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Issue #2036

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More than a thousand refugees and their supporters rallied outside Parliament House in Canberra on 29th November to demand permanent visas for refugees. Priya Nadesalingam,...

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Issue #2034

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Scott Morrison’s secret multiple portfolios has nothing on the dual role of PM Albanese and Defence Minister Richard Marles as salesmen/lobbyists for the arms manufacturers....

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Issue #2035

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The latest cost estimate for taxpayers of Australia’s pending nuclear submarines at more than $170 billion. Don’t be surprised when Australia’s supply of weaponry to...

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Issue #2016

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At its Jobs and Skills Summit in September, the federal government will respond to staff shortages in nursing and aged care with a plan to...

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Issue #2020

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Banks and insurance companies raked in billions according to financial year end of interim results, with CEO pay increasing by tens of millions of dollars....

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Issue #2024

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The cause of the Ukraine conflict is the fact that the presence of NATO and US bases, military forces, and nuclear missile systems put Russia’s...

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Issue #2026

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Memo to Deputy Sheriff Albanese: In his address to the UN General Assembly last week, Manasseh Sogavare, Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands, recalled that...

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Issue #2029

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Previously, this column mentioned the role of labour parties and social democracy as enablers to fascism. Against Fascism and War, Georgi Dimitrov’s report to the...

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Issue #2031

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The wholesale theft from Optus and Medibank of the personal information of their customers by hackers brings forth a quote from Karl Marx: “Finally, there...

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Issue #2033

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In a massive escalation of the simmering industrial conflict being waged by Svitzer Towage’s Australian management against local tugboat crew, the company gave notice that...

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Issue #2013

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The federal Treasurer delivered an address to Treasury staff last week, informing them that the government would oppose wage claims and use available legislation to...

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Issue #2037

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Hundreds of refugees previously held by the Australian government in Papua New Guinea have written to the Home Affairs and Immigration Minister requesting urgent action...

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Issue #2038

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As the Albanese government pours billions of dollars of taxpayers’ money into fuelling the war in Ukraine it is offering the fossil fuel miners $500...

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Issue #2025

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Well may we say God Save the Queen […] Just two instances, from the time she first sat on the throne in 1952, dutiful representative...

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Issue #2027

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Last week, “Dingo” reported on Solomon Islands PM Manasseh Sogavare’s address to the UN General Assembly, a voice of the Pacific Islands People in the...

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Issue #2030

The mainstream media has excised coverage of Israel’s crimes in the West Bank and Gaza. While there is no end to the noise from the...

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Issue #2014

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While the Prime Minister was talking trade deals with the European Commission, who should pop up but Simon Crean, former ACTU President and erstwhile leader...

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Issue #2061

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Activists descended on the offices and facilities of global weapons giant Thales last week to mark the 25th anniversary of the Biak massacre in West...

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Issue #2022

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In a sign of widespread frustration, nurses and that midwives in NSW took 24-hour strike action on the 1st September over their demands for safe...

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Issue #2062

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The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has welcomed the passage of the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting worker entitlements) Bill 2023. The Bill, which was...

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Issue #2089

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Dingo has noted previously the big noise in the mass media about the anti-Russian sanctions of the US and the European Union over the operation...

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Issue #2010

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On 3rd June 1992 the High Court of Australia recognised that a group of Torres Strait Islanders, led by Eddie Mabo, held ownership of Mer...

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Issue #2011

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A historical perspective brings into sharper focus US imperialism’s strategies in the Asia-Pacific since WW2. The victory over fascism – German Nazism and Japanese militarism,...

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Issue #2049

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The latest Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report into mesothelioma was released today. Mesothelioma is an aggressive form of cancer in the mesothelium –...

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Issue #2052

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Courtesy of the Morning Star comes news that imprisoned journalist Julian Assange has written to Charles Windsor inviting him to visit him in His Majesty’s...

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Issue #2063

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The union movement extended its thoughts to the loved ones of the food delivery rider who tragically lost his life in Sydney last week working...

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Issue #2048

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The Victorian government has been urged to list the fat-tailed dunnart as vulnerable, with the last surviving small marsupial of the state’s volcanic plains under...

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Issue #2039

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How to fund endless war? That is the question. That ‘tis better to grab workers’ retirement funds to build Australia’s military industrial complex and pour...

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Issue #2040

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“Exhausted,” “struggling to cope,” “let down,” “dangerous,” and “overwhelmed” is how nurses have described working conditions at the prestigious St Vincent’s Private Hospital in Darlinghurst...

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Issue #2041

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The Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) says the release of the new National Cultural Policy, Revive, is a major show of faith in the...

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Issue #2046

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The construction union, the CFMEU, has urged the Albanese government to ramp up its ambition on the Housing Australia Future Fund, which needs more investment...

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Issue #2066

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Gambling harm is profound. It is not just financial, it is also social. It impacts mental health, leads to other health issues, and too often...

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Issue #2092

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Who is the target of the AUKUS alliance? The answer is explicit in all the writing on the subject and what all the leaders of...

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Issue #2059

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The Retail Supply Chain Alliance – a coalition of the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association, the Australian Workers’ Union, and the Transport Workers’ Union...

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Issue #2060

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The Queensland Palaszczuk government’s refusal to back down over its deeply unpopular approval of Blue Energy’s Central Queensland gasfield shows it cares neither for communities,...

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Issue #2064

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A new political force uniting left and progressive parties and other organisations with a clear pro-people agenda is needed urgently. The Communist Party is convinced...

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Issue #2068

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Trade union federations in the EU have called for affiliates to support French trade unionists who are being prosecuted for taking collective action during recent...

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Issue #2069

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The Climate Council has labelled the decision to approve an extension to the Gregory Crinum coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin until 2073 as “stunning...

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Issue #2071

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Mining transnational BHP, at one time known under the jolly capitalist moniker of The Big Australian, has admitted to deducting annual leave from staff entitlements...

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Issue #2094

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The Federation of the Australian states in 1901 was the first step away from British colonial control. However, imperialist interests continue to dominate Australian politics...

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Issue #2078

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“Violence against women is a national crisis,” says Kate Fitz-Gibbon from Monash University’s Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre. “These deaths represent the tip of...

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Issue #2044

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ABC journalists have voted overwhelmingly in favour of taking industrial action as they push for a fair deal from management. Close to 90 per cent...

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Issue #2065

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Some readers might remember the Michael Moore show Sicko about the US for-profit health system, where he campaigned for a patient to have a life-saving...

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Issue #2086

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Lithuania, claiming a threat from Russia, is ramping up military spending. “Everything we have we threw into Ukraine so that they will be able to...

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Issue #2053

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Oakey Coal Action Alliance, which is committed to saving the groundwater relied on by Darling Downs farmers in Queensland from the New Acland coal mine,...

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Issue #2054

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It is timely to revisit the cause of the conflict in Ukraine. The issue behind the strife in Ukraine is the fact that the presence...

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Issue #2056

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British PM Rishi Sunak has announced that two further barges will house around 1000 asylum-seekers off Britain’s coast. In a speech in Dover, Kent, Sunak...

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Issue #2091

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As the body count in Gaza and the West Bank continues to rise after hitting 30,000, Richard Marles and Penny Wong claim that Australia is...

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Issue #2077

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Climate action group Lock the Gate Alliance has accused the NSW Minns government of breaking an election promise by allowing BHP’s planned Mt Arthur expansion...

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Issue #2079

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Divisions emerge: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, like number of other western leaders, is turning a blind eye to Israel’s war crimes in...

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Issue #2067

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The increasing concentration of wealth and power among mega-corporations, facilitated in no small part by rigged rules of the global economy, is undermining democracy, economic...

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Issue #2087

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Dingo has received a letter from Bushfire Survivors for Climate Action, [covered in Guardian #2086 on 5 February 2024 in ‘Black Saturday survivors call for...

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Issue #2074

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When the Nazis needed to put their despatch of people to concentration camps on a more efficient basis, whom did they turn to? Their good...

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Issue #2058

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Forest fire warnings have been issued in northern European countries as the “high risk” of summer wildfire season spreads up the continent. A lack of...

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Issue #2076

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Thick smoke enveloped extensive areas of the Brazilian Amazon as the region grapples with a surge in wildfires and a historic drought. In Manaus, a...

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Issue #2085

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Among the many aspects of Israel’s aggression against the Palestinians is the claim by Israel that resistance forces such as Hamas will not acknowledge Israel’s...

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Issue #2051

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This International Day of Mourning, the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) remembers those who have lost their life at work and renews calls for...

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Issue #2093

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In the 18th century, there was joy among civilised people because thought had finally broken free of the cant of religion. It was hailed as...

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Issue #2080

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Bunnings will stop selling engineered stone from the end of this year after succumbing to pressure from construction workers. The CFMEU has been urging the...

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Issue #2088

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Unpaid overtime isn’t going away any time soon. Health and care service workers do an average 28 hours unpaid care work at home and live...

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Issue #2090

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In the 18th century, there was joy among civilised people because thought had finally broken free of the cant of religion. It was hailed as...

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Issue #2073

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Karl Marx exposed the real meaning of “free trade” in 1848. “What is free trade under the present condition of society?” he asked. “It is...

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Issue #2057

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A major survey conducted by McKell, the Transport Workers Union and TEACHO sheds light on the harsh reality faced by food delivery, rideshare, and AmazonFlex...

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Issue #2055

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Child advocacy group, SHINE for Kids, has released distressing findings of a national survey which reveals the suffering and compounding disadvantages experienced by the voiceless...

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Issue #2072

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The Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) says it is deeply concerned by reports regarding the conduct of the Secretary of the Home Affairs Department,...

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Issue #2084

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The current attack on ABC radio presenter Antoinette Lattouf – for referencing the Palestinians – is being conducted by bullying lawyers for the Israel lobby....

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Issue #2081

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Lock the Gate Alliance and Central Queensland conservationists have condemned the recommendation that Whitehaven’s Winchester South mega coal mine should be approved. The project will...

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Issue #2075

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Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows almost 40 per cent of 16 to 24-year-olds reported experiencing a mental health disorder within the past...

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