Newcastle students organise By Alex Bainbridge NEWCASTLE — Student activists have organised two important actions in the last few weeks. Around 1000 people came along to "The Big Noise" — a political concert and festival — on August
Anti-racist public meeting By Veronica Lee MELBOURNE —"Stand strong against racism: Building the movement against Howard and Hanson" was the theme of a public meeting organised by Campaign Against Racism (CAR) on August 13. Speakers
Brazilian environmentalists oppose hunting law By Barry Healy The Brazilian environment organisation Ecopantanal is asking for help to oppose a new hunting law in the state of Mato Grosso. The law creates private hunting parks and permits
By Boris Kagarlitsky MOSCOW — Why should Yeltsin want to bury Lenin? Rhetoric aside, this question has a quite literal meaning. For more than 70 years, the body of the first Soviet leader has lain embalmed and on public display in a mausoleum
Promises not kept By A.V. Krebs "White House Subdued on NAFTA's Impact" (Washington Post), "U.S. Report to Congress Nafta Benefits Are Modest" (New York Times), "NAFTA deemed a moderate success" (USA Today), "Nafta Is Good for U.S., White
Regular readers of Green Left Weekly will be aware of our extensive coverage of developments in the struggle for democracy in the Asia Pacific region. From its beginning six years ago, Green Left has placed particular importance on this region,
Boycott Reflex copy paper By Trevor Coon Amcor Ltd (Australian Paper) is the largest domestic user of woodchips in Australia. Its signature brands, Reflex and Copyright, consist of virgin eucalypt fibres. The overwhelming majority of this
Government allows US ballistic missile testing The Australian government has agreed to cooperate with the US government in "Project Dundee" — ground to air Terrier missile tests off the coast of Western Australia. "These tests could threaten
Greenpeace condemns incinerator plans for Lebanon By Barry Healy Greenpeace's Mediterranean office has condemned plans to build a waste incinerator in southern Lebanon. Lebanese officials have confirmed a that an unidentified German company
By James Vassilopoulos On August 13, the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) recommended to the Hunter Valley miners to continue negotiations and not resume their strike, following a recommendation by Justice Alan Boulton of


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