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Editorial: Money rules In these times of growing antipathy to the major political parties, some emergency measures are being taken by those with an interest in keeping power where it presently resides. After intense lobbying from Labor, the
By Steve Rogers CANBERRA — Opponents of the ACT branch of the Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) are attempting to cut their losses following the resignation of one of their supporters from the position of branch assistant secretary. The
Mercury danger continues at hospital By Paul Jones BRISBANE — Despite promises from Royal Brisbane Hospital, mercury spillage dangers there continue, staff have told Green Left Weekly. In July the Division of Workplace Heath and
With the novelty of the US troop presence ebbing and with President Aristide holed up in the National Palace, the hard reality and underlying purpose of the second US occupation of Haiti are becoming clear. The Haitian people have begun to see
You may be surprised to know that right in the heart of the international centre of capital, New York, thrives a school for Marxism. The New York Marxist School, according to one of its program coordinators, DANNY LUCE, helps ensure that New York
MIM blasted in acid raid study By Bill Mason BRISBANE — MIM Holdings emits more than half as much sulphur dioxide as the whole of Japan, according to a report commissioned by the World Wide Fund for Nature. Sulphur dioxide is the
By Arun Pradhan Xanana Gusmao — poet, artist and resistance fighter — has come to symbolise the struggle in East Timor. His battle has been an inspiration to his fellow East Timorese and to the solidarity movement around the world.
PNG unleashes dogs of war By Frank Enright The international representative of the Bougainville Interim Government (BIG), Moses Havini, fled from the Solomons Islands on November 1 following reports that the Papua New Guinea prime minister,
By Mikael Karlsson New Swedish music is music with attitude. It spits in the face of authority and draws an unpolished picture of Swedish society — a picture that is anything but nice to look at. It is music with a message, directed into the
A Rebel in Defense of Tradition: The Life and Politics of Dwight Macdonald By Michael Wreszin BasicBooks, 1994. 590 pp., $45.00 (hb)Reviewed by Phil Shannon The US left has an unfortunately rich history of Trotskyist and other socialist
By Jennifer Thompson The ACTU and Australian Workers Union-Federation of Industrial Manufacturing Engineering Employees (AWU-FIMEE) on November 3 agreed with Woodside Petroleum on the introduction of non-union "enterprise flexibility agreements"
Survivor of Dili massacre seeks refuge By Tom Kelly DARWIN — A survivor of the 1991 Dili massacre arrived here on October 21 and is seeking political asylum. Francisco Joao Nheu flew with his wife and four children from East Timor to Bali