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PERTH — Charges of stealing were dropped against Civil Service Association secretary Dave Robinson on June 9. The charges were laid by the director of public prosecutions in December 1993 following union elections. Robinson had been charged with
Right-wing women Gender equity and affirmative action have long been demands of the women's movement. At their best, they can be used to raise awareness about women's issues and educate people more broadly about the potential for a society free
Smith's gives workers the crunch By Anthony Thirlwall ADELAIDE — Workers at Smith's snack food company went on strike for 24 hours on June 7 following the shock sacking of nearly one quarter of the company's Adelaide work force. A
Two thousand people rallied Australia-wide last week, marking World Environment Day on June 5. The participants were overwhelmingly young and very lively and energetic. As Rachelle Scoular of St Mary's High School said at the 300-strong
Three plays by Brecht By Alex Cooper MELBOURNE — Over next weekend, the Collingwood Town Hall will be the venue for three Brecht plays performed by the Great Chorus Company. The plays are He who says yes, He who says no and The
By Max Lane MANILA — FILEMON, the Free Lagman Movement, was official launched on June 2 at the University of the Philippines. Filemon Lagman, also known as Carlos Forte or Ka [Comrade] "Popoy", was captured by agents of Naval Intelligence in
Five hundred Filipinos and 51 international participants attended the Asia Pacific East Timor Conference in Manila between May 31 and June 4. Green Left Weekly spoke to one of the Australian participants, MAX LANE, who was in Manila representing AKSI
JERUSALEM — In a tiny office in occupied East Jerusalem, a new independent weekly newspaper has started up. The Jerusalem Times has a small staff who draw on both the Arabic-language press and their own journalism to produce an English-language
by Dave Riley When Charles Darwin synthesised the biological knowledge of the 19th century into a theory that humans evolved from other mammals, Frederick Engels in a short essay hypothesised that in the transition from ape-like creature to
By Craig Cormick Based on highly reliably international contacts, leaked documents and horoscopes from several TV magazines, Nostradamus' Media Watch presents a highly accurate forecast of political events across the globe. US hostage

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