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News From Nowhere and Other Writings By William Morris Edited by Clive Williams Penguin. 430 pp., $12.95 (pb) Reviewed by Dave Riley William Morris was an extraordinary man. Today, a year short of the centenary of his death, perhaps a
By Jennifer Thompson Israeli military experts are helping the Turkish government combat Kurdish separatist guerillas, the French weekly "confidential" newsletter TTU said on March 17. The newsletter, which uses unnamed sources, said Turkey
By Mike Bell BRISBANE — Brisbane's Campaigning for Democratic Socialism conference, over the Easter weekend, is shaping up to be the largest such gathering ever held here. The conference is organised by the Democratic Socialist Party and the
Twenty-four arrested in M2 blockade By Sam Statham SYDNEY — At 6am on March 29, police dispersed the "civil disobedience" blockade of the M2 Tollway, near Macquarie University in Epping, which had been costing the Abigroup-Obayashi
By Con Gouriotis and Nadya Stani SYDNEY — Watching the decontamination process at the Australian Defence Industries (ADI) site at St Marys is like trying to understand, while digging up a serial killer s victims, how it ever could have
As it Happened: The Last Bolshevik SBS Thursday, April 13, 8.30pm (8 Adelaide) Reviewed by Neville Spencer This documentary traces the life and work of Russian film director Alexander Medvedkin (1900-1989), whose experience as a film maker
The Canberra by-election The establishment pundits regard by-elections as traditionally a way of letting off steam. But the result in the March 25 by-election for Ros Kelly's old seat of Canberra surprised everyone with its intensity. A swing of
By Anthony Brown US President Bill Clinton joined a long list of public figures when he recently attacked sole mothers for allegedly bludging off society. In his January State of the Union address, Clinton vowed to track down and penalise
Outworkers' conditions revealed By Sean Healy Forty Australian fashion labels have been named in a recent report as super-exploiting women outworkers. Country Road, Pelaco, Adidas, Sportsgirl, Katies, Jag, Laura Ashley and Nike were all
Easter this year will be different across Australia. In four cities, it will take on a distinctly Russian hue. Not that Green Left is promoting painted eggs. As regular readers will know, Russian writer and socialist activist Boris Kagarlitsky

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