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Communist, trade unionist and class-struggle fighter for migrant rights George Zangalis died on March 25. Radicalised during the Greek civil war, Zangalis remained a fighter until the end, writes Sue Bolton.

The forced amalgamation of three councils in the inner west of Sydney has not worked and residents need to be given a say, argues Peter Boyle.

Sam Wainwright asks how would bosses, who are currently demanding that Fair Work Australia not raise award wages, react to a legislated freeze on the price they charge for goods and services.

Neoliberal ideology has reduced tertiary education to a commodity. Students have become “customers” and academics and lecturers are now “service providers”, writes Markela Panegyres.

The deaths in custody of two more First Nations people over the past week — bringing the total deaths to seven over the last two months — is nothing less than a national emergency, writes Isaac Nellist.

Casual relief teachers in Victoria are being ripped off, Alex Milne argues, because they are at the mercy of private hiring agencies.

The vaccine rollout in Australia, argues Markela Panegyres, has been held back by the lack of publicly-owned vaccine infrastructure and the government's own vaccine nationalism.

The latest Green Left Show, featuring Angela Carr, Sam Wainwright, Emily Bullock and Amy MacMahon, takes a look at the housing crisis in Australia, the relationship it has to domestic violence, and possible solutions as well as challenges in achieving them. 

It seems that everybody’s opinion about TAFE matters except that of us TAFE students, writes Wayne Barret.

New Zealand has legalised pill testing at festivals after the services made a positive impact. Paul Gregoire compares Australia's head-in-the-sand response to an important health issue.

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