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The upsurge in organising against sexual violence shows how far we have come but also how far we need to go, writes Pip Hinman.

People Before Profit team

Residents concerned about the Inner West Council’s pending rate rise — the result of the forced amalgamations of three councils — organised a bicycle ride protest, reports Peter Boyle.

Green Left journalist and film maker Zebedee Parkes talks about his criticisms of the News Media Bargaining Code.

The link between gender inequality and women’s experiences of violence at work needs to be broken, argues Sarah Hathway.

Free Julian Assange

John Shipton has started an eight-city speaking tour in defence of his son Julian Assange who is still languishing in Belmarsh Prison, reports Kerry Smith.

Crown Sydney

Everybody knows the gambling industry feeds on misery. We need to hold the individual fat cats accountable. But we also have to shine a spotlight on the pathway out of this systemic mess, argues Alex Bainbridge.

Facebook's “Zucker” punch successfully forced the federal government's hand. It is another reason why we need to fight for real public interest journalism, argues Zebedee Parkes.

Despite mounting arrests and new threats, Turkish students continue to mobilise against the regime's violence, sexism and homophobia, writes Kerry Smith.

Responding to escalating protests in Myanmar/Burma against the military coup, left groups from the Asia-Pacific region have issued a joint statement, reports Peter Boyle.

The government is crowing about the economic recovery. But when the pandemic supplement is cut at the end of March, people will be trying to survive on $43 a day. Graham Mathews reports.

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