During the recent coalition negotiations between the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Christian Social Union (CSU) and the Free Democratic Party (FDP), one of the demands made by the FDP — and agreed to by the conservative parties — was that
By Dave Mizon MELBOURNE — As part of the settlement to the Hoechst dispute, a Health and Safety Review Committee was set up to investigate the problem of DCB (dichlorobenzene) contamination. The committee was made up of an independent consultant
Bob Hawke, watching cricket in Perth on February 2, decided to perform a major foreign policy somersault and campaign to have international sanctions against the South Africa's white-minority regime phased out. Labor has now openly joined forces with
"That man over there say that women needs to be helped into carriages, and lifted over ditches, and to have the best place everywhere. Nobody ever helps me into carriages, or over mud puddles or gives me any best place! And ain't I a woman? Look at
This is the first issue of Green Left. Many individuals made this issue possible by writing articles, letters, poems, drawing cartoons, taking photographs, designing graphics and layout. But there is room for many more people to become part of the GL
By Helen Jarvis SYDNEY — On January 25, Donna Burns died tragically, just three days before she was to leave for Cambodia on assignment for the trade union aid organisation APHEDA for which she worked as Asia Pacific project officer. Many
By Kevin Healy This week we're privileged to have access to the news reports of those great allies and buddies, the CIA and ASIO ... "Good morning. This is the CIA-ASIO exclusive news service, and leading the news this morning, mopping-up
War fever is having a direct impact on Arabs throughout the Western world. In Britain, "national security" provisions have been activated which allow for the detaining and deportation of resident Arabs. More than 170 people, many of them opponents
Farewell Perestroika: A Soviet Chronicle By Boris Kagarlitsky Verso. 1990. $29.95. Reviewed by Sally Low That the reform process in the Soviet Union is currently under threat can be read in just about any Western newspaper you choose to pick


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