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Extinction Rebellion WA set up camp from February 10 in Solidarity Park, opposite Parliament House in Perth for the two-week duration of its first sitting.

Jim McIlroy reports on a call for unions to take strike action on May 1 under the banner of workers’ rights, social justice and climate action.

The anniversary of the death of Kurdish-Iranian asylum seeker Reza Berati was commemorated in Perth writes Alex Salmon.

Adviser to the Australian Assange Campaign and barrister Greg Barnes told Pip Hinman that the case against Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange is an attempt to destroy media freedom.

The Bylong community is stepping up its fight to save their valley from coal mining after the Independent Planning Commission bailed from defending its own negative assessment, writes Jim McIlroy.

The Federal Court ruling that the federal police raid on the ABC last year was valid is a new blow to media freedoms, argues Jim McIlroy.

Kerry Smith reports protests are being organised across Australia and globally to coincide with the start of Australian citizen Julian Assange’s extradition hearing in London on February 24. 

While many radicals attended the National Climate Emergency Summit, they were not asked to present which, as Hans A Baer writes, meant it showcased the market wing of the climate movement.

Three solidarity activists who recently returned from Venezuela addressed a meeting organised by the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign in Melbourne on February 13, reports Chris Slee.

A new sports rorts scandal, involving senior levels of the Australian Public Service, highlights just how institutionalised corruption is in the federal government, writes Jim McIlroy.

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