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The Murugappan family has become a symbol for all refugees who have been treated as less than human because of Australian border and immigration policies, argues Renuga Inpakuma

Sue Bolton reports on how a motion in solidarity with Palestine moved at Moreland City Council was defeated by the casting vote of Labor Mayor Annalivia Carli-Hannan.

For parties that supposedly stand for free speech, Coalition MPs are increasingly using defamation hearings to silence their critics. Alex Bainbridge looks at the right's culture war.

Asylum seekers like the Murugappan family must be given permanent residency, argues Pip Hinman.

Regional communities are facing three intertwining crises — ecological, economic and social — and governments have no real plans to assist, writes Elena Garcia in the preamble to a new document by Socialist Alliance.

 

Victoria Police has introduced new rules for journalists covering protests: they are now required to provide media identification to the police. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

Doncaster resident Barry Watson used freedom-of-information laws to obtain an audit about canopy tree loss caused by the early works for the North East Link tollway project. He spoke to Green Left about this and more.

Alex Bainbridge writes about the defamation proceedings against socialist councillor Rob Pyne.

Wind is now one of the cheapest energy solutions, but the federal resources minister has vetoed help for a new wind farm in Far North Queensland. John Pratt reports.

The Socialist Alliance is calling on the Coalition government to impose targeted sanctions on Myanmar's military while maintaining aid to the victims of human rights violations.

As Victoria heads into its fourth lockdown, healthcare workers are concerned that public health services are at breaking point. Sarah Hathway reports.

The Federal Court's ruling that the government has a duty of care to protect young people from climate change is a win. Zane Alcorn argues it is due to mass mobilisations on the streets.

The International Energy Agency has ruffled feathers by calling for no investment in new fossil fuel supply projects, writes Margaret Gleeson.

Isaac Nellist argues that the Fair Work Commission's ruling that a Deliveroo rider was unfairly dismissed is an important win for gig workers in their ongoing fight to be recognised as employees.

Just as Israel is being forced to pull back from its latest bombardment of Gaza, ABC management has been instructing its reporters in the art of misreporting, writes Pip Hinman.

For the first time in three decades, the NSW school curriculum is undergoing a complete reform. Jason van Tol argues that it is important to note what is being omitted.

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