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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.

Civil rights activists are engaging an 1871 law against Ku Klux Klan terrorism to try to bring former president Donald Trump to account for the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, writes Malik Miah.

The government's media bargaining code bill aims to help in the transfer of profits from one section of big capital to another. It will make public interest journalism even more precarious, argues Zebedee Parkes.

Rachel Evans reports on a gathering for Waka Waka man and father of three Patrick Fisher, who was chased to his death by NSW Police three years ago.

There was a sense of relief as former Collingwood president Eddie McGuire was forced to quit, but why is it that racists, or apologists for racism, often escape the consequences, asks Jacob Andrewartha.

Facebook ban

Green Left is one of the many independent outlets that have become collateral damage in the power struggle between old and new media oligarchs, argue Pip Hinman and Susan Price.

Yoweri Museveni, Uganda’s 76-year-old leader who has been in power since 1986, won another five-year term in the January 14 presidential election, writes Yanis Iqbal.

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