By Max Anderson LONDON — The Defend Clause Four Campaign, organised by the Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs and MEPs, was launched on Saturday, November 12, at a church hall near Euston station. This campaign was begun in response
Protest over wilderness road By Kevin L'Huillier HOBART — A storm has erupted over a proposal to construct what has become known as "the road to nowhere" through pristine wilderness areas. The state Liberals promised at the last
Health cuts kill patients By Karl Miller MELBOURNE — The Liberal government here has cut $190 million from hospitals in two years. To meet new budgets, Melbourne hospitals have recently announced closures totalling more than 200 beds and
By Jill Hickson "Exciting and unique", is how Kathy Fairfax describes the 1995 Work/Study Brigade to Nicaragua. Fairfax is helping organise the brigade, which will spend a month in Latin America in June-July 1995. The trip is being
Melanesian women speak on family planning The Australian Council for Overseas Aid (ACFOA) is touring two women, Geraldine Maibani-Michie from Papua New Guinea and Junilyn Pikacha from the Solomon Islands, to provide a first-hand account of
By Renfrey Clarke MOSCOW — A new and alarming strain has appeared in the rhetoric, and to some degree in the actions, of the Yeltsin regime. The goals set out in the draft for the 1995 state budget, together with extensive changes in the
ADELAIDE — Aboriginal groups have demanded the sacking of the Aboriginal affairs minister, Michael Armitage, over his use of the words "nigger in the wood pile" in Parliament on November 22. Premier Dean Brown met with 14 representatives of
Crossing the Party Line: Memoirs of Bernie Taft By Bernie Taft Scribe Publications, 1994. 352 pp., $26.95 (pb)Reviewed by Phil Shannon I remember one of the more humorous contributions to the "Prospects Discussion" in the Communist Party of
Despite the threat of punitive action against striking oil transport workers and union officials, the Transport Workers Union (TWU) is pressing ahead with its campaign for a 15% pay increase across the transport industry. Oil industry drivers decided
Illusions By Afrodity Giannakis Neon lights selling lies of excitement and ultimate satisfaction. Consumption of synthetic food flamboyant dresses and the system's rotten relationships artfully wrapped in flashy screens


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