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Krey vs Rio Tinto: a community struggle against coal expansion

Amy Hall writes about a David and Goliath battle where an Australian village is taking on a mining giant.

Filed in: Activism Australia Mining

Will the death of Reza Berati mark a turning point for Australia?

In the wake of the killing of an Iranian detainee, Luke Bacon explores an upsurge of opposition to the abusive detention of asylum seekers.

Filed in: Australia Human Rights Migration

Meet the firms cashing in on imprisoning foreigners

Outsourcing detention to private companies is a recipe for a disaster, says Antony Loewenstein.

Filed in: Australia Migration United States

John Pilger: Australia's silent apartheid

The investigative journalist and filmmaker tells Hazel Healy about his new film, and explains why Australia is still on an international ‘shame list’.

Filed in: Australia Film Indigenous Peoples

Australia and Papua New Guinea: near neighbours but worlds apart

Particularly when it comes to maternal and infant health, as Clarice Kimlin explains.

Filed in: Australia Children Health Papua New Guinea Women

Fossil-fool Australia and the fight for earth rights

Kari McGregor is inspired by the recent Wild Law conference in Brisbane.

Filed in: Australia Environment Sustainability

'Wind turbine syndrome' can be prevented by the wonder drug called money

Farm hosts tell a very different story to wind farm naysayers, says Simon Chapman.

Filed in: Australia Climate Change Energy Environment

Flushed down the toilet: why aid projects don’t always deliver

Sanitation saves lives, but too many projects are unsuccessful at fulfilling their goals, says Rebecca Dracup.

Filed in: Australia Development Kenya

Australia: fresh hope in heading off conservative politics

Kevin Rudd is back as Labor leader, pushing Prime Minister Julia Gillard out of the driving seat. Brian Loffler reflects on what this could mean for the Left.

Filed in: Australia Democracy Politics

When will the world’s financial powers learn?

Conditions imposed by the IMF and World Bank increase inequality and show little regard for marginalized people, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Australia Finance Greece India Indigenous Peoples Poverty

Australians Lock the Gate on mining

A movement that began with a call for stronger property rights, could offer radical solutions to the climate crisis, writes Dominic O’Dwyer.

Filed in: Activism Australia Climate Change Environment Mining

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