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Two days of protests outside the Myanmar Embassy in Canberra marked the second anniversary of the military coup in Myanmar, reports Paul Oboohov.

Ian Ellis-Jones takes on the Cuban right-wing internet trolls.

Burkina Faso coup Sept 2022

Burkina Faso’s government decided on January 18 to ask French military forces to leave the country within a month, reports Vijay Prashad.

The Alliance Against Political Persecutions rallied outside the United States Embassy to call on US Ambassador Caroline Kennedy to intercede on behalf of Julian Assange. Paul Oboohov reports.

Peru protest on Jan 19, 2023

Jorge Escalante discusses the protest movement, the nature of the Boluarte coup government and what it might take to bring it down.

The setting of the Doomsday Clock to 90 seconds to midnight reflects the consensus that Russia's Ukraine invasion has brought the world closer to nuclear war than at any time since the 1980s. Here is the plan proposed by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.

Sensationalism of events in Mparntwe is placing First Nations young people at risk, argues Ampe-kenhe Ahelhe. The group has invited the PM to listen to them about finding solutions.

Miguel Diaz Canel and Lula Da Silva at CELAC 2023

CELAC member countries signed the Buenos Aires declaration to make Latin America and the Caribbean a community of sovereign nations, reports Tanya Wadhwa.

MPs from both major parties have absorbed an investor–style thinking, even towards public housing. Andrew Chuter argues that naïve economic theories of supply and demand will not fix the homelessness problem.

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

British flag

The recycled soap opera of English royals tearing strips off each other continues to preoccupy Australian and British audiences, writes Rupen Savoulian.

Two activists from the Disrupt Burrup Hub campaign staged a protest at the Art Galley of Western Australia against Woodside Energy’s proposed Burrup Gas hub project. Alex Salmon reports.

Latin American-Australians and supporters gathered in front of the Peruvian Consulate  to demand an end to the Dina Boluarte coup regime in Peru. Jim McIlroy and Federico Fuentes report.

Socialist Alliance delegates discussed global and domestic political developments and decided on directions and campaign priorities at its 17th national conference. Chloe DS reports.

Coalition Senators Alex Antic and Matt Canavan are pushing a new anti-abortion bill aimed at those with reservations about late-term abortions. Paul Gregoire reports.

Ngiyampaa elder Dr Beryl Carmichael says record flooding on the Darling River was caused by bad policies, including the privatisation of water. Tracey Carpenter reports. 

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