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Unions, peace and aid groups are condemning Israel's air strikes and calling on the Australian government to demand Israel cease fire. Isaac Nellist reports.

Free Palestine rally in Sydney

The insistence on Israel’s “right to exist” is really a demand for the maintenance of a supremacist “Jewish’’ state, in which Palestinians are second-class citizens, argues Sam Wainwright.

Journalists, media workers, writers and commentators have released a statement calling on the mainstream media to improve its coverage of Palestine, including avoiding “both siderism”.

We should protect whistleblowers, not punish them, protesters said as they rallied in defence of Bernard Collaery and Witness K. Jim McIlroy reports.

The campaign to save historic Willow Grove in Parramatta from being torn down to make way for the new museum is ramping up, writes Susan Price.

The Democratic Kurdish Community Centre (NSW) is calling on the US President to stop supporting Turkey's massacre of Kurds. Peter Boyle reports.

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.

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