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Oxfam's annual report on global inequality is a damning indictment of the chronically inequitable capitalist system, argues Peter Boyle.

Labor promised to end the cruel practice of imposing temporary protection visas. Alex Bainbridge argues its announcement concerning 19,000 refugees is welcome, but does not go far enough. 

Grassroots movements have gotten us to the point where governments can no longer deny climate change is happening. Pip Hinman argues that those movements have to grow to avoid being sucked into false solutions.

Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe apologised to those who took out home loans on the basis of his promise not to raise interest rates. But he had no apology for wage earners trying to make ends meet amid sharply rising prices. Peter Boyle reports.

After years of bellicose anti-China rhetoric from Australian and US elites, the fact that Xi Jinping, Joe Biden and Anthony Albanese did actually meet does seem positive. Alex Bainbridge looks at what it really represents.

Anthony Albanese must honour Labor’s election promise to grant permanency to the more than 30,000 refugees already living here, writes Janet Parker.

Climate activism makes a difference

The establishment media's bias towards maintaining the status quo, or finding excuses for it, has to be challenged. Alex Bainbridge urges you to help Green Left continue to provide a platform for activists challenging injustices. 

Fossil fuel billionaires' record profits need to be seized as a first step in democratising the energy sector and transitioning to a jobs-rich clean energy future, writes Alex Bainbridge.

As the CBA announces billions in after-tax profits, workers are denied wage rises to keep up with inflation and many will be squeezed by interest rate hikes. Peter Boyle argues that the bank should be taken back into public ownership and run as a not-for-profit service.

A bill to enshrine 10 days of paid family violence leave is the result of more than a decade of campaigns by women, unions and activists. Adele Welsh reports.

The billions of dollars wasted on military spending and tax cuts for the rich should be used to fund renewables, argues Peter Boyle

Australian scientists, led by Tim Flannery, want federal environment minister Tanya Plibersek to heed the science and ensure all assessments of new gas and coal projects are evidence-based. Pip Hinman reports.

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has promised to renew Australia’s standing in the region at the Pacific Islands Forum in Fiji. However, Peter Boyle argues it's not looking good given the country's record and projections on climate and militarisation.

Backed by big business, mining companies and billionaires, Labor and the Coalition spent millions of dollars on political advertising to win votes, according to a new report by The Australia Institute. Isaac Nellist reports.

Ending deportations will be the real character test for the new Labor government, writes Janet Parker.

At the recent Bonn climate talks, the rulers of rich nations act like arsonists who, after lighting the fire, prevent anyone calling the fire brigade, writes Alex Bainbridge.

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