Issue #2095

The Guardian • Issue #2095 • April 22, 2024

Map of the Great Artesian Basin. Issue #2095

Oppose toxic plans!

The Great Artesian Basin (GAB) is a massive aquifer that provides a crucial fresh water supply for rural communities and ecosystems across a vast area...

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EDITORIAL

New South Wales has handed down budget cuts to public education. The teachers of that state aren’t happy about it. Here’s why all of us...

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Man stabbing Issue #2095

Sydney stabbings are no time for racism

When an event as appalling as the recent Sydney stabbing attacks occurs, it’s common for people to call for everyone to show some respect in...

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Glencore’s Cerrejón mine in La Guajira. Issue #2095

Agreements that strangle democracy

“Where there is water, there is life. Without it, where are we going to live?” asks Leobardo Sierra, a 48-year-old Wayuu Indigenous leader from Colombia...

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DINGO

In Nazi-occupied France in WW2 the collaborationist Vichy government changed the words on French coins from the revolutionary “Liberty, Fraternity, Equality” to a motto better...

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The regular protests include members of the Communist Party as well as other committed peace activists. Issue #2095

IPAN in Geelong

Activists from the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) in Geelong Victoria have been holding speak-outs, rallies and pickets against AUKUS, against the militarisation of...

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Renters and Housing Union art for sale

The good people at RAHU, the Renters and Housing Union, have a lot of artists and designers amongst their membership. Since RAHU has bills to...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2095

PEACE NOTES

Global Action on Military Spending has issued a statement for its days of action from 12 April to 15 May. The statement, “Disarmament now to...

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Emblem of Laos Issue #2095

LPRP and Laos Development

In 2016, the Laos People’s Revolutionary Party formalised Kaysone Phomvihane Thought at their 10th Congress. Kaysone Phomvihane was Laotian leader from 1975 till his death...

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Fascism in Ukraine

Fascism, accurately called “the last resort of capitalism in decline,” is being actively fostered in various countries around the world. Even more countries are putting...

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The rehabilitation of the Suzhou Creek has improved the environment of large areas of Shanghai by improving sanitation services and also by providing greater access to parks and green spaces along the riverbanks. Issue #2095

Boao Forum 2024 – Green Development, leadership, and lessons for Australia

“Policymakers need to strike a balance among safeguarding power supply, addressing social equity, and achieving sustainable transformation,” writes Li Baodong, Secretary-General of the Boao Forum...

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Global briefs Issue #2095

GLOBAL BEIEFS

PERSIAN GULF: Countries in the Persian Gulf including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Kuwait have reportedly told the United States not to...

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Quill and ink . Issue #2095

LETTERS

US / Australian hypocrisy off the scale Dear Comrade Editor, We are often told that a reason for Australia’s subservience to the USA is that...

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Lenin Issue #2095

Happy Birthday, Lenin

Ninety-five years ago, the African-American poet Langston Hughes wrote, “Lenin walks around the world, Frontiers cannot bar him … Lenin walks around the world, Black,...

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Palestinian flags. Issue #2095

Iran, Israel, and the threat of war

Iran’s drone and missile attack against Israel on 14 April was immediately condemned by the USA and its allies. Israel has vowed to “retaliate.” There...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2095

HALF OF THE SKY

In a landmark victory for the working class, a group of Swiss women, united under the banner of KlimaSeniorinnen Schweiz (Senior Women for Climate Protection)...

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Palestinian flags. Issue #2095

Recognise Palestine!

The United Nations is set to vote to potentially recognise a Palestinian state. There is only one obstacle to achieving this. That obstacle is the...

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Barrier Reef Issue #2095

Albanese and Plibersek need to ‘do their jobs’ as Great Barrier Reef suffers ‘underwater bushfire’

New data shows the Great Barrier Reef has suffered through its worst-ever heat stress with more than 80 per cent of reefs enduring dangerous levels...

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Many of the placards at the London Palestine Solidarity demonstration on 7 April were very inspirational. ‘Free Palestine’ was drawn by activist and artist Lynda May Ayres. Issue #2095

Israel, Palestine, and the world

The US is putting pressure on Israel to open up more corridors to allow aid in. At the same time, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin...

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