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There has never been a better demonstration of how corrupt, complicit and hypocritical government institutions have become in their dealings with China than what has gone down with Crown Resorts, writes Suzanne James.

The growing discussion about system change is the result of how barbarous capitalism has become, writes Peter Boyle

Amy MacMahon

The Queensland Greens have laid out a bold vision for the state elections, including free public transport, an energy transition and greater mining royalties. Greens candidate Amy MacMahon talks to Green Left.

Sue Bolton argues we need a federal anti-corruption commission — but real accountability requires mobilised unions and social movements.

After being grilled by ICAC, questions are now raised about Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s involvement in other shonky decisions, write Jim McIlroy and Pip Hinman.

Serious criminal charges against ABC journalist Dan Oakes for reporting leaked material on Australian elite troops committing atrocities in Afghanistan have been dropped, on public interest grounds. Pip Hinman argues this is an important win.

Federal parliament looks set to approve the government's latest attack on higher education, which will hike up fees and cut funding overall, reports Leo Crnogorcevic.

When David Mcevoy last spoke to Green Left in January, he and three friends had barely escaped Cobargo with their lives. He spoke to Suzanne James about recovering from trauma during COVID-19 and his hopes and fears for the future of the historic town.

Public distrust in political parties and institutions is higher than it has been, yet we are a long way from where we need to be to even begin to challenge capitalism, writes Fred Fuentes. So what will it take to build the movement we need today?

The ICAC inquiry has shown that NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian knew enough to know she should not completely know something. Jim McIlroy  and Pip Hinman argue she should stand down.

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