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The forces which eventually overthrew the Stalinist system in Hungary can be traced as far back as the immediate aftermath of the 1956 uprising, which was crushed by Soviet tanks. Last week, LASZLO ANDOR and PETER ANNEAR described the economic
By Janet Parker Around the globe, environmental activists will mark June 5 — the UN-designated World Environment Day — with rallies, marches, festivals, seminars, concerts, bike rides, tree-plantings and a great variety of other events.
By Bob Cummins BALLINA, NSW — Extensive bulldozing of Aboriginal sacred sites on an East Ballina housing estate and river lands has been temporarily halted after years of protests. Bundjalung Aborigines from the Jali and Far North Coast land
Comment by Marion Studdert The repeated reports of the Iraqi gassing of the Kurds at Halabjeh were one of the most effective media contortions to justify the West's attack on a Third World country. A different slant on that event comes from The
Women picket Qld Labor By Susan Price BRISBANE — About 50 supporters of the Women's Abortion Campaign picketed the Queensland Labor Women's Conference on May 11. The women were angry at the Goss government's refusal to act on the opinions of
Balmain's toxic school By Rose McCann -1>SYDNEY — Some six months after fears were raised that Balmain High School students were being exposed to toxic chemicals, students have been barred from using the harbour shore sporting area.0> The ban
Now for the Libs' rich mates "People don't want any more special deals to help Labor's rich mates." — Liberal leader John Hewson. Already history? "When the history books are written, this treasurer will stand head and shoulders above any
By Pat Brewer "We have to understand quite clearly why people sought to conquer nature, how frightening they found its seasons, pests, predators and uncertainties. We must sympathise with why human society felt the need for the control that
By Rosemary Gillespie There is a renewed campaign to tie women down to the home. This operation is designed to bury women under an increasing load of household labour, child-care and other demands imposed on women against their will. The Dove
Footsteps By Pramoedya Ananta Toer Translated by Max Lane Penguin. $14.99. Reviewed by Stephen Robson Like its predecessors, the third volume of this quartet of novels is riveting reading. Through the character of Minke, the narrator of the

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