By Max Lane According to Sarkeke, one of the East Timorese students in Jakarta who did not make it over the fence into the US Embassy on November 12, the sit-in protest there is aimed at getting Indonesia out of East Timor. "We want our
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
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
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
By Ray Fulcher MELBOURNE — In what was described as an "exceptional decision" by sources in the Victorian branch of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union, the Victorian Industrial Relations Court on November 14 overturned the May
ADELAIDE — Some 1000 public sector workers attended a stop-work rally on November 15 outside Parliament House, called by the Public Sector Association to oppose the Public Sector Management Bill being debated in parliament. The bill would enable
By Stephen Robson I've never met Graham Richardson, but then again, I have. I did a spell in Young Labor and the ALP, and I came across more than a few Graham Richardsons. They were mainly men, but now it seems there are a few more women who
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
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
Muse Sick-n-hour Mess Age Public Enemy Polygram Reviewed by Jean-Paul Nassif An attempted murder charge and a debilitating crack-cocaine addiction are what Chuck D's (lead vocalist of Public Enemy) clock-wearing comic relief sidekick
By Norm Dixon AUCKLAND — In the wake of the resignation of Jim Anderton, leader of the New Zealand Alliance and the country's most popular parliamentarian, the five-party Alliance has begun far-reaching organisational changes and policy
By Max Anderson LONDON — Thirty thousand university students marched in the pouring rain from Battersea Park in South London to Hyde Park on November 9, to protest against cuts in student grants and university budgets. Not content with
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