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A decade of inaction means that the Paris Agreement goal of limiting warming to 1.5°C will not be met, according to the Climate Council. Patrick McDonald reports.

Members of the Eritrean community gathered in Melbourne to protest against Isaias Afwerki, the dictatorial ruler of Eritrea, reports Chris Slee.

One hundred and eight leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party — the third largest party in the Turkish parliament — will face a show trial on April 26 that could see them imprisoned for life, reports Sarah Glynn.

Stephen Langford reports on a well-attended meeting in support of the self-determination struggle in West Papua.

The progressive Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey has called for international solidarity on April 26, reports Peter Boyle.

There are growing calls for Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte to resign over his government’s mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic, corruption and brutality, reports Susan Price.

John Tully looks at the history of repressive, and at times genocidal, anti-Kurdish policies that go back to the foundation of the Turkish Republic.

The PM's sacking of Australia Post CEO Christine Holgate has refocused attention on his efforts to privatise the public entity, writes Jim McIlroy.

Judy Mundey, the patron of the newly-launched Dare to Struggle Film Festival, gave the following presentation after the screening of a new film about the life and politics of radical unionist Jack Mundey.

The Indian farmers movement has come to signify a democratic resistance to crony capitalism, communalism and authoritarianism, writes Ruchira Talukdar.

The families of those who have died in custody want to meet the Prime Minister. You can join their call by signing on to the petition, writes Kerry Smith.

Protesters took to Sydney's streets to support trans people's rights and oppose moves by NSW MLC Mark Latham to make it illegal for schools to teach inclusiveness and respect. Isaac Nellist reports.

The Members Coalition Teams that contested the NSW Public Sector Association election were the surprises of the recent vote, reports Kerry Smith.

The opening of a new Chinese consulate in Adelaide was protested by contingents of ethnic and religious groups with deeply-felt grievances against China's government, writes Anne McMenamin.

A discussion on the ongoing struggle in Myanmar/Burma and how we can stand in solidarity with the protest movement resisting oppression with Ronan Lee, Jed Din, Allen Jennings and Habib.

Major League Baseball has taken a stand against racism and moved its All-Star game to protest voter suppression, reports David Zirin.

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