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Courage Under FireDirected by Edward ZwickWith Denzil Washington, Meg Ryan and Lou Diamond PhillipsReviewed by Norm Dixon The build-up to the release of Courage Under Fire made much of the US military's refusal to cooperate with its production. The
Practising Feminism: Identity, Difference, PowerEdited by Nickie Charles and Felicia Hughes-FreelandRoutledge, 1996. 228 pp., $36.95 (pb)Reviewed by Carla Gorton I was drawn to Practising Feminism by its claim to be "an important contribution to the
By Renfrey Clarke MOSCOW — "Russia's Federal Security Service [FSB] said yesterday that it had observed all relevant legal norms in its arrest and detainment of Alexander Nikitin", an Itar-Tass report on September 11 stated blandly. The security
LifeDirected by Lawrence JohnstonReviewed by Vanessa Sparrow Lawrence Johnston's Life is a stark yet compassionate film. Based on the 1991 play Containment (written by lead actor John Brumpton), it is ostensibly about a group of male prisoners,
By Dr Kamala Emanuel Doctors in the NSW public hospital system are preparing to take industrial action over changes to Medicare announced in the federal budget. The changes would deny Medicare provider numbers to about a third of new doctors each
By Paul Howes After several successful walkouts, secondary students in Melbourne and Sydney have decided to set up unions to campaign against education funding cuts and other issues affecting secondary students. The Sydney union, the United
Save our ABC: The Case for Maintaining Australia's National BroadcasterEdited by M. Fraser & Joseph O'Reilly$10.00 from Friends of the ABC in each state: GPO Box 4065MM Melbourne 3001; PO Box 1391 North Sydney 2059; 7 Grantley Ave Rostrevor 5073; 344
By Steven Katsineris Ariel Sharon has re-entered the government of Israel. Sharon is minister of national infrastructure, which includes energy, land management, railways, roads, mines, water and settlement roads in what Israel calls the
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