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While Indonesian soldiers are taking part in a joint training exercise with 150 Australian troops in the Northern Territory, West Papuan civilians are fleeing Indonesian military operations in the Maybrat region, reports Susan Price.

The only way to save Afghanistan is with the solidarity of progressive, democratic and secular forces, says Malalai Joya.

Within weeks, Greenland's parliament is expected to pass a bill reinstating a ban on uranium mining that was lifted in 2013 under pressure from mining companies, reports Peter Boyle.

Pro-democracy protests are again escalating in the Kingdom of Eswatini (Swaziland), after activists were temporarily scared off the streets by the killing of dozens of activists and bystanders by the armed forces, reports Maxime Bowen.

Hundreds of fascists forced their way into the Italian General Confederation of Labour (CGIL) headquarters in Rome on October 9, reports Dave Kellaway.

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The revelation that Spain's former king will probably get off scot-free on allegations of corruption has shone a torch down the sewer of the Spanish state, writes Dick Nichols.

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How should the working class respond to a pandemic and protect workers’ interests at the same time? Malik Miah reports on the situation in the United States.

The Taliban are hunting down women’s rights activists in Kabul. Yasmeen Afghan files this account of one such activist who is now underground.

Berlin’s referendum to expropriate corporate landlords is a watershed moment for rental politics and a rare win against international real estate capital, reports Thomas McGath.

Helen Jaffe, Sujatha Fernandes and Ian Ellis-Jones discuss the the July 11 protests in Cuba, the corporate media's distortions of them and what is happening in that country now.

The COP26 Coalition is hosting the People’s Summit for Climate Justice, from November 7‒10, and has called a global day of protest action for climate justice on November 6. Green Left spoke to the COP26 Coalition's Camille Barbagallo.

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Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea have raised the issue of regional human rights at a recent United Nations General Assembly meeting, a move welcomed by West Papuans, reports Yamin Kogoya.

Discarded lifejackets on a Mediterranean coastline. Photo: Pixabay

Australia’s brutal policy of turning back refugees at sea has been picked up by Britain, reports Binoy Kampmark.

Supporters of abortion rights turned out across the United States in protest against laws in Texas and Mississippi that effectively outlaw most abortions, reports Barry Sheppard.

The Social Democratic Party's platform to raise the minimum wage and for single-tier health insurance resonated with voters and contrasted with the left's failure. Sibylle Kaczorek reports.

R&B singer R Kelly's conviction on racketeering and sex trafficking is a victory for Black girls and women, who have not been listened to in sexual assault cases, writes Malik Miah.

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