Not so New LadsNot so New Lads "The modern young man is changing. Well-trained in the skill of pleasing women, he's discovering the benefits of pleasing himself. He's a New Lad, and he's ready to kick the SNAG and the Bloke out of women's
By Susan Price MELBOURNE — The opening two months ago of a bookshop run by the extreme right-wing organisation National Action has sparked a broad community campaign to drive them out of the area. Fawkner is a working-class, migrant suburb on
By Sean Healy With banners proclaiming their allegiance to "socialism, feminism, democracy and unionism", and newsletters declaring the need to "educate, agitate, organise", the National Organisation of Labor Students tried to make a big splash
International Women's Day '97 Thousands of women and male supporters rallied and marched on March 8 against the attacks on women's rights. Rallies around the country heard speakers representing Aboriginal people, migrants, trade unionists, young
Have gun, will travel Have gun, will travel Executive Options is a bona fide business corporation involved in the security industry. We are a reputable firm, not gung ho cowboys. — Despite impressions. We were contracted
EvitaDirected by Alan ParkerStarring Madonna, Antonio Banderos and Jonathon PriceNow showing in all major cinemas Review by Paul Howes Evita, based on a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, is another Hollywood flop. There is really
New attack on public sector workers By James Vassilopoulos Minister for industrial relations Peter Reith has escalated the government's attack on public sector workers by allowing departments to introduce Australian Workplace Agreements or
Student protest shuts down meeting By Jo Williams MELBOURNE — Sixty angry students occupied the Law building at Melbourne University on March 3 and shut down a university council meeting. The meeting was set to vote on the university's
ANZ to sack hundreds By James Vassilopoulos Esanda, the financial services arm of the ANZ Bank, plans to sack 700 workers — a 40% of its work force. Esanda has been undertaking an 18-month review to restructure and cut costs. Some of
By Adam Hanieh On February 26, the Israeli government announced the future construction of 2600 housing units between East Jerusalem and Bethlehem on Mount Abu Ghneim. These units will be built for Jewish settlers as part of the continuing
Hindmarsh Island bridge inquiries By Richard Owen Environment, Resources and Development Committee Inquiry (1993) An open inquiry that recommended: that the bridge be stopped and the ferry service upgraded; the development of a
Bougainville pickets @body intro =— "Withdraw the PNG army from Bougainville. Lift the blockade. No mercenaries to Bougainville. Open up Queensland hospitals for Bougainville victims of the war." These were the demands raised by an emergency