Traditions, Lessons & Socialist Perspectives By Jim Percy New Course Publications $6.95 Reviewed by Dick Nichols Former Democratic Socialist Party leader Jim Percy died of cancer in October 1992 at, the tragically early age of 43. His last
Anger over Sydney runway noise By Barry Healy SYDNEY — Federal minister for transport Laurie Brereton is embroiled in another controversy following the disastrous opening of the third runway at Sydney airport to commercial traffic on
Cases launched over kidnapping, death By Bill Mason BRISBANE — Angry words were exchanged between Aboriginal Legal Service spokesperson Sam Watson and police officers during a court hearing on November 16 in which six police were charged
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
By Deb Sorensen DARWIN — An assault charge against Constable Simon Freson, who was accused of bashing political activist Shell 63 over the head with a long-handled police torch in January, has been dismissed. What was referred to by
DODIE McGUINNESS is a member of the Sinn Fein Ard Comhairle (National Executive) and was a councillor for Derry City Council between 1985 and 1993. ZANNY BEGG spoke to her about her involvement in Republican politics. Dodie McGuinness was
Special tribunal to try Ogoni leaders Nigerian military authorities have appointed a three person "special tribunal" to try Ken Saro-Wiwa and other Ogoni leaders, held since May. Government-controlled media reported during the November
Filipinos protest against Clinton visit BY Jon Lamb MANILA — Some 1000 protesters took part in demonstrations over the weekend of November 12-13, against the visit of US President Bill Clinton to the Philippines. They demanded an end to
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 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
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
By Steve Rogers CANBERRA — Australian National University student and anti-fees campaigner Alison Dellit will be contesting the February 18 ACT elections as a Democratic Socialist candidate. Twenty-year-old Dellit is also a well known
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