about the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021, soon to be debated in the NSW Parliament.

Gladys Berejiklian, the soon-to-be-former premier of New South Wales, has been a major player in the Liberal-National Party's sell-off of public assets to corporate mates. Andrew Chuter reports.

If there was any reason to halt a farcical train of legal proceedings, the case against Julian Assange would have to be the standard bearing example, argues Binoy Kampmark.

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