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Jane Hammond spoke with Green Left about her new film, Cry of the Forests that exposes the devastation of Western Australia’s old-growth forests.

Barry Healy reviews The Last Horns of Africa, a documentary about preventing the poaching of wild rhinoceros.

The influence of French colonialism on the work of existentialist writer Albert Camus is significant. But Alex Miller argues that a new introduction to Camus' work vastly overstates the case.

Alex Miller reviews The Jakarta Method, a powerful book examining the US-backed anti-communist program of extermination in Indonesia.

The wildly hedonistic Berlin club culture is celebrated in a new documentary, focusing on the lives of three of its most famous bouncers. Barry Healy reviews the film.

James Wyner reports on how grassroots media outlet Radio Skid Row survived the COVID-19 pandemic.

One small way we can express solidarity with Palestinian artists, writers and musicians is by learning about their work and sharing it with others, writes Markela Panegyres.

Barry Healy reviews a new film about the industrial mercury poisoning of a Japanese village and the photographer who exposed the story to the world.

Community radio 3CR is holding its annual Radiothon in June, reports Rachel Kirby.

Ecopella, a troupe of progressives who bring musical instruments, protest songs and humour to Sydney protests, have just released their fourth album, writes Miguel Heatwole.

Dean Imperial as Ray, a worker just trying to get by in the sardonic gig-economy altern

Barry Healy reviews Lapsis, a sci-fi film in which gig economy workers are manipulated into competing with each other — and with robots — to make a living.

Alex Salmon reviews Working Class History, a great tool for understanding how every gain workers and ordinary people have made has come through struggle.

Green Left speaks to Bob Zellner about Son of the South, a new film that tells his story of breaking from his Ku-Klux-Klan heritage to become the first white Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee organiser. 

10 new albums to help heal the world - May 2021

Mat Ward takes a look back at May's political news and the best new music that related to it.

A new book has revealed that crime rates in Australia have fallen markedly in the last two decades. But, as Chris Slee notes, the book's authors fail to adequately link crime rates to unemployment or other ecomonic factors.

Ian Angus presents seven new books about capitalist environmental destruction and the fight to save the Earth.

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