By Philip Baker SYDNEY — The AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power (ACT UP) has cautiously welcomed the announcement last week of a long-awaited Anti-Discrimination Board inquiry into HIV/AIDS-related discrimination. While ACT UP has been pressing for

By Steve Painter and Dick Nichols "There's no right way to form a green party", says Steve Kisby, a leader of the Canadian Green Party who visited Australia for the Ecopolitics V conference at the beginning of April. "We had that debate in

Manning Clark Professor Manning Clark died in Canberra on May 23. In our next issue, we hope to present an appraisal of the life and work of this distinguished historian.

Black Cargo Melbourne Workers Theatre Anthill Theatre, South Melbourne Reviewed by David Adamson Based on the short story of the same name by John Morrison, himself a wharfie for 10 years in the '30s and '40s, this play has been adapted by John

Editorial: Twin evils The NSW Labor right owes Liberal Premier Nick Greiner a vote of thanks. After tens of thousands of traditional Labor voters decided in 1988 that nothing could be worse than Barrie Unsworth and the Labor machine, Greiner has

By Debra Wirth It is in the world's poorest countries that population is growing fastest. In wealthier countries, higher living standards have produced lower birth rates. In Australia, a number of organisations are working to relieve problems in

Like many people in the former German Democratic Republic, HANNA BEHREND cannot find an appropriate term for the "events of 1989". An academic and feminist who has lived and worked in East Berlin for over 20 years, she says it "was a time when we

Against the 'silent famine' SYDNEY — A fundraising concert is to help people suffering from famine in Eritrea and the Sudan thanks to the determination of Sydney teenager Kirsty Packham. Concerned that some 27 million people are at threat of

Election-led recovery "I live and shop in the area and have done so for 17 years. When I need timber, I go to Hudsons, for hardware it is either BBC, Mitre 10, or any of the hardware shops throughout the area and of course delicatessens, fruit

By Norm Dixon The South Korean government is reeling under the pressure a month-long wave of huge demonstrations by students and workers which have forced the resignation of the country's prime minister. Tens of thousands of riot police have


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