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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.

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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.

For now, the Republican Party remains Trump’s party. A mass response is the only way to stop neo-fascist, ultra-nationalist forces, argue Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.

Last month's protests in Russia may have been sparked by the arrest of opposition figure Aleksey Navalny, writes Aleksandr Buzgalin, but they were mostly a mass response to the social and economic suffering of the people.

Kerry Smith reports that hundreds of people, mostly from Sydney's Burmese community, turned out at short notice to protest against the military coup in Myanmar/Burma.

The Socialist Alliance strongly condemns the military coup in Myanmar/Burma and calls on the Australian government to deny recognition to the regime.

As protests grow against the military coup in Myanmar, Australian mining companies are carrying on as if nothing happened, writes Allen Jennings.

Twitter’s permanent suspension of Donald Trump’s account on January 8 was an anti-climactic conclusion to a presidency that ultimately finished with a whimper rather than a bang, writes Leo Crnogorcevic.

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