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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

By Bill Mason

BRISBANE — Factional warfare has begun inside the Queensland Labor Party following the final declaration of the state election, which the ALP won by a bare one seat.

In a bitter row over cabinet selection, the

Japanese government punished for air pollution

By Eva Cheng

In a landmark court ruling on July 5, the Japanese government and its Hanshin Expressway Public Corporation were ordered to pay 65 million yen to 18 victims — some of

The truth about the bomb

Summer of the bomb

SBS, Sunday, August 6, 8.30pm (8 South Australia)

Previewed by Jennifer Thompson

This documentary will be aired on the 50th anniversary of the US Air Force dropping the

Trading Hazards: the export of toxic waste to the Third World

By Karen Medica

Research and Policy Unit, World Vision Australia, 1995

Reviewed by Lisa Macdonald

Trading Hazards is the second monograph in an "Issues in Global

By Lewina Jackson and Miguel Troncoso

SYDNEY — Committees in Solidarity with Latin America and the Caribbean (CISLAC) traditionally holds an event at this time of the year to celebrate the Nicaraguan Revolution and the attack on the

@column = 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.

@column = UN redefines

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