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By Ana Kailis Queensland Premier Wayne Goss and environment minister Molly Robson were hopelessly stranded by the federal government's November 15 decision to stop the clearance of mangroves at the proposed "tourist mecca" at Oyster Point
By Robyn Marshall BRISBANE — Thirty Salvadorans have been on strike since November 17 at a roller door factory, Steel-Line Doors, at Sumner Park in Brisbane's western suburbs. They say they have been subjected to racial discrimination, and
Actions for East Timor Fifty people participated in a speak-out for East Timor in Brisbane on November 18, reports Nick Everett. The event was held to support the demands of 29 East Timorese students inside the US embassy in Jakarta and to
Tertiary fees exclude women By Michael Tardif Two studies released last week have further emphasised the likely impact of the federal government's push towards user pays tertiary education. Universities have been able to charge fees
Looking out: Little-big-girls By Brandon Astor Jones "Nothing is so soothing to our self-esteem as to find our [presumed] bad traits in our forebears. It seems to absolve us." — Van Wyck Brooks Because this column is published via
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
No, not Medea There's no denying that 23-year old Susan Smith, the South Carolina mother who claimed her two young sons were kidnapped then a week later confessed to their murder, committed a terrible crime. Unfortunately, the media and an
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
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. Clinton changes
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

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