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The North Parramatta Residents Action Group does not agree with relocating Willow Grove and is accusing the NSW government of using COVID-19 to desecrate the site. Susan Price reports.

Afghan women in the 19070s

As a tsunami of crocodile tears engulfs Western politicians, Afghanistan's history is suppressed, writes John Pilger.

Traditional Owners have not been consulted on the bill to replace the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 (WA) and, as Alex Salmon reports, they say the bill is skewed towards the mining industry.

Alex Salmon reviews a new book on the radical activism of Black and migrant communities in Los Angeles between 1960 and 1973, who fought against racism, oppression and poverty.

Not content to wait for US President Joe Biden's government to act, more marches and rallies are planned to defend the right to vote, reports Malik Miah.

Dave Holmes launches the memoir of a lifelong Australian socialist.

Ten Myths About Israel

Alex Salmon reviews Ilan Pappé's book, Ten Myths about Israel, which debunks Zionist propaganda and proposes a just solution for the Palestinians.

Juneteenth (June 19) has finally become a national holiday in the United States. Malik Miah looks at its origins and what it represents in the struggle for Black liberation.

Radicals book cover

Jim McIlroy reviews a new anthology of lively interviews with prominent figures in the Australian radical youth scene of the 1960s.

More than 150 workers, students and residents picketed entrances to Parramatta’s historic Willow Grove on June 22, reports Susan Price.

The police killing of Black man George Floyd last May revealed how deep racism remains in the United States, writes Malik Miah

Alex Salmon reviews Working Class History, a great tool for understanding how every gain workers and ordinary people have made has come through struggle.

Palestinian flags flying in Sydney

The Kurds and the Palestinians are fighting the same struggle against oppression, writes Sarah Glynn, but it is worrying to see debates among Kurds about support for the Palestinians, and antagonism from some Palestinians towards the Kurds.

Paul Gregoire reviews a new the ground breaking four-part documentary series that puts genocide at the core of the western expansionist project.

June marks eighty years since the invasion of the Soviet Union by Nazi Germany. It was a titanic struggle that decided the outcome of World War Two. One of the fronts of struggle was cultural, as Alex Miller explains.

Alex Miller reviews a highly speculative and naive work on the death of Albert Camus, who was perhaps France’s most prominent philosophical writer of the 20th century.

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