The federal Coalition's full-scale attack on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) for its supposed "haemorrhaging of public funds" is a cowardly and malicious act. By accusing the most oppressed sector of the population of
HecateHecateReviewed by Jen Crothers I was extremely surprised and pleased when I heard "By Myself" on the JJJ Hot 100. It came in at number 98, but that's still pretty impressive. I was surprised because it is such a political, feminist song. From
GREG ADAMSON is an ACT assistant branch secretary of the Community and Public Sector Union and a member of the Democratic Socialist Party. Green Left Weekly's JENNIFER THOMPSON spoke to him about how the union movement can resist the Howard
Enjoying Life in ChernobylSBS, Friday, April 26, 8.30pm (8pm in SA)Reviewed by Pip Hinman Danish film maker Gyda Uldall first went to Chernobyl in 1988 and recorded the devastation caused by the nuclear disaster two years earlier in When the Wind
By Sally Mitchell The Ranger uranium mine operates 220 kilometres east of Darwin, where people have lived off, and looked after, their country for tens of thousands of years. It is also within the World Heritage Area of Kakadu National Park. In
Child abuse A royal commission into the NSW police has been investigating child sex abuse since the beginning of March. This has led to the media reporting on atrocities that have occurred over the last 10 to 20 years. A former state ward
KIM COMERFORD and NICK EVERETT, from Brisbane ASIET (Action in Solidarity with Indonesia and East Timor), recently travelled to East Timor. Over 10 days they were able to observe the impact of the 20-year occupation of this nation by the Indonesian
Philippine unions prepare for challenges MANILA — The Philippine labour movement, one of the most militant in Asia, faces a government zealously pursuing a policy of economic deregulation dictated by GATT and the structural adjustment programs of
By Paul Howes and Mark Walsh SYDNEY — On April 12, more than 20 people representing a range of organisations met to organise anti-uranium mining campaign activities in Sydney. The group planned a protest action to be held outside the Energy
By Bill Mason BRISBANE Premier Rob Borbidge on April 13 threatened to call a state election over Aboriginal opposition to the huge Century Zinc mine project in the far north of the state. After a confrontation with Carpentaria Land Council


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