A true African-American love story Once a year I try to name an unusual African-American woman whose actions, I feel, represent those of a true "African-American sister". I hold that title in very high regard; and too frequently, I think, it is
By Catheryn Thompson Vudthikorn Chittiwan is a lecturer in aquatic science at Prince of Songkla University in south Thailand. He has a scholarship from the Australian government to study the environmental impacts of prawn farming on mangrove
A week before the New Zealand election poll, which returned two candidates from the Alliance, we received a letter from Lyndsay McAteer, administrative assistant of the NewLabour Party, one of the parties that make up the Alliance. It read in part:
Women on the Line presents Working Women — Melbourne's 3CR (885 AM) begins a six-part series on the work of Australian women in the '90s. The first part deals with gender segregation at work. Every Wednesday, 5.30 p.m., from November 17 to December
ADELAIDE — A picket on Remembrance Day, November 11, by the Bougainville Action Group highlighted the need to remember the plight of the Bougainvilleans and to support their struggle against the PNG military, aided and abetted by the Australian
By Sean Healy BRUSSELS "Workers across Europe appear to have taken strength from the spectacular victory of Air France employees ... In Germany, Belgium, Italy, Spain and France, employers are facing increasing militancy as they demand job cuts
Lucky Dube give-aways! South Africa's leading reggae star, Lucky Dube, is again to tour Australia. Those who witnessed Dube's two previous tours marvelled at this performer's inexhaustible energy and total commitment to ending racial
Brisbane garbos reject offer By Bill Mason BRISBANE — Brisbane garbage collectors are continuing to campaign for a better redundancy deal when one-person collection is introduced next July. Transport Workers Union state secretary
In New Zealand's dramatic election, a progressive coalition, the Alliance, emerged as the major winner. Although two parliamentary seats fail to reflect its 18.3% vote, it is assured of a big role in the country's political future. MATT McCARTEN, the
PERTH — On June 9, 1987, Gary Hayes was questioned by police in suburban Scarborough. He was taken to the nearby Wembley CIB. During a night and day in police custody, Gary was beaten and strangled and whipped across the face with handcuffs. He


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