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Morrison, Joyce and Dutton are salivating at the prospect of purchasing hypersonic missiles. They believe it will make Australia “attractive” — in an existentially doomed way — to other powers in the region, writes Binoy Kampmark.

The new IPCC report is upbeat about the possibilities to keep global warming at bay. Markela Panegyres argues there is no doubt that leaving fossil fuels in the ground is the bottom line.

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg was less than honest when he told Insiders that the government’s vision of tax reform includes a “simpler tax system, a fairer tax system and lower tax”, writes Alex Bainbridge.

The Greater Sydney Parklands Trust Bill 2021 represents is a threat Sydney’s iconic parklands by opening the door to privatisation. Ben Radford reports.

The NSW Coalition, with the support of NSW Labor and the conservative crossbench, have enacted laws that effectively ban direct actions. Abigail Boyd describes the anti-democratic push to pass these draconian new laws.

The refugee deal with New Zealand offers some mitigation to Australia's cruel refugee policy. But, Binoy Kampmark asks, what will happen to the many hundreds of others in detention?

The integrated nature of the world's economies means that it is a fiction that national budgets are divorced from the global setting, William Briggs explains.

Fionn Skiotis talks about North and East Syria Solidarity, which seeks to inform people and collect material support for the revolution in the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria.

As is always the case, there was plenty of money for corporate welfare and war but peanuts for social justice and the environment in this year's budget, write Peter Boyle.

Climate change threatens the life and habitability of our planet and, right now, the eastern part of Australia is witnessing this first-hand. Alejandro Aleman reports

The federal government’s cruelty towards refugees should be a critical issue in the federal election. Green Left asked Sue Bolton about the recent deal with New Zealand and the differences, if any, between the major parties on refugee policies.

Slick TV ads are part of the new wave of war propaganda to justify a bloody “Aussie” arms export dream, argues Peter Boyle.

There are a whole lot of things that can be done to ease the cost of living pressures on households, argues Kamala Emanuel. It is a complete con to think that all we can possibly hope for is a tiny little one-off bonus.

Green Left asked Rachel Evans, who is part of the NSW Senate ticket for Socialist Alliance, about some of the critical issues in the coming federal election.

Less than three weeks after saying the rules-based international order allows "sovereign nations to pursue their interests free from coercion”, the PM warned the Solomon Islands not to take this idea too far, writes William Briggs.

As residents along Australia’s east coast were smashed by unprecedented floods, the PM was talking up the need for more submarines, missiles and other military hardware, writes Dave Holmes.

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