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By Phil Hearse In the 1970s, the British left was faced with the re-emergence of fascism on a significant scale — in the form of the National Front and a deepening of the racist offensive against black and immigrant workers by the state. This
By Norm Dixon On June 18, the National Party Senate leader, Ron Boswell, rose in parliament to expose Pauline Hanson's links with some of the most extreme far-right and racist elements on the Australian political spectrum — the
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,
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 Peter Montague An eye-opening new book describes the nearly complete failure of all our attempts to regulate the behaviour of the chemical corporations. Toxic Deception, by Dan Fagin and Marianne Lavelle, is subtitled "How the Chemical
Most people will have read the recent reports of how Microsoft chairperson Bill Gates has had his personal net worth soar over US$40 billion. He certainly knows how to make money. Consider that he made this money in the 22 years or so since Microsoft
By Nick Everett Negotiations are under way over an agreement to cover staff employed in the federal government's new Commonwealth services delivery agency (CSDA), Centrelink. Centrelink, to be launched in September, will replace the Department
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
BogartBy A.M. Sperber and Eric LaxWeidenfeld & Nicolson, 1997. 676 pp., $39.95 (hb) Review by Phil Shannon Humphrey Bogart's movie portrayal of the tough guy with the soft centre, the cynic who is capable of idealism, has made him one of the
20 hurt in Brazil land clash @9point intro = Twenty members of Brazil's homeless movement were wounded by bullets on August 8 when 530 shock troops of Brasilia's militarised police moved to evict more than 16,000 squatters living in tents in an
'Fight Racism!' conference By Jo Brown SYDNEY — The "Fight Racism!" conference in Sydney on September 27-28 will be an opportunity for young people and anti-racism activists to discuss the history of racism, the nature of racism today and
Liverpool dockers Congratulations on the excellent article by James Vassilopoulos on the Liverpool dockers' strike. Last month, Mairi and I were in Britain and we attended a most inspiring meeting in Liverpool of about 50 women of all ages