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By Sean Healy The July 24 and 28 actions by secondary students against Pauline Hanson's One Nation has given a new lease of life to all those angered by the rise of racism in Australia. But it has also outraged Hanson supporters (open or covert),
Davids workers call for union and community support By James Vassilopoulos About 25 minutes' drive west of the Sydney CBD lies the suburb of Silverwater. Here is one of the two sites of the dispute between the National Union of Workers and
A spectre is haunting Hanson The recent national high school walkout against racism has rattled Pauline Hanson and her One Nation chums. According to Hanson and minder David Oldfield, the action organised by the socialist youth organisation
Editorial: The costs of corporatisation On July 30, nine days after the parasites giardia and cryptosporidium were first detected in Sydney's water supply, all the city's residents were informed that their tap water was unsafe to drink. Despite a
Mirrar elder wins international prize By Rebecca Meckelburg Yvonne Margarula, Mirrar elder and traditional owner of the land the Jabiluka mine is being built on, has been awarded a $10,000 anti-nuclear prize. According to Jacqui Katona,
News briefs Abortion charges dropped PERTH — Six months ago, Dr Victor Chan and Dr Hoh Peng Lee were charged under WA's Criminal Code for performing an abortion. They faced 14 years in jail. On July 30, the Director of Public Prosecutions, John
$500,000 Anti-racist Campaign Fund launched Dear Green Left reader, While many of us are angered and worried by the growth of the racist right wing in Australia, it is also clear that an effective challenge to it is possible. On July 24 and 28,
Jabiluka: don't miss it @photo caption = Progressive film-maker David Bradbury's powerful film documenting the dispossession of Aboriginal people and the destruction of parts of Kakadu National Park by uranium mining is finally to be shown on
Loose cannons Right people "I made the appointments myself on the principle of putting the right people in the right jobs." — Keizo Obuchi, Japan's new prime minister and Liberal Democratic Party leader, after naming to the LDP's three top jobs
For all of us John Winston Howard (MHR), Bennelong: I don't know about you lot, but I reckon the little man has been taxed enough. The little man has had enough of working for the government; he's had enough of seeing his income being got at by
By Sarah Harris Parramatta — The NSW Greens launched five western Sydney candidates' federal election campaigns at a meeting of 30 people on July 23. Greens Senate candidates John Sutton and Kath Moore said the Greens were an alternative to One
One Nation is racist: the evidence Hanson can't deny By Sue Boland Whenever journalists question Pauline Hanson, David Oldfield or David Ettridge about the racist views of the One Nation party, they respond by saying, "I'm not a racist. Name one