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The leaders of the three main countries in Africa’s Sahel region — just south of the Sahara Desert — met in Niamey, Niger, to deepen their Alliance of Sahel States (AES), on July 6 and 7, writes Vijay Prashad.

Green Left News podcast Ep 44, July 12, 2024

Isaac Nellist and Riley Breen discuss Fatima Payman's decision to resign from Labor over its support for Israel's genocide in Gaza, the recent elections in Britain and France and speak to artist, academic and National Tertiary Education Union member Markela Panegyres about the University of Sydney's draconian Campus Access Policy. 

About 100 people joined a rally outside the United States Consulate to protest the country’s role in generating war and devastation across the globe. Kerry Smith reports.

There is compelling evidence that we need to shift away from a market-based economic system to a needs-based economy with people and nature at its centre, argues Susan Price.

Sarah Schwartz of the Jewish Council of Australia said the appointment of an antisemitism envoy is needlessly provocative. Binoy Kampmark reports.

three women walking

Following the arrest of three pro-Palestine solidarity activists in Singapore, the South East Asian Left Network initiated a joint statement calling for the charges to be dropped.

It was a full house at the Harold Park Hotel to celebrate the release and homecoming of WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange. Stephen Langford reports.

public sector workers wont be silenced

Despite enormous pressure and threats of losing their jobs, public servants continue to organise to demand Labor takes a stand against Israel’s genocide in Palestine. Pip Hinman reports.

What happened at PwC is the entirely predictable result of the Australian Public Service being sacrificed for the politically expedient, but false, economy of outsourcing to the private for-profit sector, writes Suzanne James.

In a cynical attempt to quash free speech and pro-Palestinian activism by staff and students, management at the University of Sydney announced a new Campus Access Policy. Markela Panegyres reports.

Clifton D'Rozario in 2024

Following India’s 2024 general elections, Green Left’s Isaac Nellist spoke with Clifton D’Rozario, a leading member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation (CPIML), about the fights ahead.

Supporters of the Powerhouse Museum are concerned that NSW Labor is not sticking to its promise to retain the arts and sciences museum. Tom Lockley reports.