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The students fighting to make this the climate change election

The students fighting to make this the climate change election

"You don't give the bully the attention. We’ll focus on what we know is real."

Finally, some hope in public policy

Finally, some hope in public policy

While federal politics was offering business-as-usual climate inaction last week, school kids were putting politicians to shame.

Students don’t just have a right to protest, they have an obligation

Students don’t just have a right to protest, they have an obligation

Crikey readers respond to student protests, data encryption, climate change and the ABC.

Scott Morrison is up against a long tradition of teen protest

Scott Morrison is up against a long tradition of teen protest

Climate change isn’t the only issue where students have lashed out against bipartisan inaction.

Australian democracy protesters in the line of fire amid Paris terror plot

Australian democracy protesters in the line of fire amid Paris terror plot

A peaceful democracy protest in France almost ended in tragedy for several Australians. Where is the response from the foreign ministry?

Being ashamed of Australia is a useless luxury

Being ashamed of Australia is a useless luxury

Progressives love to take shame in and disengagement from their own nation as both a necessary and sufficient political act. It isn't.

Can activists really push Qantas and Virgin into standing against the government?

Can activists really push Qantas and Virgin into standing against the government?

It might seem like a big ask, but recent history has all signs pointing to yes. These are proven tactics that are becoming more and more common.

Qantas and Virgin face protest over deportation

Qantas and Virgin face protest over deportation

Good morning, early birds. Qantas and Virgin face protests over immigration deportation. Plus, more support for breaking up the banks. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Palestinian Authority’s violent new era of stifling free speech

Palestinian Authority’s violent new era of stifling free speech

As the Palestinian Authority scrambles to maintain political power, it's engaging in violent attacks on Palestinians expressing dissent. Who does this action really benefit?

On the eve of the G7, protesters and security forces square off under an uneasy Sicilian sun

On the eve of the G7, protesters and security forces square off under an uneasy Sicilian sun

Security are hoping to keep protests far away from the G7 summit meeting in Taormina, with the shadow of Genoa looming in everyone's minds, writes freelance journalist Matthew Clayfield.