Film maker ANAND PATWARDHAN participated in the anti-Vietnam War movement as a student in the US in 1970-72 and has been involved in a variety of social movements in India. His latest film, Father, Son and Holy War, is a documentary exploring the
SA meeting discusses anti-fees campaign ADELAIDE — Politics in the Pub on June 28, on the theme of "Winning the Fight for Free Public Education", was organised by the South Australian Education Network (SAEN) as part of the national No Fees
Australian gunships in action again on Bougainville By Norm Dixon At least one of the four Iroquois combat helicopters supplied to the Papua New Guinea government by Australia in 1989 is in action over Bougainville again, says the
The well-worn path The decision of ACTU president Martin Ferguson to seek preselection for the safe Melbourne Labor seat of Batman is no surprise. A spate of departures from the trade union bureaucracy suggests that the same rats who gnawed
By Norm Dixon The worldwide uproar over the French government's decision to resume nuclear tests in the Pacific has been fuelled by the violent seizure of the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior off Moruroa atoll on July 9. Protests were
By Craig Cormick Based on highly reliable international contacts, leaked documents and horoscopes from several TV magazines, Nostradamus' Media Watch presents a highly accurate forecast of political events across the globe. Foreign minister
By Lisa Macdonald The taking to the streets of tens of thousands of Australians on July 14 to protest the French government's decision to resume nuclear testing in the Pacific was the first clear signal to the federal ALP government that the
Kangaroo 95 protest ADELAIDE — The Campaign for an Independent East Timor (SA) is organising a protest on July 29 against the Kangaroo 95 war games, which are about to take place in the Northern Territory. The action will highlight human
By Richard Horsey Burmese opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi was released on July 10 after six years under house arrest. A spokesman for the Burmese junta confirmed that her release was unconditional, and said
Universities and discrimination By Lisa Macdonald Statements made on June 29 by University of Sydney Chancellor Leonie Kramer have provoked justifiable anger among women academics and feminist groups around Australia. In an interview


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