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Deaths in custody continue By Chris Spindler The death of 28-year-old Fiona Gibbs on July 19 from an alleged hanging incident which occurred on July 17 at the Brewarrina lock-up brings the NSW total of indigenous deaths in custody to 37
Crop CirclesBy Urban Theatre ProjectsThe Performance Space, Sydney from July 24, then Newcastle Uni (Aug 8), Uni of Western Sydney, Nepean (Aug 14). Info 02 9601 8011. Review by Brendan Doyle At the Performance Space in Redfern, you're always
A short story by Craig Cormick Rod Taylor took Tippi Hedren by the hand and carefully led her out of the house. One of the seagulls pecked viciously at his ankle. Tippi Hedren froze. But Rod kept walking. He guided her past the gulls and crows
Life and deathLife and death By Brandon Astor Jones "It's commercialism gone crazy — for people to profit from something offensive like the electric chair is perverse." — Ros Brennan The Sydney Morning Herald's June 10 issue
193> and ain't i a woman? More or less equalMore or less equal "For all of us." Those fateful words heralded a sharp upturn in the suffering of most of us. Under the Howard government, women, indigenous people, immigrants, the
With a Little Help from My FriendsSuzanne CloudEncounter RecordsSend US$21 to Dreambox Media, PO Box 8132, Philadelphia, PA 19101-8132 USA. Review by Norm Dixon "If you're a female singer in jazz, you're stuck with the standards, the pretty love
Youth Against Racism launched By Simon Frew WOLLONGONG — On July 26, Youth Against Racism held its first meeting. YAR was initiated by Resistance as a broad coalition to combat the formation of Pauline Hanson's One Nation youth group. The
By Sam Wainwright BRISBANE — On July 28, the Anti-Racist Campaign (ARC) adopted a set of aims and objectives which included: "In its campaign against racism ARC will attempt to build actions that challenge the basis for racist ideas and
US youth barred from going to Cuba By Paul Howes PARIS — Around 500 young activists from the United States have been blocked by the US government from attending the 14th World Festival of Youth and Students, being held in Havana, Cuba.
By Sean Martin-Iverson PERTH — Westrail plans spend $3 million on a campaign against a small group of Aboriginal youths accused of terrorising people on Perth trains. It will increase the number of special train constables from 87 to 107 and
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 Thursday, 10pm and Saturday, 7pm. Access News — Melbourne
By Leslie Williams Yet another government anti-worker bill is to go before the next Senate sitting. Industrial relations minister Peter Reith's amendments to the Commonwealth Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (SRC) Act are aimed at