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Polish left-wing party Razem (Together) International Office member Zofia Malisz discusses the party’s history, Polish politics and Razem’s views on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Inspiring socialist, feminist, lesbian, left-wing protest singer Grace Petrie spoke with Kamala Emanuel about music and politics.

US gun laws

The United States Supreme Court struck down a state law in June that restricted the carrying of guns in public, reports Barry Sheppard. Since then, 38 states have legislated some form of "open carry" laws.

Andrew Chuter (top left), Niko Leka (top right), Rachel Evans (bottom right), Paula Sanchez

Socialist Alliance will contest the NSW election in March, with a campaign focused on housing justice, cost of living pressures, health care and public transport. Jim McIlroy reports.

Alex Salmon reviews Danielle Laidley’s 2022 memoir, Don’t Look Away, which tells the story of her life — from growing up in Perth’s northern suburbs, through to her professional football career and gender transition.

The Newcastle Pride Fest in Gregson Park attracted big crowds. Theodore L Catt reports.

A person holding a LGBTQI rights flag.

Russia’s lower house of parliament passed a bill to outlaw the promotion of “non-traditional sexual relations” on October 27. Not one of the 400 MPs opposed it, reports Dick Nichols.

Reclaim the night in Newcastle, justice for women

More than 200 people reclaimed Beaumont Street in Hamilton, Newcastle, on October 28 as part of Reclaim the Night, reports Steve O'Brien.

ABC Media Watch

The platforming of transphobic figures in the media, including in programs such as Media Watch, has harmful consequences for transgender and non-binary people, argue Alex Salmon and Nova Sobieralski.

Lula's victory rally. Photo credit: Ricardo Stuckert/@PTBrasil

The key to defending Luiz Inacio "Lula" da Silva's government and ensuring progress will be the revitalisation of the popular organisations and indigenous and labour movements, argues Dave Kellaway.

Soccer stadium

The kicking of the first ball in Qatar will induce a collective sporting amnesia for which the Socceroos will be complicit, argues Binoy Kampmark.

A Fremantle Pride Protest has been called by several LGBTIQ organisations for November 20 to support queer rights. Nova Sobieralski reports.

A majority of Cubans voted in favour of a new families code that allows same-sex couples to marry and adopt children. Ian Ellis-Jones 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.

Green Left on Tik Tok

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

France Insoumise summer camp

Around 5000 people attended the radical left summer school of the France Insoumise (FI), held at the end of August at Valence in the South of France, reports John Mullen.

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