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Police condemned in deaths, bashings

SYDNEY — The Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Watch Committee condemned the police on July 28 after two 18-year-old Aboriginal men were killed in a high speed car chase and another ended up in hospital.

By Renfrey Clarke

MOSCOW — On June 29, a flash flood overwhelmed a large sewage treatment plant near Kharkov, Ukraine's second-largest city. Sewage backed up, choking equipment and putting the plant out of action. Raw waste began pouring

The family farm will be superseded by agribusinesses as the basic unit of agriculture. ROGER RAVEN argues for a system of cooperatives to prevent that happening.

There is still time to save the social structure of agriculture. That being

Health workers take action for wage rises, jobs

By Kim Linden

MELBOURNE — The Health Services Union of Australia (HSUA) imposed work bans on July 27 at several hospitals in Victoria for a 14% wage claim, job security and an

European MPs' protest against Chirac

By Frances Kelly

LONDON — When French President Jacques Chirac spoke in the European parliament on July 11, he was shouted down by MPs in protest at France's resumption of nuclear tests in

Local council prosecuted

@9point = ADELAIDE — On July 24, the Kingscote district council was found guilty of contravening section 26 of the Native Vegetation Act as a result of clearing roadside vegetation on Kangaroo Island between

By Jennifer Thompson

SYDNEY — Reports in the July 29-30 Australian, which indicate that the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) has admitted that it had more than one spy in Ananda Marga at the time of the February 1978

@column = At the end of June, Green Left Weekly sent a letter to each of our subscribers. In the letter, we pointed out that the end of the financial year was approaching, and that we were behind schedule on our fundraising. We needed to draw on the

By Lisa Macdonald

"Nowadays, being green is seen as a core political value, even at the conservative end of politics", says the cover article in the July 25 issue of the Bulletin, titled "The Green Smokescreen". We are all green now, says

By Michael Garay

President Fidel Ramos opened the 10th Congress on July 24 with the executive's traditional "state of the nation address" in a joint session of the Senate and the House of Representatives. At the same time, 80,000 people

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