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Thailand's royal excesses were mercilessly parodied in street theatre in Sydney, reports Peter Boyle.

Unidas Podemos is engaged in a thuggish operation against members of the Forward Andalusia coalition, writes Dick Nichols.

The Murdoch media is an impediment to democracy

While Kevin Rudd’s petition for a “strong” and “diverse” news media has proved to be very popular, Alex Bainbridge suggests a royal commission won't solve the fundamental problem.

John Shipton, the father of jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, has called on the federal government to follow its own rules, reports Jim McIlroy.

Human rights activists gathered to denounce the ongoing massacres and killings of social leaders in Colombia on November 21, reports Fred Fuentes.

Zebedee Parkes reports that community organisations and unions marched through Parramatta to protest the NSW government’s plan to move the heritage-listed Willow Grove building.

Two weeks on from the US Presidential election and Donald Trump is still trying to cling to power, writes Malik Miah.

Rachel Evans reports on a protest outside Silverwater Correctional Services to demand an end to strip searches on female detainees.

Federal Attorney-General Christian Porter has introduced a much delayed federal anti-corruption bill which critics say is toothless — at least for federal politicians. Paul Gregoire reports.

As long as Donald Trump continues to refuse to accept the election results, the danger of a coup, legal or not, remains, writes Malik Miah.

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