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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 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
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
Vygotsky's Sociohistorical Psychology and its Contemporary Applications By Carl Ratner New York: Plenum Press, 320 pp Reviewed by Dave Riley Psychological theories are eminently political. Psychological doctrine percolates into popular
US role in Salvadoran atrocities The US embassy in San Salvador directly assisted in at least one death squad disappearance, according to Lauren Gilbert, who coordinated investigations for the UN Truth Commission. Gilbert told the US
Demonstration at opening of consulate By Bernie Brian DARWIN — Members of Darwin's East Timor Independence Support Group organised a peaceful but angry picket on June 25 to protest at the opening of an Indonesian consulate in the city.
Speaking tour by Palestinian woman By Jenny Long SYDNEY — Dr Ilham Abu-Ghazaleh, assistant professor at Birzeit University on the West Bank, will be speaking at meetings here between July 14 and 16. Dr Abu-Ghazaleh who has been

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