By Andrew Fuller Welcome to the education system. A place of socialisation into the norms of society. Please leave all your beliefs and values in the port rack. For your convenience, we have hand picked textbooks which conveniently set out
William Morris: A Life For Our TimeBy Fiona MacCarthyFaber and Faber, 1995. 780 pp., $29.95 (pb)Reviewed by Phil Shannon One reason for the continued interest in William Morris 100 years after his death is the relevance this great 19th century artist
By Pip Hinman SYDNEY — As the horse trading for preferences in the March 2 election starts up, conservationists have called for green and progressive parties and independents to swap preferences to ensure that neither of the major parties gains an
By Renfrey Clarke MOSCOW — For large numbers of Russians who grew up during the 1970s, the tunnel at Severomuysk, east of Lake Baikal in Siberia, remains an icon of their youth. The Severomuysk project was vigorously propagandised during the later
By Bronwyn Powell SYDNEY With the resumption of school for this year, several thousand students across NSW found themselves having to walk to and from school, or to fork out money each day for a bus fare, because of the state Labor government's cut
With preparations under way for International Women's Day, 1996, we are reminded of the demands of the women's movement over the decades. In the 1970s, women were demanding free, 24-hour child-care services for all. Two decades later, a large number
By Allen Myers Surfing the internet recently, I was amazed — even surprised — when my computer appeared to fall into a time warp and began spewing out news reports from the future. Following is a selection from those reports. February 6, 1996:*
The 1996 federal election is the first major opportunity for the Australian Greens to present themselves as a serious, nationwide alternative to the major parties. On February 7, Green Left Weekly's MARGARET GLEESON caught up with the Greens'
By Bill Mason BRISBANE — "The right to vote should be extended to 16 and 17 year-olds", Zanny Begg, the Democratic Socialist candidate for the seat of Brisbane in the March 2 federal election, said in response to the launch of Paul Keating's youth
By Tim Gooden CANBERRA — Frustration and anger at the Carnell minority government's approach to industrial relations has led to thousands of union members walking off the job throughout the public sector. Hundreds of students and white collar and


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