Of rage and honesty By Brandon Astor Jones My adolescent years were spent in an area on Chicago's south side. Most people called it Hamilton Park from a natural forest preserve by the same name situated in its north-west sector. The
By Zanny Begg "Apartheid not only degrades the inhabitants of our country, it degrades the earth, the air and the streams ... the greening of our country is basic to its healing" writes Albie Sachs, a spokesperson for the ANC. Erosion,
Meeting against technology park By Janet Parker SYDNEY — More than 100 people attended a public meeting in Alexandria on May 27 to oppose plans for an advanced technology park (ATP) on the old Eveleigh goods yard site in Redfern.
Blade Runner, The Director's Cut Directed by Ridley Scott Screenplay adapted from a story by Philip K. Dick Starring Harrison Ford, Sean Young, Rutger Hauer and Daryl Hannah Reviewed by Francisco de Caneiro The "director's cut"
By Damien Lawson Peace activists' fears have been confirmed by a leaked submission outlining plans to launch rockets from the Woomera Prohibited Area in South Australia. The submission, by the state government on behalf of the aerospace
Promises Written by Crying Out Loud Directed by Margaret Trail Performed by Karen Hadfield, Marcia Ferguson, Jane Bayly and Maude Davey Napier St Theatre, Melbourne, until June 22 Reviewed by Bronwen Beechey The mythology of
Destined to become a classic Forbidden Love Written and directed by Aerlyn Weissman and Lynne Fernie Reviewed by Bronwen Beechey In the 1950s and '60s, lesbianism was definitely "the love that dare not speak its name". Yet throughout
Mississippi Masala Directed and produced by Mira Nair Written by Sooni Taraporevala Starring Denzel Washington, Sarita Choudhury, Ranjit Chodhry, Tico Wells, Roshan Seth, Sharmila Tagore, Natalie Oliver Commences at KINO early July
By Alberto Gomes We are almost half way through the International Year of Indigenous Peoples, but for some Jahai, a Semang aboriginal people in the northern Malaysian state of Kelantan, the year is turning out to be a bad one. As a result of
The Republican Idea — This program, part of Open Learning, may interest those following the republican debate. It looks back at the colourful debate that took place during the 19th century. ABC Radio National, Thurs June 10, 11.05 a.m. The
The expulsion of "queer" activist, Norrie May Welby, from the management committee of Sydney's Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby (GLRL) on March 25 has brought the increasingly heated question of a "queer" agenda, to replace the current "gay and
By Norm Dixon The Clinton administration on May 19 finally made good its pledge to recognise the embattled government of Angola, which was elected with a clear majority last September. Long-time US ally Jonas Savimbi and his UNITA forces
ADELAIDE — Around 300 tertiary students marched on Parliament House on June 2 in a demonstration sparked by the cutting of journal subscriptions at Adelaide University's Barr Smith Library. Students from Adelaide University, Flinders University
Bank evicts farmer By Chris Spindler ADELAIDE — The South East Action Group staged a blockade of a fellow farmer's property on June 3 after Westpac bank foreclosed on the mortgage and moved to evict the farmer and family. The bank,
By Russell Willis MELBOURNE — Prime Minister Keating promised some major leaps forward for young Australians as a result of the National Youth Summit on July 22, 1992. The National Employment and Training Plan for young people was
And deaf and blind "You would have to be naive in the extreme to believe that every member of a police force is totally incorruptible." — Queensland police commissioner Jim O'Sullivan, quoted in the Bulletin. Of course not "I'm not