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The NSW budget claims to be about job creation but entrenches cuts to public sector workers' pay while handing windfalls to private corporations, writes Jim McIlroy.

Solidarity is being shown to Peruvians in their campaign for a new constituent assembly and justice, reports Rachel Evans.

Matthew Drake-Brockman

Police moved on an activist who chained himself to the office of Labor MP Tanya Plibersek to urge her to speak out against the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Peter Boyle reports.

Refugee action

Chris Slee reports on a 150-strong, rostered protest for refugee rights outside the Mantra Hotel, where 65 refugees are being detained.

Union protest

Jim McIlroy reports that nurses, teachers and other public sector workers protested the NSW Coalition government's effective wage cut imposed on COVID-19 frontline workers.

Peace activists organised a vigil outside the official Armistice Day ceremony on November 11, reports Nick Deane.

Electric buses, retrofitting buildings, green aluminium smelters, offshore wind generation and mine rehabilitation are among the job creation ideas being proposed by a new union-environment alliance, reports Steve O'Brien.

Bruce Pascoe forum

Award-winning author of Dark Emu, Bruce Pascoe, will be the feature speaker at aGreen Left online forum on December 5.

The NSW Premier made an election promise not to privatise any more state infrastructure. Peter Boyle reports on the government's sale of the last segment of the controversial and expensive tollway.

Regular actions are being organised to demand the federal government frees almost 120 refugees detained at Kangaroo Point, reports Alex Bainbridge.

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