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Drumming For my Australian readers' benefit "drumming" is the word I will use in place of the word campaigning. I am trying to drum up support for men of colour all over the world, and in particular for the much maligned African-American man.
By Sean Malloy The United States is deploying further troops and armour to Somalia after 12 US troops were killed, and at least one captured, in its October 3-4 attack on Hawiye clan leader, Mohammed Aideed. The attack killed an estimated 500
By Ray Fulcher MELBOURNE — Some 30,000 people took to the streets of Melbourne on October 6 in what is probably the last anti-Kennett mass rally called by Trades Hall. The demonstration was the high point of Trades Hall's "week of action".
By Peter Boyle Should an environmental and social impact study be carried out before Australia signs any treaty coming out of the Uruguay Round of the GATT "free trade" agreements? This idea was raised by Greenpeace Australia spokesperson Noni
Shooting at the Moon Shooting at the Moon: Peace Workers in Cambodia Tell Their Stories A photographic exhibition at the Sydney Town Hall October 9-16 and from October 18 in Canberra at Old Parliament House. Heide Smith's photographs
By Cherie Marion and Tasha Coleman MELBOURNE — The feminist Belladonna Collective is campaigning for the establishment of a women's director position on the Swinburne University Students Union, but misogynist student politicians have been
Inside Indonesia turns ten The tenth anniversary of the important Australian publication Inside Indonesia was celebrated in Melbourne on October 3 with the release of issue number 36. The celebration was held together with the opening of an
Transport plan for Melbourne northern suburbs By Alex Cooper MELBOURNE — A draft plan for public transport in the northern suburbs prepared by the Upgrade Upfield Coordinating Committee is a response to "the prevailing view of both
Ho-hum for the republic Ignoring calls from Prime Minister Paul Keating for an unemotional and non-inflammatory debate on the prospects for a republic as the findings of the government's Republic Advisory Committee were handing down on October
Emotions so powerful you can taste them Like Water for Chocolate A film by Alfonso Arau Reviewed by Elle Morrell In Mexico, hot chocolate is made with water, not milk. One brings the water to a boil and then adds the cocoa. When someone

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