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There is no disguising the United States' right wing push for corporate profits above human life. The ruling elite in Australia has the same priority, but it is a little more subtle, argues Alex Bainbridge.

Virgin and Qantas planes

The federal government's determination to pursue a market solution not only jeopardises Virgin employees' jobs, it flies in the face of finding an ecological solution to long-distance travel, argues Jim McIlroy.

The glaring lack of emergency accommodation for those escaping domestic violence during the COVID-19 lockdown is hitting people of all genders, but for trans and male-bodied people the options are sparse, writes Liv Petrakis.

Health workers protest outside White House

Workers are increasingly being pressured to expose themselves to COVID-19 to save businesses and the economy, writes Pip Hinman.

Jonathan Strauss writes that many university workers are questioning the National Tertiary Education Union's leadership during the COVID-19 crisis, sparking a debate among members about the union's strategy to protect workers' conditions.

Attorney-General Christian Porter has made it easier for employers to take advantage of the economic crisis brought on by COVID-19, writes Lisbeth Latham.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is trying to undermine state premiers and teachers and pit parents against teachers during the COVID-19 lockdown, write Mary Merkenich and David Linden.

Historically, the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union has been a leader in championing stronger safety guidelines. It needs to step up now during the COVID-19 emergency, writes Zane Alcorn.

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young peoples’ lives should not be discounted, writes Fred Fuentes.

The whole crew of the Ruby Princess need to be tested for COVID-19, and a huge dose of sunshine needs to be shone on the events and parties involved in this disaster, writes Arthur Rorris.

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