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There is strong evidence that property developers had significant involvement in the lobby group pushing for the Metro plan. Andrew Chuter and Jim McIlroy report.

Climate protest

Thomas Klikauer and Meg Young review Hans A Baer's latest book, Climate Change and Capitalism in Australia — An Eco-Socialist Vision for the Future, which invites readers to imagine a world beyond capitalism.

Scientific disagreements happen all the time. But when 'scientists' deny human-induced global warming, elevating the contrarian view to convey the pretence of scientific disagreements among experts, it has to be called out, argues Rupen Savoulian.

The campaign to soften Peter Dutton's image has little hope against his record in government of building the new surveillance state. Ugur Nedim reports.

Ecosocialist Bookshelf May

Climate & Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six new books for understanding and changing the world.

Scottish Socialist Green New Deal

Alex Miller reviews a new booklet from the Scottish Socialist Party that makes the case for a socialist green new deal. 

Book covers

Andrew Chuter reviews two books by Peter Norton that trace the rise and rise of the private car.

nuclear fallout-shelter sign

Serco has been forced to abandon plans to bid for contracts at Britain’s Atomic Weapons Establishment after investors threatened to sell their shares in the company, reports Linda Pearson.

The US Department of Commerce revealed on November 3 that it would be adding Israeli-based spyware developers NSO Group and Candiru to its blacklist, reports Binoy Kampmark.

Binoy Kampmark argues that the shortcomings of the COVIDSafe app provide a lesson in exaggerated prowess and diminished performance.

Civil society organisations are calling on the government to join the growing number of countries supporting a patent waiver on the COVID-19 vaccine, reports Jim McIlroy.

Renee Lees reports that residents protested outside the site of the world’s biggest arms dealers — Thales and BAE Systems — as part of the Disrupt Land Forces action.

Among those most hopeful for the future hydrogen economy is the fossil fuel industry and its allies, writes Justin Mikulka.

A federal committee looking into insecure work has received submissions from a range of workers' organisations as well as the big gig corporations. Jim McIlroy and Markela Panegyres report. 

Removed from the world’s prevailing vaccine distribution network, Cuba is the only nation in the Latin American and Caribbean region to develop its own vaccines against COVID-19, writes Ian Ellis-Jones.

When studying the factors that led to the failure of US workers at Amazon to unionise, writes Malik Miah, we should learn from one of the greatest organising periods in the United States: the 1930s.

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