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The new parliament house em = By Subhash Jaireth em = (translated from the Hindi) First the hill was cut with explosives bulldozers and perforators. Then her brown wound was stuffed with iron stones and glass. Then her
By Steve Painter History is against the Serbian-dominated Yugoslav government in its attempt to hold the federation together by force of arms. While the federal army was able to roll through Slovenia and seize control of border posts and key
CANBERRA — Welfare rights groups here hope to throw a spanner in the works of the Newstart scheme. The scheme requires unemployed people who have been on benefits for 12 months to sign agreements which CES officers decide are reasonable. If
By Steve Painter SYDNEY — After a campaign that almost resulted in his election to the NSW upper house, Ian Cohen is optimistic about the future of the green electoral movement. "I feel quite confident at the next state election we'll get
By Phil Shannon NASA probably didn't intend it, but those early space flight pictures of "Spaceship Earth" galvanised an environmental consciousness and movement. As the astronomer Carl Sagan put it, many environmental activists were "stimulated
SYDNEY — The Road Traffic Authority is planning to make changes to the current traffic rules for King Street, Newtown, which increase the volume and speed of traffic and kill the small businesses and atmosphere of the area. More than 100 people
Stonewall Day WA By Leon Harrison PERTH — One hundred and fifty gays and lesbians celebrated Stonewall Day June 29 with a vocal and lively march. Chants included "We're queer, we're here, and we're not going shopping!". The rally ended at
Story and photo by Steve Painter SYDNEY — Paddler for peace Sharon Gibson spent an anxious hour trapped between a French warship and the pier at Garden Island dockyard on June 24. Sharon exchanged friendly banter with the crew after her kayak
Silliest question of the week "Does the Canberra press gallery run Australia?" — cover headline on B.A. Santamaria's News Weekly. It was the premier's "The fire was distinguished by police before two fire trucks ... arrived." — Sydney
The media and the ALP conference After it was all over, the Financial Review spoke its mind on last week's ALP national conference: "The most striking image of this conference was that of a vacuum, of weariness, of a political party too long in

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