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After eliminating almost all its generous pandemic spending measures, the federal government has indicated it will soft-peddle on further cuts in the May 11 budget. Neville Spencer reports.

Ken Canning, a much-loved fighter for the rights of First Nations people and all down-trodden, needs your help to return to Australia for medical treatment, writes Kerry Smith.

Greens MP for South Brisbane Amy MacMahon speaks to Green Left about the Greens' proposal for universal free school meals and Labor's response.

If you thought the political compromises exposed by the Bergin inquiry into casino operations were bad, what happened in Tasmania should be a warning to us all, writes Suzanne James.

Next year's French elections will take place in a context where the parties of the left and right are in grave difficulty and the COVID-19 pandemic poses new problems for capitalists and anticapitalists alike, writes John Mullen.

Alex Bainbridge argues the Labor party’s policy conference demonstrated Anthony Albanese plans to continue its “small target” strategy, offering working people very little in a pandemic recession and climate emergency.

Jack Williams argues that more staff in aged care homes would immediately make a difference to the lonely lives of their elderly residents.

Community and Public Sector Union members working in Parliament House are demanding greater workplace safety and respect, reports Kerry Smith.

The intensification of multiple, intersecting crises under capitalism, which are disproportionately affecting women, requires a united struggle against them, writes Reihana Mohideen.

After many years of campaigning, Argentina’s feminist movements booked a historic victory when abortion was finally legalised, writes Virginia Tognola.

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