Visit by Turkish feminist
MELBOURNE — Around 30 women attended a meeting on May 7 with Turkish feminist and Freedom and Solidarity Party member Professor Sahika Yuksel from Istanbul University. The meeting was organised by the Immigrant

Rally to the cause of the sick
I've been overjoyed to read about the campaign against the attacks on the public service in the pages of Green Left. Finally, after 12 years of passivity from the leadership of the union movement under Labor we are

Actively Radical TV — Sydney community television's progressive current affairs producers tackle the hard issues from the activist's point of view. CTS Sydney (UHF 31), every Sunday, 4pm-7pm.
Access News — Melbourne community TV, Channel 31,

Towards Peace: A Worker's JourneyBy Phil O'BrienSHAPE, 1992. 224 pp., $5 (plus $2 postage)Reviewed by Lisa Macdonald Phil O'Brien was a soldier for six years, a waterside worker and trade unionist for 30 years and an antiwar campaigner almost all

By Judy Beishon
The recognition by the British government's own advisory committee of a possible link between BSE ("mad cow disease") and the fatal CJD in humans threw the government into panic and turmoil. For the nine years that BSE was

By Norm Dixon
The murder and conspiracy trial of apartheid-era defence minister Magnus Malan and other top military officers in the Durban Supreme Court has heard evidence that the vicious terror campaigns conducted by the "third force" against the

Unions slam maternity leave decision
BRISBANE — Unions have criticised the state government's decision, announced on May 13, to grant six weeks' paid maternity leave to women in the Queensland public service.
State Public Sector Federation

OthelloBy William ShakespeareDirected by Oliver ParkerStarring Kenneth Branagh, Laurence Fishburne, Irene JacobNow screeningReviewed by Natasha Simons Whatever your likes or prejudices regarding Shakespeare, put them away when seeing this 1995 film

ImagoBy Francesca Rendle-ShortSpinifex Press, 1996. 230 pp., $16.95Reviewed by Carla Gorton "To wait ... is in a sense to be powerless. If we grow weary of waiting, we can go on a journey." (Mary Morris, Maiden Voyages).
This epigraph introduces

May Day events organised by the Worker-Communist Party of Iraq (WCPI) and other groups, in Iraqi Kurdistan, attracted more than 200,000 people. In one city, Duhok, armed forces belonging to the Kurdish Democratic Party (KDP) attacked a May 1


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