Adelaide women organise By Jane Hope ADELAIDE — The re-emergence of women's liberation here is taking place in a climate of insecurity for women. Jobs are being shed rapidly in the state public sector, and the threat of enterprise
By Michael Connors Thumthong Phoirit recently visited Australia as part of the Thai delegation to the Australian Asia Worker Links conference, Workers Can Change the World. She told her story to a meeting of the Victorian Trades Hall Council on
By Craig Cormick Based on highly reliably international contacts, leaked documents and horoscopes from several TV magazines, Nostradamus' Media Watch presents a highly accurate forecast of events across the globe. Peace in Somalia
By Ana Kailis AUCKLAND — The emergence of the Alliance as a credible left force in New Zealand politics has left Labour with nowhere to go. With significant sections of its traditional working-class constituency now supporting the Alliance,
Women victims of Kennett's cuts By Elle Morrell MELBOURNE — Public opinion polls have consistently recorded a much higher disapproval of the Victorian government from women than from men. Fifty-nine per cent of women the latest Saulwick
A sick system "Disturbing", "scandalous", "disgusting": these are among the long list of adjectives used in Brian Burdekin's report on the human rights of people with mental illness to describe their plight. Yet words are inadequate to paint the
By David Robie PORT MORESBY — At the rate Pacific urban areas are growing, many are in danger of becoming unsustainable. Some, such as ghettoes like Ebeye and squatter settlements in Port Moresby and Papeete, already are. But a University
By Marc Purcell In May, the clothing manufacturer Levi Strauss announced that, because of gross human rights violations, the company would cease all operations in Burma. The All Burma Student Democratic Front and the dissident Federation of
By Jenny Long SYDNEY — On the afternoon of Sunday, October 17, 30,000 people attended the annual Arabic Festival at Gough Whitlam Park, in Tempe, a southern suburb. The festival was described by the organisers, the Australian Arabic Welfare
Stopping sexual violence I suspect most readers will have at least one political activity planned for this week — the annual Reclaim the Night march. Reclaim the Night is now an annual event in nearly every major city in Australia, and in


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