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Sue Bull was on a bus from Canberra to Sydney’s Darling Harbour, 23 years ago, to take part in one of the most significant industrial disputes in recent history — the attack on the Maritime Union of Australia. Here, she reflects on the power of solidarity.

Renown British filmmaker and social activist Ken Loach is the target of a vicious smear campaign by pro-Zionist forces, writes Gavin Lewis.

Neville Spencer reviews a new book by Canadian socialist and political economist Michael Lebowitz.

As tensions heat up on the Ukraine-Russia border, Vijay Prashad looks at the factors and interests behind what is happening.

Andrew Chuter reviews graphic novel, Stuck Rubber Baby, a powerful story of one person's growth to enlightenment within a turbulent period of social upheaval.

The Republican Party is rallying again around Donald Trump, in an attempt to win the elections in 2022 and 2024, by restricting the non-white (especially Black) vote, reports Barry Sheppard.

Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus introduces six new books that are worth reading — and one that isn’t.

Unemployed and welfare groups are calling on the government not to cut income support at the end of March. Peter Boyle reports.

Geoffrey Aung discussed the likely implications of the February 3 coup in Myanmar/Burma, the class composition of the resistance, and how we should understand these developments in relation to the longer trajectory of capitalist transition in the country.

New evidence shows the New York Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation were behind revolutionary Black leader Malcolm X's assassination on February 21, 1965, writes Malik Miah.

Civil rights activists are engaging an 1871 law against Ku Klux Klan terrorism to try to bring former president Donald Trump to account for the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, writes Malik Miah.

Susan Price reports that 100s of residents showed their love for the historic Willow Grove villa in Parramatta.

For now, the Republican Party remains Trump’s party. A mass response is the only way to stop neo-fascist, ultra-nationalist forces, argue Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.

Last month's protests in Russia may have been sparked by the arrest of opposition figure Aleksey Navalny, writes Aleksandr Buzgalin, but they were mostly a mass response to the social and economic suffering of the people.

Jim McIlroy and Laurie MacSween review a new documentary on Australia's frontline environmental activists.

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons became international law on January 22 for the 122 states who signed the agreement in July 2017, writes Vijay Prashad.

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