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Climate protesters arrested at Port of Newcastle blockade – as it happened
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Caitlin Cassidy (now) and Stephanie Convery (earlier)

26, Nov, 2023 @8:16 AM

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‘It’s OK, we disagree’: as campuses boil over with rage, some seek elusive path to civil dialogue
As divisions over the Israel-Hamas war deepen, some say it’s time to ‘saturate campus with conversation’

Jennifer Miller

25, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Newcastle port blockade: paddling activists take part in one of the biggest climate protests in Australia’s history
Rising Tide’s weekend occupation of shipping channel urges the government to raise fossil fuel taxes and stop new coal projects

Jordyn Beazley

25, Nov, 2023 @1:56 AM

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WA climate activist to appeal against conviction for denying police access to mobile and laptop
Joana Partyka, of Disrupt Burrup Hub group, has pleaded not guilty to two charges of failing to obey a data access order

Nino Bucci and Australian Associated Press

20, Nov, 2023 @6:35 AM

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Five years on, the world is failing to learn the gilets jaunes’ lesson about class and climate | Oliver Haynes
From the reaction to Ulez in London to heat pumps in Germany, eco-policies are still too often felt as sanctions on working people, says Oliver Haynes, a freelance journalist

Oliver Haynes

17, Nov, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘Politicians aren’t doing their jobs’: teens escorted from Victorian parliament after climate change protest
Question time paused when three students unfurled banners from the public gallery promoting student rally and sang ‘history will remember you’

Benita Kolovos

14, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Grief is fuelling repression and racism in Israel. But our movement for peace is growing | Uri Weltmann
As ministers seek to dehumanise Palestinians, I am part of a coalition of Jews and Arabs showing that there is another way, says Uri Weltmann of Standing Together

Uri Weltmann

14, Nov, 2023 @1:00 PM

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How will recent and future legislation affect the right to protest in the UK?
We examine the myriad of current laws and others being proposed to curb different types of protests and activism

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

13, Nov, 2023 @5:44 PM

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Andrew Lumsden obituary
Journalist and leading gay rights campaigner who helped set up Gay News and the first Pride march in 1972

Graham McKerrow

12, Nov, 2023 @4:32 PM

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For 50 years I’ve let friends and strangers share my house – this kind of communal living can make for better lives for all
In the 1970s heyday of women’s lib, Lynne Segal turned her townhouse into a hub for shared parenting and activism. She’s still there, spreading joy, one shared meal at a time

Lynne Segal

11, Nov, 2023 @11:00 AM

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‘We’re ravers with a duty of care’: how Sports Banger’s subversive fashion skewers politics
Jonny Banger’s clothes pack a political punch, but don’t call him an activist. He discusses Tottenham, Tulisa and a new book charting a decade of genre-defying work

Zoe Williams

11, Nov, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Pro-Palestine march will be one of UK’s biggest ever protests, organisers predict
Police to put tight controls on protesters’ movements with hundreds of thousands expected at event on Armistice Day

Daniel Boffey and Vikram Dodd

10, Nov, 2023 @4:10 PM

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