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The Guardian • Issue #1982 • October 11, 2021

Issue #1982

Beware fake unions!

They claim they are a cheaper and “independent alternative” to registered trade unions.

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Morrison plays favourites with the Commonwealth

A hallmark of conservative rhetoric is to decry that the opposition is being opportunistic and politicising a sensitive situation.

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NSW Premier resigns: Coalition deluge ensues

On Friday, 1st October, the Liberal Party churned out headline after headline. Though, it was now-former Premier of NSW Gladys Berejiklian’s resignation that trumped the day’s news cycle.

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Queensland police fight vaccine mandate

Members of the Queensland Police Service (QPS) have launched a legal challenge in the Supreme Court of Queensland (QSC) against a vaccine mandate issued by...

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Fair Work Ombudsman finds wage theft in hotel quarantine

In July this year, the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO), Sandra Parker, launched an investigation into thirty-seven companies who ran security for hotel quarantine in Melbourne...

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Capitalism, racism, and slavery – how they are connected

In a modern society, it is hard to imagine that our ancestors ever supported or tolerated slavery.

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Nurses and midwives deserve better working conditions

Two weeks ago, a petition with over 50,000 signatures called for Australia’s nurses and midwives to receive a COVID disaster payment for their work during...

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Victory for China: Meng returns home

Meng Wanzhou, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Chinese tech company Huawei, has been released from detention after being held illegally in Canada for over 1000 days.

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The wane of the West

How many millions of innocent civilians have died in retaliation for what is usually a considerably lesser number of people attacked and killed by a terrorist action?

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Electoral participation: tactic or sell-out?

The earliest recorded form of government is said to have been that of the Sumerians in fourth-century Mesopotamia (Iraq).

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AUKUS is a direct threat to North Korea

While much has been said that AUKUS is a direct threat to China, little has been said that it is also a direct threat to North Korea.

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Communiqué of the Central Committee of the Portuguese CP

[Portugal] is faced with the consequences of decades of right-wing policies and with the impacts of the epidemic and the utilisation that capital makes of it.

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Tens of thousands rally against the Tories as party conference kicks off in Manchester

More than 20,000 people took to the streets of Manchester 3rd October to voice their opposition to the Tory Party as it began its annual conference in the city.

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Leaked “Pandora Papers” expose how billionaires and corrupt leaders hide wealth

A new report sheds light on how billionaires, world leaders, powerful politicians, and others have used offshore accounts to shield assets collectively worth trillions of dollars over the past quarter-century.

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