By Chris Beale Thailand's "pro-democracy" government of Prime Minister Chuan is fighting for its life in the face of a comeback by "unusually rich" politicians and destabilising arson attacks. A super-merger of opposition pro-military
By Mike Karadjis SYDNEY — Representatives of more than 20 community and youth organisations have voted to cut off all joint activity with the police throughout the Fairfield-Cabramatta area following incidents of abuse of police power. These
Lesbians celebrate in Brisbane By Carolyn Ride BRISBANE — Lesbians, gay men and supportive heterosexuals celebrated International Lesbian Day, October 10, with a public mock wedding in Post Office Square. Deni and Solange,
By Norm Dixon "These Men Both Won the Nobel Peace Prize. Only One Deserves It." This was the bitter response of Sunday Nation, South Africa's leading weekly black newspaper, to the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to both Nelson Mandela and
By Paul Oboohov SYDNEY — New Zealand brewing giant Lion Nathan bugged, spied upon, videoed and photographed union meetings of workers during a recent dispute at its Tooheys plant here recently. Criminal lawyer and Sun-Herald columnist
By Marita Mueller The fall of the Berlin Wall in October 1989 and the reunification of Germany a year later had many consequences for East German women. At reunification East German laws were simply replaced by West German ones, without any
October 8, 1993. Moscow Dear Friends, We have received many inquiries about the events in Moscow from September 21 to October 7. We have not had an opportunity to write a formal long letter about these events and thus we send you a brief
By Ray Fulcher MELBOURNE — Tony Longland is contesting Branch Executive and National Council positions in Public Sector Union elections in Victoria in November. Longland, employed by the Department of Veterans' Affairs, has opposed the
By Vikki Langton ADELAIDE — Five areas of Kangaroo Island's valuable natural wilderness are the first section of South Australia to be fully protected by a state government act. Under the Wilderness Protection Act of 1992, the areas, totalling
What is it About Rap that I like? — Since the '80s, rap music has been gathering momentum all over the world. From music to fashion, this rap style has redefined popular culture. Why is it so popular? This two-part feature unravels the roots of rap


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