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Rod Webb became an left-wing activist during a period of cultural and political upheaval and, as a film festival director and a network programmer, his commitment to his principles never faltered, writes Greg Adamson.

Ken Muir will be remembered as being a formidable defender of public education, as well as as a staunch unionist and socialist, writes Dave Bell.

The controversial Snowy Hydro 2.0 project in southern New South Wales is a step closer to being realised after the state government gave approval for its construction, reports Jim McIlroy.

Weekly solidarity actions to support refugees detained at a Brisbane detention facility are becoming an important flashpoint in the campaign, reports Alex Bainbridge.

Socialist councillor Sue Bolton, first elected to Moreland City Council in 2012 and re-elected in 2016, is standing again, writes Chloe DS. Here's how you can support her.

The world premiere of a 14-year struggle for jobs will be screened at this year's “virtual” Sydney Film Festival. Women of Steel, a finalist for an award, documents a hard-won campaign by women in the Illawarra to force BHP to hire them, write Pip Hinman and Peter Boyle.

The federal government is demanding (un)employment agencies get proactive and schedule appointments with unemployed workers — despite mutual obligations being suspended until June 1, writes Kerry Smith.

The federal government is pursuing criminal prosecutions against a former secret agent and his lawyer for allegedly revealing Australia had bugged East Timor cabinet meetings during negotiations over the Timor Sea boundary. Paul Oboohov spoke to Timor Sea Justice Forum's Susan Connelly about the case.

Hundreds of people from across Australia connected via Zoom on May 19 to tell Marsh insurance brokers not to help Adani find insurance for its controversial coal mine, reports Coral Wynter.

As New South Wales eases its coronavirus restrictions, the North East Forest Alliance took their anti-logging message to a state forest near Casino, in the state's north, reports Kerry Smith.

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