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By Jennifer Thompson SYDNEY — The 50th anniversary of the UN General Assembly's partition of Palestine into Arab and Jewish states was marked here with a public forum on November 29 which linked the dispossession of Palestinians and Aboriginal
Diabolical forces Do you know what I think ...? No. I do not. I think we're slowing dying. You, me and everyone else are on the way out. How do you figure that? Look at this weather. It's hot and so very unusual for this time of year.
Greens to contest Sutherland by-election SYDNEY — Following the resignation of Liberal Chris Downey, south Sydney residents go to a state by-election on December 20 for the seat of Sutherland. Both the Liberal and Labor candidates are likely to
By Nikki Ulasowski CANBERRA — At the unveiling of the "national Christmas tree" here on December 3, activists chanted "No to the racist 10-point plan" throughout PM John Howard's speech. A red-faced Howard persisted, even though he was drowned
By Marce Cameron MELBOURNE— Forty owner-drivers sacked by the courier firm IPEC have set up a picket line at the company's Campbellfield distribution depot demanding to be reinstated. The dispute began when clerical workers at the depot, who are
By Sean Healy MELBOURNE — Attended by more than 100 people from across Australia, a national education conference, organised jointly by the Student Unionism Network and the National Union of Students, was held here on November 29-30. In addition
Last issue for 1997 This issue of Green left Weekly is the last for 1997. Publication will resume on January 14 next year. We wish all our supporters a happy summer break and thank you for your contributions and solidarity over the last year.
Sam King ADELAIDE — "In view of the negative health, environmental, social, cultural and economic effects arising from the uranium industry, the select panel of the Public Inquiry Into Uranium recommends that the uranium industry be phased out as
At last, the truth "The other thing I'd like to stress is the fulsome commitment of my government to the process of reconciliation." — Prime Menzies John Howard in his "speech to the nation" on the Wik legislation. Memo to a speech writer
Alliance readies for next election By Max Lane AUCKLAND — Two hundred and twenty-five delegates from more than 60 branches of the New Zealand Alliance and more than 75 observers packed a conference hall over November 28-29 to prepare for the
Israeli workers strike 'until further notice' Some 700,000 Israeli workers walked off the job on December 3 in a general strike that will continue "until further notice". Among the wide range of sectors hit by the strike are oil refineries, gas
Concert for miners' struggles By Paul Oboohov CANBERRA — The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union held a fundraising concert here on November 29 for the Hunter Valley No. 1 and Gordonstone miners. The miners are in bitter struggles