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David Suzuki | As Greta Thunberg warns, our home is on fire. But politicians and industry keep expanding fossil fuel development, trying to cash in before markets fall in the face of alternatives and climate chaos.
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David Suzuki | If we had political leaders willing to act with the urgency the scientific evidence shows is necessary, curbing climate breakdown would still be a challenge this late in the game, but we could do it.
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A helicopter drops a bucket of water on a wildfire near High Level, Alberta in May 2019. Image: Chris Schwarz for Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Response to Australian wildfires shows how much has changed since 2016, when connections between Alberta wildfires and climate change were denounced as outrageous.
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The Christmas Island concentration camp. Image: Wikimedia
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | The Australian government is one of the leaders in anti-asylum seekers and refugee policies. The latest battle is over a Tamil family detained in an offshore prison camp on Christmas Island.
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New Film 'Emu Runner' explores Australian Indigenous cultures and respecting differences.
Face2Face | The new film "Emu Runner" addressing social realism, loss and grief, challenging stereotypes, intergenerational trauma, taking more time for others and Indigenous rights and cultures in Australia.
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Shopping strip in Australia
Jiselle Hanna | Temporary migrant workers are very vulnerable due to the precarious nature of their work visa. Many employers in Australia exploit this by underpaying them.
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Australian workers taking to the streets
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | Stagnating wages, insecure work and harsh laws against organizing have galvanized Australian unions to campaign for better rights, better conditions and better laws.
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Map of Median Household income in Australia
Piergiorgio Moro | Australia and New Zealand have similar histories. Organizing workers also shares many similarities between the two countries.
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Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | The last 20 years has seen a big rise in temporary migrant workers in Australia. They often need specialized support. The Migrant Workers Centre in Melbourne has been recently set up to do this.
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No To Racism
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | In every country, capitalists and their allies use racism as a way to divide and weaken the working class. The issue is not only how to counter it but also how to build solidarity.
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Australian Workers taking action
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | Close to 1,000 unionists came together in Brisbane to discuss the situation for workers in Australia and the "Change the Rules" campaign.
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Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | The fight for Indigenous rights is an issue affecting people all over the Asia Pacific region, including Australia.