What! Me worry?@column head = What! Me worry? Now there's something you wouldn't have credited. Here I was thinkin' that I could see the light at the end of the tunnel. All those years I spent hopin' the good times would visit us again,
By James Vassilopoulos Thousands of jobs will be lost as a result of the federal budget. The public service will be savaged, with 16,500 jobs cut. Last year 11,200 public servants jobs were cut. This should put to rest claims by media
Socialism and the struggle for the rights of lesbians and gay menNew Course, 1997. 47 pp., $5. Review by Rebecca Meckelburg The release of this pamphlet, containing a resolution from the 1995 national conference of the Democratic Socialist
A short story by Craig Cormick I had just reached the outskirts of Canberra when I saw the hitchhiker. Standing by the side of the Federal Highway. Thumb out. I had a quick look at him, ready to look away again. But he held my interest. He
Contemporary dance highlights escapist myth By Fiona Carnes and Kevin L'Huillier HOBART — Tasmania was treated to a contemporary dance double bill between May 7 and 10 in the Peacock Theatre. Looking for Flowers opened the show by
John Howard's 'feminist'John Howard's 'feminist' The Sydney Morning Herald on April 26 ran a full-page article, titled "Right on, sister", about Pru Goward — "feminist" (printed in block letters under her name) and new head of the
By Sarah Peart In response to Pauline Hanson's racist lies and bigotry, her vehement attacks on Aborigines and migrants and the launching of her One Nation Party, Resistance has stepped up its campaign against racism. It has decided that
By Renfrey Clarke MOSCOW — If you're going to Ukraine this summer, be sure to take a change of lead underwear. To judge by recent developments in the country's nuclear power industry, you might well need it. Not only have negotiations with
Sinn Féin welcomes election On May 15, Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams welcomed the end to months of speculation about the general election in the 26 counties, saying "Sinn Féin looks forward to contesting this election and
Abstudy, university funding slashed By Sarah Peart The news for students from the federal budget is again bad. The major new attack is a $40 million cut to Abstudy, the allowance paid to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. This
Internationalism highlighted at Labor Notes Conference By Barry Sheppard DETROIT — Worker fights back against the neo-liberal capitalist offensive were a major theme at the ninth biennial conference of Labor Notes, held over the
The Governor's FamilyBy Beatrix ChristianDirected by Neil ArmfieldCast: Aaron Blabey, Arthur Dignam, David Field, Gillian Jones, Jacqueline McKenzie, Urshula YovichCompany B, at the Belvoir Street Theatre, Sydney, until June 15. Review by Allen