By Justin Randell PERTH — On March 21, Metrobus drivers here refused to collect fares in protest against the Court government's unfair treatment of the public carrier in the competitive tendering process for the metropolitan bus service.
By Norm Dixon The giant US car maker General Motors has been forced virtually to cease production after workers at GM's parts plants in Ohio began strike action to protect jobs from "outsourcing". Twenty-four out of GM's 29 assembly plants in
By Sarah Harris SYDNEY — Eighty delegates of the NSW Department of Social Security sector of the Community and Public Service Union (CPSU) attended the sector's annual meeting here on March 7-8. Union organisers warned the meeting of impending
"As Republican women who have been imprisoned for our beliefs, we feel that the struggle for national liberation cannot be wholly separated from the struggle for the complete equality of women. Despite the fact that women are not accepted as equals
Sometime in our lives, many of us will make a trip overseas. Perhaps it will be for political reasons, family reasons, or simply to see something different. Whatever your reason, why not take Green Left along for the ride? Green Left Weekly is
By Iggy Kim In the face of a propaganda offensive by the major parties, the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the establishment media for the election of a "stable" government, the Tasmanian Greens lost of one of their five seats
By Norm Dixon Women attempting to celebrate International Women's Day in Labasa, on the smaller of Fiji's two main islands, Vanua Levu, had their permission to march revoked by the district officer. The Labasa Women's Forum (LWF), had earlier
By Roberto Jorquera Whilst the United States escalates its economic blockade of Cuba, the Cuban government's national budget for 1996 continues to prioritise the needs of the population. Though 1995 was another extremely difficult year for
By Michel Fiant [This editorial, from the weekly newspaper of Alternative Rouge et Verte, follows a spate of round-ups and expulsions of North Africans in France. Translation for Green Left Weekly by Brendan Doyle.) The government informs us

Since supporters of President Boris Yeltsin were routed in parliamentary elections in December, Russians have been faced with the prospect that their next president may be Gennady Zyuganov, leader of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF).

The Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) based in Chiapas, Mexico, has issued a call for an international conference from July 27 to August 3, the "First Intercontinental Gathering For Humanity and Against Neo-liberalism". It has also
By Ita Breduauer BRISBANE — The March 28 national day of action against voluntary student unionism here will begin at noon in King George Square, with a march to Parliament House. There will also be live entertainment on the Kidney Lawn at
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