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The Heartbreak Kid Directed by Michael Jenkins Written by Richard Barrett and Michael Jenkins With Claudia Karvan, Alex Dimitriades, Steven Bastoni, Nico Lathouris At Hoyts Cinemas Reviewed by Max Lane Heartbreak Kid packs a lot
Bougainville I trust your readers enjoyed the parody of a review of the ABC's "Foreign Correspondent" program on Bougainville (GLW 23/6/93) by Max Watts and Norm Dixon as much as I did. Just seeing the name Max Watts as a by-line was
By Joy McEntee Hobart — Five churches in the Hobart suburb of Moonah, where the state's only independent abortion clinic is located, have mounted an inter-denominational roster of weekly prayer meetings for mothers and unborn children.
By Katrina Dean MELBOURNE — The 22nd national conference of Resistance was held here over the weekend of July 3-5. The overall tone of the conference was clear: young people will think for themselves, speak for themselves, act on their own
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
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
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:
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
Rift on the right US Contragate figure Oliver North has cancelled his subscription to that bastion of conservative oracles, Readers Digest, because of an article entitled "Does Oliver North Tell the Truth?" (Answer: he doesn't.) Nobody
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
By Alex Cooper MELBOURNE — Broken bones, forced strip searching, assaults and abuse are some of the things suffered at the hands of police in Victoria, according to a report released by the Federation of Community Legal Centres at the end

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