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The New South Wales government's plan for “social housing” is all about helping its developer mates and pushing poorer communities out of inner city spaces. Paul Gregoire investigates.

Twitter’s permanent suspension of Donald Trump’s account on January 8 was an anti-climactic conclusion to a presidency that ultimately finished with a whimper rather than a bang, writes Leo Crnogorcevic.

As the debate over the efficacy and availability of various privately marketed anti-COVID vaccines intensifies here and internationally, the time to re-establish our own critical public medical institution is right now, argues Jim McIlroy.

Anti-tollway activists are disappointed that the Greens councillors seem to have accepted the North East Link is a fait accompli, writes Mary Merkenich.

This episode of the Green Left Show features Gauri Gandbhir, Lizzie O'Shea and Aleks Wansbrough focuses on the government's proposed media code, Google's threat to abandon Australia and the debate around online free speech.

Alex Bainbridge writes about Green Left's new video podcast — the Green Left Show — which aims to cover important topical issues and involve guests from the diversity of progressive opinion and campaign areas.

Pressure from the Biden administration’s pledges on swift climate change action seems to have pushed Scott Morrison to mention he indeed has a plan to reduce emissions, writes Pip Hinman.

Whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed back in 2013 the breadth and scale of the United States government’s internet surveillance program. Ernst Merkenich argues that it is only increasing.

The Western Australian election is shaping up as a referendum on the Labor government’s handling of COVID-19, with pundits expecting it to be returned with an increased majority, reports Sam Wainwright.

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Australia’s corrupt system of political patronage is well and truly exposed whenever the Australian Electoral Commission reports on electoral donations, writes Pip Hinman.

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