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NSW cleaners continue fight Story and photo by Paul Oboohov SYDNEY — Cleaners employed by the NSW Government Cleaning Service are into their ninth week of a campaign to stop privatisation of state cleaning by the Liberal state
By Sean Malloy Israel's recognition of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation and preparedness to negotiate on the occupied territories reflect contradictions and pressures within Israel and the Middle East according to Joe Stork, editor of the
DAELE HEALY describes her experiences at the International Youth Forum held in South Korea August 11-21, organised by the Korean National Commission for UNESCO. The forum was made up of around 100 people from more than 30 nations. The
SYDNEY — Members of the Wilderness Society and Sydney Rainforest Action Group held a protest outside the BHP head here on September 13, over the dumping of 150,000 tonnes of waste rock and tailings from the Ok Tedi Mine into the Ok Tedi and Fly
By Mike Karadjis In recent debate in Green Left Weekly over the Zionist-Palestinian conflict, two of the PLO's profoundly democratic positions have been raised: the 1974 position of an independent Palestinian state in the occupied West Bank and
By Rodney Cheuk and Tamara Desiatov PERTH — Young migrants from non-English speaking backgrounds experience an institutionalised racism second only to Aboriginal youth. A report released here confirms that migrant youth experience higher
Green Alliance to stand in SA elections By Chris Spindler ADELAIDE — Addressing the desperate need for alternative political forces to be standing against both the Labor and Liberal parties, Green Alliance will run a campaign in the
Seminar defends public sector By Bill Mason BRISBANE — State teachers' campaign to defend the public education system will be a "long-term struggle", Shane Groth, Queensland Teachers Union vice-president, told a seminar here on September
By Tom Flanagan SYDNEY — Two thousand lesbians, gay men and their supporters rallied outside the NSW parliament on September 14 in protest against the move by the Coalition state government to abandon proposed anti-vilification legislation
The Story of Qiu Ju A film by Zhang Yimou Showing at Melbourne's Nova Cinema from September 30 Reviewed by Peter Boyle Zhang Yimou won international attention with his previous films Red Sorghum, Ju Dou and Raise the Red Lantern,

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