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The Australian laws covering data protection are woefully inadequate and outdated.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

The NSW government enacted new anti-protest laws with Labor's support, but it is having difficulty getting its new anti-union laws through. Jim McIlroy reports.

Sarah Hathway and Angela Carr say much more public housing and a freeze on rent is urgently needed to stop a social crisis. Pip Hinman reports.

If anything reflected Bernie Neville’s view on the working class, it was his often-repeated phrase: “No surrender!” Dave Riley reflects on the life of a militant unionist.

The Modi government is keen to fashion the Adani Group as a spear of influence, however its renewables story cannot hide the fact that its core business remains thermal coal mining, gas distribution and transportation, argues Binoy Kampmark.

Any call for a republic that is disconnected from addressing the very real social and ecological crises will not be enough, argues Sam Wainwright.

Suzanne James asks why the Australian Football League is so racist and, with clubs raking in billions in multi-stream revenue, why are taxpayers funding them?

Wheat field

Hunger has doubled in the world's 10 worst climate hotspots, worsened by profiteering on cereal markets by huge agriculture corporations. Peter Boyle reports.

Current laws regulating how data is managed by corporations and government organisations fail to fully protect consumers. Sonia Hickey reports.

The UNHCR said Australia has violated Torres Strait islanders' rights by ignoring their concerns about rising seas caused by climate change. Binoy Kampmark reports. 

Marie Flood, a member of the Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends, gave this speech at a Sydney climate protest alongside First Nations activists, unionists and high school activists speaking out for real action on the climate.

Earthcare not warfare

Not only are we being told to prepare for war with China, but to expect it. It’s the stuff of nightmares, writes Sam Wainwright.

Climate activism makes a difference

The establishment media's bias towards maintaining the status quo, or finding excuses for it, has to be challenged. Alex Bainbridge urges you to help Green Left continue to provide a platform for activists challenging injustices. 

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