Auschwitz Admonishes em= By Denis Kevans ["Auschwitz admonishes" — Pope John Paul II] "Auschwitz admonishes" Pope John Paul says it's so, "Auschwitz admonishes", The Popentate says so. And Maidanek's a caution, I'm sure
Australian journalist and film maker John Pilger was recently in Sydney on the way back to England from a trip to New Zealand. Zanny Begg from Green Left Weekly spoke with him about the changing face of world politics. John Pilger isn't very
Renewable hero Home Spearhead EMI Music Reviewed by Sujatha Fernandes Michael Franti, hip-hop artist formerly from the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy, has released Home with his new band Spearhead. Franti, together with vocalist Mary
Row over banning of magazine By Brendan Greenhill BRISBANE — The Queensland Department of Consumer Affairs has refused distribution of the December issue of the lifestyle magazine Simply Living. The department has banned the magazine
One of the more controversial events of 1994 was the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), held in Cairo in September. GISELA DUeTTING, who attended from the Women's Global Network for Reproductive Rights, based in the
Poem: Pleasures By Walter Jones Visiting the toilet To read. Eating In company. Drinking wine. Good comedy This newspaper and Dialectics. How pleasing it is To change the world. In my need To There is freedom.
By Liam Mitchell WOLLONGONG — The decision by mining giant CRA to close its Illawarra subsidiary Southern Copper Ltd (SCL) has raised questions about the motives. Organisers in the Australian Workers Union-Federation of Industrial
About Us: My life as I live it — Aboriginal activist Essie Coffey's first film, My survival as an Aboriginal, was an immediate success at its release in 1978. This new documentary looks at what progress against racism has been made in Essie's home
Following its narrow defeat in Brazil's 1989 presidential elections the Workers Party (PT) believed that outright victory in 1994 was possible. But though the PT significantly increased its initial vote in comparison with 1989, it was not enough to
36-hour shifts for doctors By Tim E. Stewart DARWIN — Doctors at the Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH) have expressed outrage at comments by NT health minister Mike Reed that shifts of 36 hours have no effect on patient care. These comments
In the stars: your coming year By Lucifer Skycrawler What's in the stars? Hydrogen, say some people. Heat, say others. Tonnes of orange Smarties, say still others. All of these answers are silly. In reality, the stars are occupied by
Cuba has boldly initiated alternative and ecologically sustainable methods of food production with the aim of improving food self-sufficiency among urban communities. Luis Sanchez Almanza, agronomist, permaculture activist and horticultural community
History lessons It seems only yesterday that we were told of the end of history: that for better or worse, things were the way they were and no more could be hoped for. We'd arrived. This message, universally proclaimed by government and media,
Eat Drink Man Woman Directed by Ang Lee Mandarin with English subtitles To be released nationally on December 22 Screening in Sydney at the Pitt Centre, Cremorne Orpheum and Stanmore Cinema Reviewed by Peter Boyle There have been quite
Badgerys Creek is no solution By Mike Karadjis Residents of Sydney's inner south-west are rightly angry about the horrendous levels of noise and air pollution, affecting hundreds of thousands of residents, which have accompanied the opening
The signing of the Oslo Declaration of Principles in September 1993 has posed a dilemma for Women in Black, the women's movement in Israel of Jewish and Palestinian women aimed at stopping the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. In October VIVIENNE


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