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Activists march through Xochimilco, Mexico, protesting against corporations

Climate change is disrupting and harming our lives, writes Tamara Pearson, so we need to disrupt and force change.

The Modi government is keen to fashion the Adani Group as a spear of influence, however its renewables story cannot hide the fact that its core business remains thermal coal mining, gas distribution and transportation, argues Binoy Kampmark.

Our seas are being ravaged by exploitation for corporate profit, creating a social, economic and ecological crisis that threatens the very life support system of the Earth, writes Guy Standing.

The UNHCR said Australia has violated Torres Strait islanders' rights by ignoring their concerns about rising seas caused by climate change. Binoy Kampmark reports. 

Home in Puerto Rico destroyed by Hurricane Maria in 2017

The blackout that engulfed Puerto Rico when Hurricane Fiona laid bare the impacts of austerity and privatisation carried under United States fiscal control, reports Barry Sheppard.

Marie Flood, a member of the Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends, gave this speech at a Sydney climate protest alongside First Nations activists, unionists and high school activists speaking out for real action on the climate.

Plaintiff and Tiwi Elder Dennis Tipakalippa said he was “the happiest man alive” after the Federal Court ruled Santos’ approval to drill for gas in the sea north of the Tiwi Islands was invalid. Rebecca Parker reports.

private wind farms

While wind farms are touted as climate solutions, profit-hungry companies are actually causing widespread damage to the regions they’re based in, reports Tamara Pearson.

First Nations campaigners opposing Origin Energy's plans for the Beetaloo Basin.

Origin Energy’s decision to pull out of exploring and fracking at three sites is testament to the effectiveness of a grassroots campaign led by Traditional Owners. Pip Hinman reports.

Pierre Poilievre Canada

Canadian politics took another step toward the far right with the election of Pierre Poilievre as leader of the federal Conservative Party on September 10, reports Jeff Shantz.

1972 Aboriginal Tent Embassy

A newly restored version of this powerful film recording the establishment of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Canberra is set for national release, reports Ben Radford.

Cuba

Don Fitz explores the intertwined reasons behind why life expectancy in the United States dropped almost three years between 2019–21, while, in Cuba, it rose by 0.2 years.

Hurricane Fiona

Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in 2017. Then the power grid was privatised in 2020. Now this, reports Jon Queally.

Protesters demanded AUKUS be scrapped on September 16, a year since it was signed. Kerry Smith reports.

Green Left on Tik Tok

Readers can now connect with Green Left on the video-sharing platform TikTok. Isaac Nellist reports.

The resident campaign for an active transport bridge across the train tracks at Eveleigh is building up steam. Andrew Chuter reports.

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