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The family farm will be superseded by agribusinesses as the basic unit of agriculture.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
@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
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
By Eva Cheng In 1963, when the United States, the Soviet Union and Britain announced their plans to stop atmospheric nuclear tests, the French governor of Tahiti claimed, "Not a single particle of radioactive fallout [from France's pending
Sex work decriminalisation defeated By Penny Saunders ADELAIDE — The Brindal bills to decriminalise prostitution were defeated in the SA parliament on July 27, by a vote of 16-28. Sex workers will continue their
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
Miranda By Stephen Sewell East Coast Theatre Company Directed by Joseph Uchitel With Peter Phelps, Dee Smart and Julian Leather Wharf Theatre, Sydney, until August 19 Reviewed by Allen Myers For my money,

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