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Homelands Produced and directed by Tom Zubrycki Shown at the Melbourne International Film Festival Reviewed by Di Quin Homelands tells the story of Maria and Carlos Robles, political refugees from El Salvador now living in suburban
By Lisa O'Neill and Dave Hemming ADELAIDE — World Heritage listing for key sites in the Lake Eyre Basin has been mooted since at least 1985, but still remains to be accomplished. Public pressure on the issue is now beginning to build
By Anne Casey SYDNEY — A dangerous precedent has been set in NSW with the criminal conviction of five logging protesters who appeared in Cooma Local Court on July 7. The five conservationists were arrested in April during a peaceful
Breakout Jimmy Cliff JRS Records through Festival Reviewed by Norm Dixon Jimmy Cliff is without doubt the best loved, most sincere and most political Jamaican reggae artist around. Being the best known survivor of the classic
Swift response to Indonesian repression By Vannessa Hearman MELBOURNE — The news that students at the Jakarta campus of the National Science and Technology Institute had been beaten and arrested by the Indonesian military for protesting
By Peter Lake and Chris Wurm Migraine is a common, disabling, problem which affects 10-20% of adults. It comes in different forms and varies in frequency and intensity. Severe episodes can be very distressing, while even mild attacks
By Peter Boyle An Australian Broadcasting Authority survey conducted in June 1992 estimated that there are 5.8 to 6 million TV-watching households in Australia. Of these: 77% watch more than two hours a day. 54% leave their sets on
Prisoners seek pen friends Green Left Weekly has received letters from prisoners on death row in the United States who are seeking pen friends. Readers who wish to correspond can write directly to one or more of the following individuals:
Determined to defeat bigotry Situated 51 miles south-west of Syracuse, New York, the tiny hamlet of New Berlin is reflective of many US small towns. Anthony Werner and his son Tony discovered a burning cross in their yard. A burning cross is
By Jason Chow The Fitzgerald Report on national savings, submitted to treasurer John Dawkins on June 29, called for further cuts in government expenditure, increased indirect taxes and raising compulsory superannuation to 18% of earnings. In

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