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"Are we seriously going to wait until there is no North Pole before we step on the brakes?" 

Check out When Our Turn Comes' debut single "Climate Strike".

Is there a progressive case for restricting immigration into the United States? After reading Phillip Cafaro’s book, my answer is still no — but I readily concede that there are too many intellectual hacks who use progressive-sounding rhetoric to advocate anti-immigrant positions

Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus takes a look at five new books that belong on an ecosocialist bookshelf.

Black is the New White is a hilarious farce that throws everything at the audience to get a laugh. There is physical clowning, outrageous nudity, family feuding and piss-takes of innumerable sacred cows.

Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell on the ABC is marvellous comedy that combines humour with current affairs analysis.

Supporters' groups across the United States have taken issue with a new rule which bans the anti-fascist Iron Front symbol on banners and flags at games because it is deemed “political”.

Iconic characters in popular culture such as Sherlock Holmes, Dracula and Frankenstein's monster are in the public domain, allowing anyone to use them to create new stories. Spider-Man should be too, writes Peter Robson.

The world is literally burning up in August 2019 and there's little to get excited about, but musicians are fighting back with some strong protest music that will make you feel good. Here are the best new albums that related to this month's political news. What albums would you suggest? Comment on TwitterFacebook, or email

Green Left's Pip Hinman interviews Ross Caputi and Donna Mulhearn, two of the authors of The Sacking of Fallujah: A People's History.

Fallujah was destroyed by US forces, not once, but three times. The city of mosques had a tradition of resisting foreign occupiers, and for this it has paid heavily.

Caputi, a former US Marine who fought in the second attack on Fallujah, and Mulhearn, an anti-war activist and human shield discuss the book and what can be done today to show solidarity and support the people of Fallujah.

Dr Richard Sorge, a German communist who penetrated the innermost political and military circles of the Japanese and German governments for a decade from the mid-1930s, only ever had one good thing to say about the Nazis.

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