By Malik Miah and Rich Lesnik

By mid-year the largest airline in the country, United Airlines, could be "controlled" by its union employees. Leaders of the machinists' and pilots' unions say an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) is the best

Sewage flows into Sydney Harbour

By Amy Phillips

SYDNEY — Up to 30% of Sydney's sewage will never make it to a treatment plant during rainy weather, according to recent reports. During severe storms, Sydney's ageing pipe system is forced


By Melanie Sjoberg

Nineteen waterside workers at Port Adelaide were sacked on March 17 after refusing to work "double header shifts" in protest over the sacking of 55 workers in Sydney.

Daryl Grey, South Australian branch

By Frank Enright

"'All these years we've given our kids everything they've wanted. All of a sudden we felt like an insect that was going to get walked on — he hit the bottle. We fought, the kids got upset, I walked out with a black eye.' —

Campus calendar

Adelaide: Flinders University, Wednesday, March 2, 1 p.m., Art Gallery behind refectory. Visiting Filipino activist Sonny Melencio speaks about the left in the Philippines today.

Brisbane: UQ, Thursday, February 24, 12-3

Dick Nichols

Solidarity with the Sydney wharfies!

With the intervention of industrial relations and transport minister Laurie Brereton into the Sydney wharf dispute, the grounds are being laid for an outcome that would not only make it very

East Timor 1942-1992: A Retrospective Photographic Exhibition
Curated by Oliver Strewe and Jenny Groves
Bondi Pavilion Gallery, Bondi Beach
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until March 6
Reviewed by Jill Hickson

This wonderful display, presented by

PETER CAMEJO is chairperson of Earth Trade, a San Francisco-based import/export company specialising in environmentally sustainable development. He will be a featured guest speaker at the International Green Left Conference from March 31 to April 4

Cuba solidarity night

By Bill Mason

BRISBANE — The Cuban people are facing the economic crisis confronting the revolution, known as the "special period", with strength and innovation, Roberto Jorquera, Latin American solidarity activist,

Schindler's List
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Screenplay by Steven Zaillian
Reviewed by Jon Land

This film traces the remarkable story of Oskar Schindler and his efforts to save some 1100 Polish Jews from the Nazi Holocaust. Adapted from


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