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‘Fuck the patriarchy’ — protesters at a Sydney International Women’s Day march in March, 2020

The Labor government has introduced new bills aiming to eliminate gender-based violence and sexual harassment in the workplace. Andrea Bortoli reports.

The stage three tax cuts would cost the budget billions

Federal Labor is softening us up for more budget cuts, as interest rates continue to climb and a recession looms. Sue Bull reports. 

Australia’s slide towards war has continued since the May election, and Labor's war powers inquiry may do nothing to stop it. Alison Broinowksi reports.

All state and territory governments are focused on the renewables transition, so why is the nuclear power “debate” refusing to die? Dr Jim Green investigates.

Barangaroo has opened under new management and its rival Star Entertainment Group is now in the regulator’s cross hairs. Suzanne James reviews the state of play in Australia’s post-Bergin casino industry.

An indifferent Australian government has looked on as legal due process for Julian Assange has been trashed. Stuart Rees reports on Nils Melzer's new book The Trial of Julian Assange.

The media’s attention is largely focused on personal data and privacy, but we need to examine what data is being collected, how it is being used and better systems to protect personal data, argues Vivien Miley.

Josie Alec told Coral Wynter about the campaign to save ancient Murujuga rock art on the Burrup Peninsula from being destroyed by a fertiliser plant, which could instead operate from a nearby industrial area.

The biggest housing crisis Australia has ever experienced is fast becoming a humanitarian disaster. But, as Angela Carr argues, there are solutions.

Abandoning and demonising our most vulnerable children must end. Western Australia can lead the way by reforming its child bail laws and ensuring children can remain with their families where possible, argues Gerry Georgatos.

Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek’s new threatened species action plan does not go far enough, argues Greens Senator Janet Rice.

Dave Riley

Dave Riley, long-time socialist, artist, satirist and chef, was an enthusiast about trying out new ventures to broaden the socialist project. Jim McIlroy reports on his life.

A more climate-friendly federal government does not give Victoria an excuse to become complacent, argues Anna Langford.

An anti-war protest on Hiroshima Day, August 6, at Sydney Town Hall

The Anthony Albanese Labor government is holding a parliamentary inquiry into how Australia decides whether or not to go to war. Why not let the people decide? Peter Boyle asks.

Socialist Alliance extends its solidarity to the mass protest movement in Iran that has developed in response to the killing of Mahsa Amini by the Iranian authorities.

The Australian laws covering data protection are woefully inadequate and outdated. Binoy Kampmark reports.

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