In case you’ve missed any of them, here’s a rundown of the past week’s articles:
Protests Erupt Over Yet Another Indigenous Death In Police Custody
Time to Ditch the Wig and Down the Gown
Time to Repeal the Crime of Offensive Language
RIP Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Champion of Gender Equality
“Fight for the things you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.”
“A Blatant Attempt to Repress Protests”: An Interview With Sydney Uni Arrestee Adam Adelpour
A Sydney activist was arrested and charged with breaching a public health order despite the campus protests comprising groups of less than 20 people.
Sydney Criminal Lawyer Charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault
The lawyer is fighting to suppress the publication of his name, fearing the proceedings will expose allegations of the “salacious cocaine-riddled culture of his law firm”.
Victoria Plans to Lock Up Those Who Fail to Self Isolate
Victoria is proposing laws to enable the forced detention of anyone who tests positive to Covid, or comes into close contact with a Covid sufferer, if they fail to self-isolate.
Protect Trans Kids, Kill Latham’s Bills: An Interview With CARR’s April Holcombe
“If this bill were to pass, it would be the single greatest blow to civil rights for LGBTIQ people.”
Sydney Uni Students Beat the Ban on Protests
“Democracy dies when people don’t come out. We need to fight. We need mass action, with students, staff and progressive people on the streets to win back the right to protest.”
Suppression and Non-Publication Orders in New South Wales
Biggest Ever Anti Money Laundering Payout, But No Executives Criminally Prosecuted
Westpac has been ordered to pay $1.3 billion for 22 million breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws, but banking executives are not being prosecuted.
Major NSW Parties Vote Down Law Against Sexual Predators in the Police Force
The major parties voted against an amendment which sought to ensure that “sexual misconduct [by police officers] reduces… [their] promotional opportunities”.
The Nation Will Pay for Morrison’s Attack on Universities
Magistrate Blasts Criminal Cops, Awards Defendant $100k in Legal Costs
Escalation in Policing Is a Sign of What’s to Come in a Time of Austerity
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