The following speech was given by the Cuban foreign minister, ROBERTO ROBAINA, to the 49th session of the United Nations General Assembly, on October 3, 1994. While we are here making speeches, the military occupation of a small and impoverished
Dealing in death In September, the federal parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade reported on the implications of Australian arms exports. While the majority opinion somewhat predictably emphasised
Poem: My First Identity By Mohammed A. Rahman I am the poet for the human kind, Who was born by the name of human being. I might be born in the palace of Buckingham, Might be uncivilized in the deepest jungle of Amazon From the
Comment by Del Cassidy With airplanes carrying passengers half way around the world in less than a day, the technological revolution that began in the last century has compressed the world in time if not in actual distance. Rapid travel,
Fundamentalists As Brandon Astor Jones says (GLW #166) we should be worried by the rise of the fanatical right, epitomized by the armed anti-abortionists. We should also begin more searchingly to ask the question "Why?". Can we see
ROGER CLARKE continues a debate about the Australian Labor Party and the role socialists should or shouldn't play in it. Jim McIlroy (GLW #164) agrees that the isolation of socialists from the working class is our key problem, so rather than
By Jennifer Thompson A jump in company profits, announced on November 17 by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), has added to the campaign for wages increases currently being led by the Transport Workers Union (TWU). The profit
Campaign to ban use of mines By Elaine Chew There are 100 million landmines laid around the world, the majority of them in Third World countries. Although most were laid during war, they have the ability to be activated up to 75 years
By Chris Spindler 2020 vision statements are papers presented by people associated with the CSIRO which are intended to highlight options, possibilities and choices. Their aim is to stimulate thought and discussion about the future. Dr John
Faraway, So Close Directed by Wim Wenders With Otto Sander, Willem Dafoe and Natassja Kinski Reviewed by Vannessa Hearman The sequel to Wings of Desire continues the angel theme, with angel Cassiel (Otto Sander) finally joining the humans
Editor of Progressive dead at 63 MADISON, Wisconsin November 2—Erwin Knoll, editor of the Progressive magazine, died this morning in his sleep of an apparent heart attack. He was 63. "We have lost a lion", said Matthew Rothschild,
Tent city in Sydney SYDNEY — Families from across NSW plan to establish a tent city in Hyde park from November 24 to 26 to highlight the lack of alternative supported accommodation for people with intellectual disability. John Jacobsen,
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