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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.

Large and angry protests were held in several cities across the country to mark 30 years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody handed down its findings, reports Isaac Nellist.  

Systemic sexism and harassment at work is made easier because of the material inequalities women face, including the gender pay gap, write Chloe de Silva and Mary Merkenich.

If you thought the political compromises exposed by the Bergin inquiry into casino operations were bad, what happened in Tasmania should be a warning to us all, writes Suzanne James.

In the Hunter, workers and communities are having an urgent discussion on their economy, jobs and its environmental impact, writes Steve O'Brien.

 

Kerry Smith reports that protests were organised to mark the 30th anniversary of the handing down of the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Black Deaths in Custody.

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