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By Norm Dixon Western governments are unconcerned about the massive tragedy of the Bangladesh cyclone, judging by the meagre amount of aid they have pledged. Ten days after the calamity began, a paltry $150 million worth of emergency aid had been
The endorsed Green candidates for the May 25 NSW election are activists from a range of backgrounds. Green Left will profile all the Green candidates over the next three issues. Bulli For long-time women's, peace and environment activist and
By Martin Hughes MELBOURNE — "I escaped from jail to jail," was how one political refugee described his arrival in Australia. After fleeing persecution in his own country and learning that his was brother had been executed as a reprisal for his
Honouring Özal discredits Australian government By Turkish and Kurdish communities [This statement was issued by the Turkish Community Resource Centre, the Union of Australian Turkish Workers and the Kurdish Association of Victoria.] The
By Peter Boyle MELBOURNE — The bulk chemical storage facility in Coode Island (in Melbourne's dock lands) is a serious menace to residents in nearby suburbs, to workers and to the environment, according to documents obtained by the Hazardous
Latin Americans unite for May Day By Lolo Madariaga SYDNEY — Nine Latin American solidarity and community organisations collaborated in order to celebrate May Day within their own community. More than 700 people gathered at Cabramatta Civic
SYDNEY — A vocal picket by members of the Korean community and Australian supporters was held outside the US Consulate on May 10 to protest against recent war threats from the US and South Korean governments. Dr Kim Jin Yeop, a Korean-born
ADELAIDE — The Environmental Youth Alliance's campaign against resources security legislation will include a march and rally with bookstalls, workshops and entertainment during World Environment Day activities on June 1. For information, contact
By Steve Painter The record jump in unemployment in April makes nonsense of the Hawke government's boast through the '80s that its Accord with the trade union movement was responsible for creating jobs. If the Accord were to be credited for the
By Peter Boyle Kurdish people are hopeful about the prospects of achieving some form of autonomy within Iraq after current talks between representatives of the Iraqi Kurdistan Front and ministers from the Iraqi government, according to a

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