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
The Invisible Man: The Life and Liberties of H. G. Wells By Michael Coren Bloomsbury, 1994. 240 pp., $16.95 (pb) Reviewed by Phil Shannon H.G. Wells, author of best-selling science fiction novels, was not much taken with Vladimir Lenin: "a
Green Left is not only a newspaper. We do not choose what we cover in the same way that the establishment press does. We do not seek to sensationalise, or to exploit subjects. For Green Left, reporting is an act of solidarity. So it is with the
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,
By Peter Montague Environmental racism is the selective exposure of racial subgroups to dangerous toxins. It happens all the time. The clearest example is lead. For at least 40 years, the children of blacks and Hispanics in the USA have
International Playhouse — The House by the River — By Barbara Sapergia. It's a custom at funerals not to say anything bad about the departed, publicly at least. But afterwards? Allison Ransome takes her chances and turns up at her own wake. A
By Max Lane "November 12 reflected the tenacity of the struggle for freedom and justice. November 12 was the sound of the trumpet of Timorese youth announcing to the world their revolt against the denial of fundamental rights of the East
Parliament locks out MPs By Ray Smith HOBART — The speaker of state parliament, Graeme Page, will introduce legislation in the new year to protect members of parliament from their constituents. This follows an embarrassing incident
Perth workers rally against safety changes By Anthony Benbow PERTH — More than 1500 workers rallied on the steps of Parliament House on November 16. The WA Trades and Labour Council organised the rally in opposition to the Court
Live Wood By Paul Weller Polygram Reviewed by Arun Pradhan I'll come clean from the start. I was a Paul Weller fan. How could you not be? After all, he was the driving force behind the Jam. Throughout the late '70s, this band
By Jim McIlroy BRISBANE — Revelations that Queensland authorities had ignored the total failure of the state's anti-pollution laws for many years underlined the urgent need for establishment of an independent environmental authority,
By Max Lane Indonesia's largest independent national student organisation, Students in Solidarity with Democracy for Indonesia (SSDI), issued a statement on November 13 in support of the 29 students occupying the US Embassy compound. SSDI
Labor deregulation to unleash loggers By Paul Oboohov SYDNEY — As New South Wales counts down to the state election in March, the Wilderness Society's Western Sydney branch hosted a forum asking whether Carr Labor would make a difference
House of Cards — If you didn't see it the first time round, make sure you catch it this time. This four-part series is set in post-Thatcher Britain, with the obvious question who is to be the next PM. Ian Richardson is superb as the chief whip, and
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,


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