Issue #1977

The Guardian • Issue #1977 • September 6, 2021

Issue #1977

Truckies in fight of their lives

Seven thousand Toll drivers are in a battle to save their jobs and working conditions.

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Editorial Issue #1977

Renewable energy to meet 100% consumer demand at certain times of the day by 2025

Renewable energy is proving its reliability in serving Australia’s east coast, according to the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

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The fight continues

Fifty-five years ago, on 23rd August, 1966, about 200 stockmen and their families walked off the Wave Hill cattle station, owned by British Lord Vestey, in protest at the appalling wages and conditions they were forced to endure.

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Issue #1977

Green ban lifted on Sydney heritage site

Despite a four-year campaign, Willow Grove and St George’s Terrace will be removed in accordance with the NSW state government’s plan to build the new Powerhouse Museum on the land.

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Senate grants intelligence agencies more power

Three national security bills have been rushed through Parliament this week allowing for greater police and intelligence agency powers.

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Women’s amenities should be mandatory across Australian worksites to boost female participation

The Electrical Trades Union is launching a campaign to boost the number of women in male dominated occupational industries, calling for women’s amenities to be mandatory on worksites across Australia.

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Afghans reclaim sovereignty as US-Nato occupation comes to an end

Celebratory gunfire echoed across Kabul on Tuesday morning, 31st August, as the last US flight took off from Kabul airport, ending twenty years of American occupation in the country.

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Issue #1977

A day in the death of British justice

The reputation of British justice now rests on the shoulders of the High Court in the life or death case of Julian Assange.

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Why do we work?

Work, like inequality, appears to be a permanent feature of human existence into the foreseeable future.

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Afghanistan: no clean end to a dirty war

The Russian Foreign Ministry was the first to announce [last month] that a suicide attack outside Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport killed at least two people and wounded fifteen more.

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Free Meng campaign marks 1000 days of incarceration

Thursday, August 26, 2021, marked the 1000th day of unjust incarceration by the Trudeau government of Meng Wanzhou.

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Xi to walk together with Cuba to build socialism, be exemplars of coordination

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday that China is willing to walk together with Cuba in building socialism and be good partners in pursuing common development, in a phone conversation with Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel.

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