Brazil Carnival of the Oppressed: Lula and the Brazilian Workers' PartyBy Sue Branford and Bernardo KucinskiLatin American Bureau, 1995. 120 pp.Reviewed by Roberto Jorquera Since its formation in August 1980, the Brazilian Workers' Party (PT) has

The Cutting Edge: The RaidSBS TelevisionTuesday, October 3, 8.30pm (8 SA)Reviewed by Jenny Long The debate around flag burning, and the implicit questioning of the rights of East Timorese to demonstrate against the Indonesian occupation of their

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Programs of interest on Sydney

British Labour: what's new and what isn't TONY BENN has been one of the most important figures of progressive politics in postwar Britain. He became a member of parliament under the government of Clement Attlee, and is likely to remain one under Tony

By Anthony Benbow

Three hundred meatworkers at the Harvey Abattoir, 100 kilometres south of Perth, have been on strike since September 19. Harvey Abattoir is owned by E.G. Green & Sons, one of WA's biggest meat processing and export companies.

By Jason Cornelius with Max Watts

The report of another massacre of native Papuans near Hoea village in the Fak-Fak district of West Papua has again troubled Australian relations with Indonesia. Alleged human rights violations have, apparently,

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Helen Darville-Demidenko identity

By Jennifer Thompson

The ACTU and federal government have announced that they will appeal against a non-union enterprise flexibility agreement between the Tweed Valley Fruit Processors and their approximately 45 employees. The federal Coalition

By Rob Heller

MELBOURNE — A CES service was closed here last week in the midst of a national industrial dispute between Community and Public Sector Union members and the federal Department of Employment, Education and Training over staff cuts.

By Tony Iltis

CANBERRA — Proceedings at the ACT Legislative Assembly were disrupted on September 22 by public sector workers angry at the large job losses and cuts to community services in the first budget of Kate Carnell's minority Liberal


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