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Greens MP for Newtown Jenny Leong spoke to Suzanne James about how bullying and toxic politics have been used to suppress democratic outcomes in the ongoing religious freedom bill debate in New South Wales.

The left bloc, spearheaded by the Labour Party, has won an important victory in the Norwegian election, reports Farooq Sulehria.

Deniz Agraz spoke to Christian “Bong” Ramilo, a Filipino-Australian musician and community arts worker based in Darwin, about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the arts sector.

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Mexico’s Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that laws penalising women and pregnant persons for terminating their pregnancy are unconstitutional, reports Tanya Wadhwa

A political response is needed to win people away from those peddling conspiracies, or worse, in the growing so-called “freedom” rallies, argues Alex Bainbridge.

Federico Fuentes speaks to housing activist Thomas McGath about the campaign to liberate housing in Berlin from the market.

In his new book, Yanis Varoufakis has used fiction to stimulate our imaginations into anticipating the necessary end of capitalism, writes Dave Bell.

Activists continue to organise against the cashless debit card, which is being rolled out in lower socio-economic communities. Bernadette Smith reports.

Community radio 3CR is holding its annual Radiothon in June, reports Rachel Kirby.

As another New South Wales Labor leader bites the dust, Aleks Wansbrough asks why “reliable Gladys” is so immune to criticism? 

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.

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