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Labor needs to break the bipartisan consensus and end its support for mandatory detention and boat turn-backs, argues Alex Bainbridge.

The Aviation Tourism package comes with no obligations to protect jobs. Jim McIlroy argues it is another handout to big business.

Before his nightmare began Helal Uddin — known as “Spicy” — worked as a chef at a holiday inn in Dhaka. He had to leave Bangladesh after being involved in a protest. From Bomana Prison in Papua New Guinea, he tells his story to Green Left.

The intensification of multiple, intersecting crises under capitalism, which are disproportionately affecting women, requires a united struggle against them, writes Reihana Mohideen.

Rather than being “a force for global good”, the goal of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue is to deepen military and economic pressure on China, writes Vijay Prashad.

Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama, are facing down the company's anti-union campaign and voting to become the first unionised Amazon warehouse in the United States, writes Malik Miah.

Chris Slee reports on a rally in solidarity with a refugee activist charged with incitement. 

Old arguments justifying racism might be considered ridiculous today but new ones, including affectations about “our” democratic values, neatly slip into service to reinforce ingrained racist prejudices, writes Peter Boyle.

The stripping of Indian democracy by the far-right, Hindu-nationalist government of Narendra Modi is causing uproar in the Australian-Indian diaspora, reports Gauri Gandbhir.

The invasion of a Iraq was a flagrant violation of the United Nations Charter and the invaders’ justification was based on lies. Eighteen years on the calls for justice continue, writes Bevan Ramsden

Racism is not fundamentally about individual behaviour – although often that’s how people experience it. Lavanya Thavaraja argues that it is central to the institutions of Australian capitalism.

Chris Slee reports on a protest calling on the United Nations Human Rights Council to refer Sri Lanka to the International Criminal Court for committing genocide against the Tamil people.

A crowd-funding campaign has been launched for Australian Jock Palfreeman, who is fighting Bulgaria’s effort to expel him from the country and the European Union, writes Kerry Smith.

As the NSW deputy coroner delivered its finding that Anaiwan-Dunghutti man Nathan Reynolds' death was by 'natural causes', another three First Nations people died in custody. Pip Hinman reports.

Five years have passed since social leader and environmental activist Berta Cáceres was assassinated in her home in La Esperanza, Honduras, reports People's Dispatch.

Dakota Tait argues we need to talk up good policy, guided by science, and reach out to those heading for conspiracy territory.

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