E Lennon

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Issue #1972

Profit in the stars: billionaires leaving earth behind

For the super-rich, it is in vogue to own a company dedicated to space “exploration.” As a result, two of the world’s most wealthy people have now made suborbital flights.

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Issue #1953

Impasse reached over Christian Porter rape allegations

Amid a media storm, Prime Minister Scott Morrison and front bench politicians have voiced their support for the Attorney-General.

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Issue #1973

Federal Court favours Transport Workers’ Union ground crew against Qantas

Last year, the Transport Workers’ Union instigated legal actions against Qantas over the airline’s attempts to outsource 2000 jobs and the treatment of workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Issue #1990

Scott Morrison’s public and self-deception

Prime Minister Scott Morrison made the confounding claim earlier in November that he has never told a lie in his time as a public figure.

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Issue #2003

Amazon Labor Union bolsters against Bezos backlash

US Amazon workers and union organisers are hard at work on and off the clock fighting back against the multi-billion-dollar transnational corporation. Earlier this April,...

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Issue #2005

Extradition “death sentence” for Assange

The UK court has given its stamp of approval for WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange to be delivered into the hands of the United States’ justice...

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Issue #1992

Australians “shielded”  from systemic problems during pandemic

Alexander Michaels is a Scientific Officer for Laverty Pathology and says that people are aware of problems in the health system but not to the full extent. 

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Issue #1954

The legacy hanging over Fukushima ten years on from disaster

Japan entered into a state of emergency when the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami swept across the country in 2011.

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Issue #1970

New international coalition seeks to further UN charter principles

Seventeen countries joined together to launch their initiative, forming the Group of friends in defence of the Charter of the United Nations.

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Issue #1950

Demonstrators protest ongoing lockout of Coles workers

Three-hundred and fifty workers at the Smeaton Grange Coles warehouse have been indefinitely locked out of their workplace.

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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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Issue #1989

Sydney community rallies in support of booksellers

The Retail and Fast Food Workers Union (RAFFWU) organised a protest in Sydney’s Camperdown Memorial Park

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Issue #1994

Aboriginal flag ownership remains divisive

While some First Nations Australians are celebrating the now unrestricted right to use the flag, others are wary and sceptical. Earlier in January, the Australian...

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Issue #1971

Women in Australian politics meet to address “toxic” workplace culture

Earlier in July, a number of female politicians, staffers and academics met to form the basis of a model for the nation’s parliamentary conduct.

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Issue #2013

New mutual obligations loom over JobSeekers

Despite criticisms from social services advocates, the new employment service Workforce Australia will introduce a point-based system, which is already confusing and causing fear for...

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Issue #1982

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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Issue #1996

Amendment push scraps religious discrimination bill

The government’s proposed changes to religious freedom law have been put on an indefinite pause, following much debate in the House of Representatives.

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Issue #1993

RAT stoush worsens amid continuing shortages

Rapid antigen tests (RATs) are still proving hard to get a hold of across the country. Since the Liberal Party made the decision for Australia...

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Issue #1995

ADF deployed to band-aid aged care crisis

Staff shortages across the aged care sector continue to sink the industry into a deepening crisis. The Australian Government has announced that 1700 Australian Defence...

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Issue #2004

Politicians treat marginalised peoples as props

E Lennon As the two major parties press towards a 21st May election day, their treatment of marginalised peoples worsens. People with Disability Australia (PWD)...

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Issue #1969

Teachers demand Federal Government make their vaccinations a “priority”

The Australian Education Union (AEU) wants educators across the country to be considered higher up on the list for those to be inoculated against COVID-19.

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Issue #2010

Public sector workers walk off on Perrottet “proposal”

Tens of thousands of public servants walked off the job in a strike defying the Premier’s inaction, posturing, and insulting behaviour. The Public Service Association...

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Issue #1955

Wollongong joins in Global Climate Strike

Despite the weather, plans went ahead on Friday, 19 March, for a demonstration in Illawarra’s CBD.

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