Actively Radical TV — Community television's progressive current affairs program tackles the hard issues from the activist's point of view. CTS Sydney (UHF 31), every Friday, 10.30pm. Movie Matinee: Curfew (1993) — The stressful routine of
The "ranaways" colour themselves, Scooping saffron and silver and copper-green From the old shell casings, forgotten on mantle-pieces Sparkle shims on their Tungus hair, knotted strong, They brown their feet in the mud dust,
By Tyrion Perkins [From June 28 to July 21, 13 people from Australia visited Nicaragua on a work-study brigade. This is the second article based on the brigade's experiences.] While the FSLN prepares for the elections in 1996, the political
The September 8 Financial Review carried a front-page story celebrating the recent financial success of paper pulp companies. It seems that over the last year, most of them have been able to turn modest returns, or in some cases even losses, into
Peter Montague People calling themselves "conservatives" in Congress are preparing to flay US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) scientists for the agency's four-year effort to determine the true hazards of dioxin. Dioxin is a highly toxic
By Tamara Desiatov PERTH — Up to 200 TAFE teachers, students and supporters rallied here on September 6 after three days of statewide strike action called by TAFE members of the State School Teachers Union (SSTUWA). The action was supported
By Lisa Macdonald Within hours of the Chirac government's detonation of the nuclear test at Moruroa on September 6, anti-nuclear protesters around the world condemned the move and warned of the disastrous environmental and health consequences.
By Lolo Houbein Recently I returned from my second visit to Tibet. The situation was much deteriorated. Not only are the main streets, Barkhor market and Jokhang temple in Lhasa under constant surveillance through cameras hung from the eaves of
By Rurik Davidson PERTH — The Murdoch University administration is attempting to force the student guild to retract the latest issue of its newspaper Metior. It is threatening to cancel the leases for all the amenities run by the guild, in
During the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, attention has been focused on, among other issues, persisting economic inequalities between women and men. They seem incongruous to some, given the improvements that have been made to women's
SYDNEY — A march to commemorate the death, 12 years ago, of John Pat, who was killed in the west Pilbara town of Roebourne, Western Australia, will take place on September 23. This annual event also serves as a reminder that Aboriginal deaths in
Following are excerpts from a speech outlining the "personal viewpoint" of the soon to be confirmed national president of the ACTU, Jennie George, presented to the Teachers Federation in 1982. This speech, titled "Why the draft ACTU-ALP 'Social
A humane look at inhumanitBlackrockWritten by Nick EnrightPerformed by the Sydney Theatre CompanyThe Wharf, SydneyUntil October 14Reviewed by Lisa Macdonald One summer night at a party on Blackrock beach, a 15-year-old women is brutally raped and
Darwin uranium shipment delayeBy Tom Flanagan DARWIN — Anti-nuclear protests have influenced Energy Resources Australia, the operator of Ranger uranium mine, to delay a scheduled shipment of uranium ore. On September 7 the mine's general
By Jennifer Thompson "We have to follow through on our commitment to protect Sarajevo and the other (UN-designated) safe areas", President Clinton said last week. "We cannot allow more innocent civilians to die there. This war has to end by
By Chantal Wynter MELBOURNE — In the first week of September tram workers held a series of stop-work meetings to vote on an enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA) proposed by the Public Transport Union. The EBA consisted of 10 conditions to be


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