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Nicola and Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest.

 ABC’s Australian Story rehashed the billionaire philanthropy trope in its episode about the second-richest person in Australia, Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest. Peter Boyle reports.

It is what we have come to expect from the Prime Minister — comments that reflect age-old prejudice and which put him firmly in the bigot camp, argues Janet Parker.

Since becoming the minister for offence, Peter Dutton has used every opportunity to spruik Australia’s “need” to prepare for war against China. ANZAC Day provided another opening for the hawk. Pip Hinman reports.

The new IPCC report is upbeat about the possibilities to keep global warming at bay. Markela Panegyres argues there is no doubt that leaving fossil fuels in the ground is the bottom line.

Slick TV ads are part of the new wave of war propaganda to justify a bloody “Aussie” arms export dream, argues Peter Boyle.

Western Australia is in the midst of its worst-ever housing crisis: an increasing number of suburbs have rental vacancy rates of 0%, meaning they go as soon as they are advertised. Janet Parker reports.

Alex Bainbridge argues corporations should be properly taxed to generate the disaster funds required.

Who isn’t disgusted by the obscene wealth of the oligarchs who support a war-making tyrant like Vladimir Putin? Peter Boyle argues we should be equally sickened by our 'own'.

Russia possesses the largest stockpile of nuclear weapons. The US has only slightly less. This makes the escalating crisis in the Ukraine all the more terrifying, argues Markela Panegyres.

When former and current ASIO chiefs feel impelled to contradict Dutton’s warmongering, you know the wannabe general has overstepped the mark. Pip Hinman argues that a khaki election campaign could swing it for the Coalition.

Peter Boyle argues that the Australian Electoral Commission’s annual report on donations to political parties is a sober reminder that Australia is still a plutocracy.

More than half of the population of Afghanistan is facing starvation since the US-led occupation forces withdrew last August. Pip Hinman comments on the ongoing crisis.

A nation that refuses to confront the truth that modern Australia was built on violent dispossession and genocide is incapable of addressing the legacies of invasion, argues Janet Parker.

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The Prime Minister refuses to provide free Rapid Antigen Tests, instead blowing billions of dollars on tanks and other offensive military equipment. Markela Panegyres reports.

It was another tough year for most of us, and 2022 looks to be no different. Peter Boyle asks you to join others in helping keep Green Left afloat.

Home ownership is not an option for many, especially as median house prices are now close to $1 million. Isaac Nellist reports.

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