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Whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed back in 2013 the breadth and scale of the United States government’s internet surveillance program. Ernst Merkenich argues that it is only increasing.

Frontline Action on Coal activist Scott Daines has won a defamation dispute with Adani, reports Kerry Smith.

Socialist parties in the Asia-Pacific have condemned the military coup in Burma/Myanmar, writes Susan Price

A parliamentary inquiry into the New South Wales government’s council grants scandal will be expanded to scrutinise new allegations of pork barrelling connected to  bushfire relief funding, reports Jim McIllroy.

Alternative Asean Network on Burma founder Debbie Stothard speaks to Green Left about the background to the latest military coup in Burma/Myanmar.

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Australia’s corrupt system of political patronage is well and truly exposed whenever the Australian Electoral Commission reports on electoral donations, writes Pip Hinman.

Santiago Rising takes viewers to the streets of Chile’s capital city as the 2019-20 protests unfolded, introducing them to the social movements, protesters and people behind the rebellion, writes Federico Fuentes.

Studying the lessons of the attack on the Capitol and the events leading up to it is essential to defeating the white-supremacist, far-right threat, write Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.

Once at the centre of the region's left turn, Brazil has for the past two years been governed by a far-right president. Michael Fox spoke to Green Left about the significance of recent events there.

Chris Slee reports on a gathering outside the Magistrates Court to support an activist on trial for “inciting” people to support detained refugees.

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