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Adela Pankhurst: The Wayward Suffragette 1885-1961By Verna ColemanMelbourne University Press, 1996. 198 pp., $19.95 (pb)Reviewed by Phil Shannon For a case study of political decay, few can match Adela Pankhurst. From militant suffragist in England
By Janet Parker SYDNEY — On October 14, CNRM Special Representative and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jose Ramos Horta issued a call on behalf of the united East Timorese resistance, including FRETILIN and UDT, for the broadest support for marches
By Michael Karadjis While the victory of the "new image" PASOK (Panhellenic Socialist Movement) of Costas Simitis in the September 22 elections confirmed and deepened Greeces capitalist integration into Europe and the Maastricht Treaty, the
By Philippa Stanford According to Scientific American in 1994, between 20-50% of women in the world are physically abused. In the USA, a woman is beaten every 18 minutes and between 22-35% of visits to emergency rooms are for injuries caused by
By Chris Martin On October 9, the Dunghutti people of northern NSW became the first Aboriginal nation to win land under native title legislation on mainland Australia. The announcement came just one day after the federal government declared its
Than who? "The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Downer, believes Australia will have to be less outspoken on human rights if it wishes to integrate more fully with East Asia." — Sydney Morning Herald, October 11. Most things are "For too many
By Stephen Marks MANAGUA — On October 16, the right-wing Liberal Alliance (AL) closed its Nicaraguan election campaign with a rally of 30,000 to 120,000 people (estimates varied). Later that day, the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN)
By Barry Healy SYDNEY — In a major victory for local residents Waterloo incinerator will close on November 23. The announcement brings to a close 31 years of controversy about the plant. Waverley and Woollahra councils, the incinerators owners,
Green Left Weekly's MAX LANE interviewed JOSE RAMOS HORTA after Horta, along with Bishop Carlos Belo, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Question: What impact will the award of the Nobel Peace Prize have? First of all, the Nobel Peace Prize has
By Max Lane In New Delhi, India on October 28 students, trade unionists and human rights activists will demonstrate outside the Indonesian embassy against the crackdown on the democratic movement and the imprisonment of activists and the leaders of
By Jennifer Thompson SYDNEY — Prisoners' and civil rights group Justice Action has condemned NSW MP Andrew Tink's new bill, introduced in parliament last week, which would give NSW police the power to detain and interrogate suspects for up to 12
By Pat Brewer CANBERRA — At a stop-work meeting on October 16, National Tertiary Education and Industry Union and Community and Public Sector Union members unanimously agreed to drop industrial bans as a sign of good faith in stalled enterprise