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Alex Salmon reports on a protest against Turkey’s invasion of southern Kurdistan (Northern Iraq) organised by the Kurdish community and supporters in Perth.

The right to die with dignity has widespread community support. But will it be enough to beat the unholy alliances between conservative MPs and wealthy hard-right religious ideologues in NSW? Suzanne James investigates.

Charges against Baakindji woman and water campaigner Leah Ebsworth have finally been dropped, reports Paul Oboohov.

In the face of a deep economic and political crisis, Venezuela’s government has turned right on policy while repressing the left. Antonio González Plessmann speaks to Green Left about the situation.

By releasing the Catalans leaders, the Spanish government is hoping to rebuild bridges with those alienated by their imprisonment, even as it insists on the impossibility of having a indepedence referendum, writes Dick Nichols.

Jacob Andrewartha reports on two communities fighting local councils to save their outdoor public swimming pools. 

A form of “people’s war” is emerging in Haiti, according to Kim Ives, where people are sick and tired of poverty and being used by elites.

Students and staff opposing Mark Vaile’s appointment as chancellor of the University of Newcastle are celebrating his decision to withdraw. Kathy Fairfax reports.

Sue Bolton reports on how a motion in solidarity with Palestine moved at Moreland City Council was defeated by the casting vote of Labor Mayor Annalivia Carli-Hannan.

Fourteen years after the racist Northern Territory Intervention began, NT Aboriginal elder Yingiya Mark Guyula says the fight against it needs to continue. 

For parties that supposedly stand for free speech, Coalition MPs are increasingly using defamation hearings to silence their critics. Alex Bainbridge looks at the right's culture war.

The North Parramatta Residents Action Group has vowed to continue the campaign to save Willow Grove from being destroyed. Susan Price reports.

 

Far-right conspiracy group QAnon's online forums have been calling for a “Myanmar-style” coup in the United States to reinstall Donald Trump as president, writes Barry Sheppard.

Eddie Murray died in a Wee Waa police station in 1981. Forty years later, and with no one having been held accountable, the family are still waiting for answers, writes Steffi Leedham.

Labor councillors' attempts to stop a residents' poll on de-amalgamation from proceeding at the local government elections in September has been thwarted, writes Pip Hinman.

Venezuela’s National Assembly has approved two bills with the aim of further empowering the organisations that lie at the heart of the country's project of communal power, writes Federico Fuentes.

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