Issue #1948

The Guardian • Issue #1948 • February 8, 2021

Issue #1948

Direct assault on wages and conditions

While the Coalition’s industrial relations omnibus bill looks very different to the Howard government’s notorious WorkChoices, in effect, it has the same aims.

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Massive overhaul on environmental laws needed says new report

Last month, the Morrison government released a once in a decade report of Australia’s environmental laws.

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Hands Off Glebe Inc media release

A wide range of groups has come together in a campaign to stop NSW Government housing “renewal” plans in Glebe and South Everleigh in Sydney.

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Climate change: false promises & false hope

One of Joe Biden’s first actions as President was to return the United States to the Paris Climate Agreement, from which the US withdrew under Donald Trump.

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Community action pushes back against demolition of Glebe public housing

Residents and organisers from the Hands off Glebe campaign have come together in solidarity with protestors for their most recent public demonstration.

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Military uses predatory recruitment on Australian youth

The end of 2020 brought about the end of a particularly difficult and disruptive year 12 for the nation’s school leavers.

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Neo-Nazis gather in the Grampian Ranges

At least forty neo-Nazis gathered at the Grampian ranges in Victoria over the long weekend prior to Invasion Day.

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Australia fails to commit to nuclear ban

While the US Nuclear First Strike capability remains intact, the threat of global nuclear catastrophe continues to linger ...

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GameStop shows how the capitalists are selling us short

The week before last, the financial trading platform Robinhood restricted access to its trading services after posters on the online forum Reddit caused stock in GameStop to skyrocket 1,700 per cent, bankrupting the hedge fund Melvin Capital.

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Will we follow our allies this time?

It might be a good idea to return – in January 2022 – to the promises that Joe Biden made on his first day as President of the United States of America on the 20th of January 2021.

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Who is Alexei Navalny?

After a decade of Western media falsely insisting that Alexei Navalny is a major Russian opposition leader, a certain section of the Russian population – particularly disaffected youth under the influence of online propaganda – has taken the bait.

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A remarkable display of People’s Power

The kisan [editor’s note: Hindi for peasant, an agricultural worker] tractor march on Republic Day in Delhi was a remarkable and unique mass action.

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