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Protests have erupted around the United States, in response to the announcement that none of the cops involved in Breonna Taylor’s death will be charged, writes Malik Miah.

Two Kurdish farmers remained in hospital on September 20 after suffering horrific injuries when they were tortured and thrown from a helicopter in Turkey’s south-eastern province of Van, writes Steve Sweeney.

Three years after the alleged forced disappearance of Argentinian activist Santiago Maldonado, the Benetton family continues to violate indigenous rights in Patagonia, writes Marcella Via.

At the conclusion of a 30,000-strong rally in Bangkok on September 19, the young organisers of the new democracy movement called for a general strike on October 14, the anniversary of the historic student uprising of 1973 that brought down the Thanom Kittikachorn military dictatorship, writes Peter Boyle.

Lawyer Veronica Koman has received international support for her work exposing Indonesia's human rights abuses in West Papua, writes Susan Price. Now, an international fundraising campaign may have scuttled the Indonesian government's latest attempt to disrupt her work.

Bougainville's election has determined who will lead negotiations with the Papua New Guinea government over independence, and the future of the Panguna copper and gold mine, writes Susan Price.

The free trade agreement between the European Union and Mercosur will benefit EU multinationals, but poses serious disadvantages for industries in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, writes Veronica Ocvirk.

Western capitalist approaches have created dangerous conditions in California, but Indigenous communities have managed fire as a natural part of the ecosystem, writes Sonali Kolhatkar.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s personality is undoubtedly a factor in her appeal. But, politically, Ardern represents a form of centrist politics that has failed to address the challenges of our time, argues Ani White.

Catastrophic fires raging in the west of the United States are being fuelled by climate denial and bipartisan pandering to fossil fuel interests, writes Barry Sheppard.

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