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Suzanne James spoke to Socialist Alliance candidate for the NSW Senate Dr Niko Leka about refugee and asylum seeker policy, addressing the climate crisis and the need for universal health care.

Ecosocialist Bookshelf April

Climate & Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six new books for activists.

Pacific Outreach Officer at the Edmund Rice Centre Maria Tiimon Chi-Fang, from the tiny Pacific island state Kiribati, warned at the Palm Sunday rally that her community is the "collateral damage to the greed of distant colonising powers". 

The Palm Sunday march on April 10 took up the intersecting issues of war, refugees and climate emergency.

Protesters gathered outside the Federal Court to demand Santos withdraws its bid to try to override the Gomeroi’s opposition to a coal seam gas plant in the Pilliga Forest in north-west New South Wales. Jim McIlroy reports.

Farmers in the Namoi Valley are angry Whitehaven Coal has been given the go-ahead to expand its Narrabri mine. Jim McIlroy reports.

The new IPCC report is upbeat about the possibilities to keep global warming at bay. Markela Panegyres argues there is no doubt that leaving fossil fuels in the ground is the bottom line.

The Greater Sydney Parklands Trust Bill 2021 represents a threat Sydney’s iconic parklands by opening the door to privatisation. Ben Radford reports.

Hundreds of residents protested Viva Energy’s proposal for a floating gas import terminal in Corio Bay. Sue Bull reports.

Solar PV project in Cuba

Cuba has been revitalising its energy sector for the past 25 years, reports Ian Ellis-Jones. The result has been a rise in efficiency and a significant reduction in emissions.

There are a whole lot of things that can be done to ease the cost of living pressures on households, argues Kamala Emanuel. It is a complete con to think that all we can possibly hope for is a tiny little one-off bonus.

Peter Boyle reports that the Warrang/Sydney component of the March 25 Global Student Climate Strike converged on the Prime Minister's official residence, Kirribilli House.

Two climate activists who had been blocking container trains to Port Botany are to be deported, but others say they will continue the blockade. Kerry Smith reports.

The Coalition and Labor are framing the budget with talk of the need for “budget repair”. John Quiggin says this is “a euphemism for cuts or austerity” and that alternative measures are needed.

Unions, anti-war activists and scientists are speaking out against the plan to build a nuclear-powered submarine base, which will open the door to the nuclear industry and nuclear weapons' manufacturing. Isaac Nellist reports.

Cuba stands out as a world leader in natural disaster preparedness and recovery with its people-centred approach. Australia could learn a thing or two, argues Ian Ellis-Jones.

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