By Paul Glenning EMERALD, Qld — In the face of company goons posing as security guards, miners at ARCO's Gordonstone mine have had a small win. Management has been forced to back off from the more blatant intimidation and harassment it has used
The Birthday PartyBy Harold PinterDirected by Michael GowWith Ralph Cotterill, Jerome Ehlers, Sacha Horler, Gillian Jones, Colin Moody, Don ReidCompany BBelvoir St Theatre, Sydney, until November 30 Review by Allen Myers The two entire back walls
By James Vassilopoulos "Historic strike wave defies penal system: the long struggle of Australia's organised workers against insidious Arbitration laws devised to steal away their only truly defensive weapon — the strike — has exploded into
Indonesia: anti-Suharto protests grow A few Australian foreign correspondents in Jakarta, such as the Sydney Morning Herald's Louise Williams, are writing about "the mood turning" in Indonesia. Green Left Weekly asked MAX LANE, national
20 years of Reclaim the Night By Marina Carman and Jennifer Thompson The number of brutal attacks on women in recent weeks serves as another reminder of the sexism that not only encourages individual men to lash out, but which permeates all
By Peter Gellert MEXICO CITY — A week after Mexico's worst storm in recorded history, the country's Pacific coast has barely started picking itself out of the rubble and destruction left in the wake of Hurricane Paulina. The hurricane lashed the
CPSU officialdom In the lead-up to the 24-hour strike on October 17 by CPSU members in Telstra, the actions of the Northern Territory branch officials in Darwin revealed a sad state of affairs in the trade union movement. The week before the
Dispute over ABC TV restructure By Kath Gelber SYDNEY — ABC TV technical staff have been involved in an ongoing dispute over restructuring as federal government budget cuts begin to take effect. In a bid to restructure ABC TV and radio into
By Kylie Moon and Sarah Stephen Earlier this century, rape was something nobody talked about. If your husband forced himself upon you, it was your duty as a wife to comply. If you were raped by someone you didn't know, you were likely to be
International campaign to free Nigerian unionists The International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Unions launched a campaign of "targeted action" on October 20 against Nigerian oil exports to win the release of detained
Updates WOLLONGONG — On October 18, Resistance held a Rock Against Racism at the Ukrainian Centre. A crowd of about 150 saw a line-up of Nabilone, Navelgraveyard, Second, Tank o' piss, Zero Tolerance, Frontside and Dunce, and DJs Sam and
Lying for life and death By Brandon Astor Jones "The Social Contract is nothing more or less than a vast conspiracy of human beings to lie to and humbug themselves and one another for the general good. Lies are the mortar that binds the
News briefs BRISBANE — The Queensland government last week waived an environmental impact statement for developer Keith Williams' expansion of his Cardwell resort development on the doorstep of the World Heritage-listed Hinchinbrook Island. The
By Marina Cameron Pauline Hanson's One Nation party has found at least one young person interested in helping drive its racist politics. At the first annual general meeting of One Nation in Brisbane on October 4, 22-year-old Vanessa Stewart was
By Deepa Fernandes HAVANA — "Revolutionary ideas will live on as long as there are revolutionaries, patriots and noble hearts, as long as there are people who carry within them the finest human virtues", Cuban President Fidel Castro told the
Sub UrbiaDirected by Richard LinklaterCastle Rock EntertainmentOpens on October 23 Review by Marina Cameron This latest film by Richard Linklater (Slacker, Dazed and Confused), based on the play of the same name by Eric Bogosian, is another


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