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Third accident at BHP steelworks

By Margaret Allan

NEWCASTLE — The third serious accident in four months occurred at the BHP steelworks on July 24. Unlike the earlier accidents, no-one was killed, although three men were

@9point = The Story of Pop: Young, Loud and Snotty — Britain's youth by the late '70s found traditional rock music devoid of rebellion, so when the Sex Pistols burst on the scene with what became known as punk music, it was an overnight sensation.

By Belinda O'Dwyer and Marty Branagan

"Lies, lies, how can you tell so many lies?"*

Deforest industry is lying. Backed by the mega money power of corporate ogres like Boral and Daishowa, the National Association of Forest Industries

By Philippa Smith

SYDNEY — The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (SGLMG) is coming under fire for a controversial proposal to restrict its membership to gays and lesbians prepared to be "outed" or named publicly. SGLMG is the

Market leaders

@lctext = "The Commissioner of Taxation, Mr Michael Carmody, describes transfer pricing [on international 'trade'] within a company] as the 'tax issue of the '90s' — and the tax office claims to have already uncovered major

In Darkest Hollywood: Cinema and Apartheid

ABC TV, Monday, August 7, 11pm

Previewed by Norm Dixon

"Just to sit in this dark place and see magic take place on the wall. For a moment we forgot there was apartheid. We forgot there

By Phil Shannon

Most people now agree that the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 50 years ago was a tragedy. But for 50 years, the myth that it was also necessary has been argued by political and military supporters of nuclear weapons. All

By James Balowski

For almost a week, thousands of workers from a garment factory, PT Great River Industries (GRI), in Bogor, West Java, have organised a wave of strikes and rallies in pursuit of better wages and conditions.

The

WA teachers step up campaign

PERTH — At a mass meeting on July 27, teachers voted to extend their campaign for better education with a series of rolling strikes. Teachers will stop work for two hours each Thursday, beginning with the

Blame the system

By Kath Gelber

@column = Susan Smith, the woman who, in desperation, killed her two children and then blamed their disappearances on a black man who hijacked her car, has become the latest victim in that great

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