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Issue #1983

Temporary victory won against “offensive” Texas abortion law

Delivering a temporary victory to fighters for women’s reproductive health, US District Judge Robert Pitman ordered an immediate injunction against Texas’s latest abortion restrictions –...

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Issue #2042

Immigration re-detention raids

Having introduced laws to over-turn the legal decision last December that saw 163 people released from immigration detention, the government has begun re-detaining people. It...

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Quill and ink . Issue #2061

LETTER

Housing: a human right Re: “The Housing Crisis” (Guardian #2059 3rd July 2023) Dear comrade editor, Thank you, Denis Doherty, for your insightful article on...

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Issue #2075

Freedom for Palestine: Naarm / Melbourne

On Sunday 15th October, thousands of Victorians from all walks of life gathered in front of the State Library of Victoria in one of the...

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Issue #2061

GLOBAL BRIEFS

BRITAIN: The number of construction workers killed in site accidents rose sharply from 29 to 45 last year, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has...

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Issue #2039

The right to protest should be law

Human rights and freedom are very popular terms at the moment, and it’s not hard to guess who is accused of violating them in Australian...

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Issue #1978

Aged care workers expose industry’s dirty secrets

After years of Federal Government inaction on aged care, aged care workers are speaking out to expose the daily understaffing and safety risks facing older Australians across the country.

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Issue #2023

DINGO

In July, the second asylum boat turn-back to Sri Lanka under the Albanese Labor government highlighted the fundamental breach of human rights involved in such...

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Issue #2039

US imperialism and the gangs of LA

By November 2022 over 58,000 people, accused of having gang affiliations had been arrested in El Salvador, filling up its already overcrowded prisons. Most arrests...

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Greenville, NC Police Department. Issue #2064

The Police-Industrial-Complex

US citizens believe they have the right to representative democracy, freedom of speech, religious worship, a free press, and equality before the law with a...

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Issue #1978

McCarthyism on the rise in Australian universities

In Australia’s latest self-sabotaging attack on China, the Morrison government has released a proposal that targets students and academics at Australian universities

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Spy. Issue #2048

ASIO powers revisited

In 2002 legislation introduced by the Howard Coalition government represented the most dangerous offensive against civil liberties and democratic rights yet seen in Australia. The...

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Issue #2028

Health care is a human right

Reports of emergency patients waiting up to thirty-six hours or more to be off-loaded from ambulances at public hospital emergency departments (EDs) are indicative of...

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Issue #2038

Every child

Every child has the right to a high-quality education, delivered by qualified and professional teachers in their local neighbourhood. It is Australia’s public education system...

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Issue #2027

Landmark UN decision highlights Australia’s climate injustice

In news that will surprise no one, a United Nations Committee has found the former Coalition government to have violated the human rights of Torres...

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Issue #2076

DINGO

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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Child on swing living with disability. Issue #2074

Respect my ability

It took years of struggle by disability advocacy groups and PWD (people with disabilities) and their supporters before the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect...

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Issue #2075

DINGO

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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Rally for Palestine. Issue #2076

Communist Party of Australia members show up for Palestine

Naarm/Melbourne Over 15,000 people attended a rally and march under the slogan Free Gaza. On a show of hands, this was the first Palestinian solidarity...

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Rally for Palestine in Perth. Issue #2076

Criminal Israel

Israel is carrying out collective punishment, committing the most barbarous and cruel atrocities on an unarmed civilian population who are confined to a small area...

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Issue #2072

What’s housing for?

The Victorian Labor government has announced a big housing plan. Around ten thousand people will be moved from their homes – with no consultation, and...

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