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Filipino-Australian community groups have launched a petition to demand the Australian government stop military aid to the Philippine, reports Patricia Arcilla.

Graham Matthews argues that now that the National Disability Insurance Scheme has matured, the federal government wants to disown it, down-size and destroy it.

The corporate media is giving the federal government’s latest budget a big thumbs up, despite its brazen hand-outs for billionaires and big corporations, writes Alex Bainbridge.

Residents are continuing to call on the NSW government to stop its destruction of public housing in Glebe and Eveleigh. Rachel Evans reports.

More than 100 people gathered to demand an end to sexism and for justice for survivors, reports Jim McIlroy.

In the face of ongoing state repression, the Colombian people remain on the streets and continue resisting, write Laura Capote and Zoe Alexandra.

Trans and gender liberation share a central goal with feminism: we want a world where it doesn’t matter what gender you are, argues Arie Huybregts.

After all the fury and angst, a private track proposed for a great swathe of Bathurst’s Wahluu Mount Panorama is no more. Charles Boag writes about why it's important to take a stand on issues, big and small.

The Republican Party is waging a war on the movement for Black rights, while Donald Trump cheers on, writes Malik Miah.

West Papuan refugees and solidarity activists want the Australian Federal Police to stop training killers, reports Kerry Smith.

More than 100 people took part in a “Tour de Carmichael”, a 105-kilometre cycle for Country through sacred Wangan and Jagalingou land to Adani’s coal mine site, reports Kerry Smith

The family of Wayne 'Fella' Morrison, who was killed in custody, are pushing for torture devices to be banned. Renfrey Clarke reports.

Thousands of people mobilised across England on May 1 against the proposed Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, which activists say will erode the right to protest, writes Susan Price.

In response to days of national strikes and mobilisations across Colombia, security forces have unleashed unprecedented repression against peaceful protesters, reports People’s Dispatch.

It has long been common to falsely label critics of the Israeli government as “antisemitic”. Vivienne Porzsolt argues why this is a problem.

As the daily death toll in India from COVID-19 reaches 3700 people, the headlines describing the situation there as an “apocalypse” are not wrong, writes Divya Garg.

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