Something missing Global Village Judy Small Larrikin Entertainment Reviewed by Lisa Macdonald This latest album from Judy Small is disappointing. A collection of 12 songs, most written by Small with music by Small in
By Toby Borgeest JOHANNESBURG — The most serious source of tension in South Africa's national assembly is the Inkatha Freedom Party's (IFP) frequent threats to withdraw from parliamentary and constitution-drafting work — and the occasional
By Lisa Macdonald More than 700 people around the country turned out for the Marxist Educational Conferences, Campaigning for Democratic Socialism, held in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth over the Easter weekend. Not since the early
In brief On April 26 the German Bundestag (parliament) is to debate two bills presented by the Party of Democratic Socialism (PDS) which commemorate the liberation of Germany from fascism and remember Jewish victims of the Nazi regime. The
Social impact of PNG logging A less well-known impact of large scale logging in Papua New Guinea is the social impact. PETRONILA PAKE from the West New Britain Provincial Council of Women and PANGO, the Provincial Alliance of Non-Government
Massacre general heads Thai army By Chris Beale General Chainarong Noonpakdi has finally made it. Earlier this month, he was promoted to army chief of staff — the crucial post from which Thailand's 17 coups since 1932 have been launched.
Nomad Nomad (Adam Plack) with Robert Mirabal and Mor Thiam Australian Music International Reviewed by Norm Dixon The term "world music" came into being in 1987, when a number of small labels specialising in African, Latin American and
There is renewed focus on Cambodia as that country marks the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Khmer Rouge regime, which between 1975 and 1979 resulted in the deaths of 1-2 million of the country's 7-8 million people. Dr HELEN JARVIS is a
Study links home pesticides and cancer A study recently published in the American Journal of Public Health has found elevated rates of cancer in children exposed to pesticides in their homes and gardens. The study by researchers in North
Students to target the ALP on May 3 By Emma Webb ADELAIDE - The South Australian Education Network, formed to organise South Australia's contribution to the No Fees for Degrees campaign, is planning a rally and march to target the ALP for
Award for non-traditional study By Rosanna Barbero SYDNEY — Hui Zheng has been awarded outstanding woman of the year in a non-traditional area of study for her achievements in the Granville TAFE preparatory course for women in industrial
By Deepa Fernandes After the reunification of Vietnam in 1975, about 1.5 million Vietnamese left the country. A US-led Western world, still haunted by threats to their material status from the appeal of communism, hailed these refugees as