WA forest blockade planned By Anne Pavy and Anthony Benbow PERTH — Four of the best of WA's last wilderness forests — Hawke, Rocky, Sharpe and Giblett in the south-west of the state — are on the Department of Conservation and Land
Unionists celebrate defeat of penal powers By Garry Walters MELBOURNE — Following the May 26 Victorian Trades Hall meeting, 30 unionists attended a function in the Old Ballroom to mark 25 years since the historic six days of industrial
A Most Remarkable Planet: Monkeys in the mist —> The story of one group of colobus monkeys set in the mists of Mount Meru, one of Africa's highest volcanoes. ABC, Sunday, June 5, 6.00pm. True Stories: Normandy: the Great Crusade — On June 6,
By Ilana Eldridge The Gulf of Carpentaria country contains wilderness areas of world heritage quality and is the major hunting area for the north Australian prawn fishery. It also comprises the tribal homelands of the Yanyuwa people. Their land
By Paul Clarke Eighty Nazi skinheads went on the rampage, attacking Turkish and African immigrant workers in the German city of Magdeburg on May 12. Far from stopping the attack, at one point police joined in, holding down the victims while
Peacekeeping force for Bougainville By Frank Enright Mike Forster, the Bougainville Interim Government's United Nations representative, speaking in Sydney on May 27, welcomed the announcement of a South Pacific peacekeeping force for the
By Norm Dixon JOHANNESBURG — "The government I have the honour to lead and, I dare say, the masses who elected us to serve in this role, are inspired by the single vision of creating a people-centred society [whose purpose] shall be the
By Pip Hunter Cheryl Kernot recently celebrated her first year as leader of the Democrats. Under Kernot's leadership the Democrats have managed something of a media comeback, although this doesn't seem to translate into votes. In the recent
By David Dorward The media have reduced the Rwanda atrocities to some inexplicable and primeval "tribal" conflict, obscuring the manipulation of ethnic politics by a ruthless Western-backed military dictatorship. The recent horror in Rwanda and
By Frank Enright When the Labor Party won federal government in 1983, unemployment was on the doorstep of 10%. With the active participation of the ACTU, the Hawke government embarked upon a Robin Hood-in-reverse scheme to transfer a greater


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