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New South Wales Police Commissioner Mick Fuller’s proposal for an app that records consent reveals how willfully ignorant he and government MPs are about the institutionalised nature of sexual assault, writes Isaac Nellist.

The end of the JobKeeper program means that up to 500,000 jobs are at risk. Jim McIlroy argues that plenty of secure jobs could be created if there was a mass campaign to redirect public funds to expand the public sector.

NSW Greens MLC Jamie Parker speaks at a rally for democracy in Myanmar, in Sydney.

Why is Australia so soft in its response to the military coup in Myanmar? Jamie Parker speaks to Green Left about this question.

Reporting a male Coalition staffer's bad behaviour as “lewd” downplays the systematic nature of sexism and misogyny, argues Alison Pennington.

Resourcing precariously employed workers to become organised, gain a voice and demand change, means changing the way unions organise, writes Josh Cullinan.

Jackie Kriz writes that the #March4Justice movement needs to keep mobilising if it wants its demands to be met.

Murrumbidgee River. Photo: Tracey Carpenter

The ongoing injustices and dispossession of First Nations peoples can be seen in the devastating impact of stolen water rights. But, writes Tracey Carpenter, some changes have been won in Victoria.

We are being told by some that the floods devastating NSW and Queensland are a “once-in-a-hundred year event”. They're not. They are a reminder of the dangers of extreme weather events brought on by climate change, writes Pip Hinman.

Jocelynne Scutt and Kamala Emanuel discuss the meaning, the merits and the limits of the "rule of law", Christian Porter's defamation case against the ABC and how the "justice" system should deal with rape and sexual assault.

Labor needs to break the bipartisan consensus and end its support for mandatory detention and boat turn-backs, argues Alex Bainbridge.

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