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Hundreds participated in a multi-faceted protest outside the Land Forces weapons expo over October 4–6. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Lula Da Silva

It is vital that the social forces in Brazil combine to secure a victory for Luiz Inacio "Lula" Da Silva in the second round of elections on October 30, and to face the challenges ahead, writes Michael Lowy.

Socialist Alliance’s “deep reach” in the north west of Melbourne was reflected at the launch of its election campaign. Chloe DS reports.

An anti-war protest on Hiroshima Day, August 6, at Sydney Town Hall

The Anthony Albanese Labor government is holding a parliamentary inquiry into how Australia decides whether or not to go to war. Why not let the people decide? Peter Boyle asks.

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The uprising in Iran sparked by the murder of Mahsa (Jina) Amini continues to spread across the country and international support for the Iranian people's resistance to the regime is growing, reports Kerry Smith.

Mali Cooper

All charges against Mali Cooper relating to Blockade Australia climate protests in June have been dropped. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Socialist Alliance extends its solidarity to the mass protest movement in Iran that has developed in response to the killing of Mahsa Amini by the Iranian authorities.

Women Kabul

Following a blast in a predominantly Hazara majority area, which killed 43 and injured 82, women from the ethnic minority community demonstrated against the attacks, demanding the genocide end, reports Peoples Dispatch.

The Australian laws covering data protection are woefully inadequate and outdated. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Iran solidarity protest in Sydney

The uprising in Iran following the murder of Jina Mahsa Amini by the "morality police" has been going for 13 days. Dr Kamran Matin discusses the situation.

Activists march through Xochimilco, Mexico, protesting against corporations

Climate change is disrupting and harming our lives, writes Tamara Pearson, so we need to disrupt and force change.

Protest in Chile

Nearly 80% of Chileans voted to draft a new constitution, but less than two years later, about 62% chose to reject the draft in a plebiscite on September 4. Ana Zorita explains why.

Any call for a republic that is disconnected from addressing the very real social and ecological crises will not be enough, argues Sam Wainwright.

The Australian Lawyers Alliance has renewed calls to decriminalise cannabis use, saying Victorian Labor must shift away from law enforcement and punishment. Kerry Smith reports.

Swaziland democracy protest

Luna Michaels talks about the struggle for democracy and an end to absolute monarchy in Swaziland.

Nilüfer Koç discusses the country-wide protests against the torture and killing of Mahsa (Jina) Amini.

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