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By Peter Boyle Any day now, a decision in the boardroom of the ANZ bank could leave most of the mass media in Australia in the hands of two powerful and wealthy men — Rupert Murdoch (archenemy of British print workers and readers with taste) and
By Steve Painter Broken Hill residents have called for a clean-up of the city after blood tests on local children revealed dangerous levels of lead, one of the major minerals in the rich ore body that gives the city its life in the arid far west
QGN discusses waste dumps By Bill Mason BRISBANE — Plans are proceeding rapidly to implement the Rochedale super-dump, intended to dispose of this city's rubbish for a 30-year minimum period, Glenys Head of the Southside Action Group told a
MELBOURNE — At a 2000-strong October 25 rally to protest media monopolisation, former prime ministers Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser joined Democrat ex-leader Janet Powell and Trades Hall Council secretary John Halfpenny and others to object to
By Louise Anike Until my mid-50s, I called myself a middle aged or mid-life woman. But where is middle aged? One woman said middle age is when you suddenly find that your parents are old, your kids are grown up and you haven't changed. As each
By Neville Spencer Twenty months after his "arrest" on drug trafficking charges, Manuel Noriega's trial is under way in Miami, but it is much more than Noriega's future that is at stake. The defence case largely revolves around the allegation
By Renfrey Clarke MOSCOW — Russian President Boris Yeltsin appears to have blocked local authority elections called by the Russian parliament for December 8. In its October 16 issue, the liberal Independent Newspaper reported that a
Terminator 2 Directed by James Cameron Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton Reviewed by David Nerlich Okay, so we know Arnie is a Republican, which most readers of this paper might consider sufficient for him to burn in hell for ...
By Sean Malloy Palestine Liberation Organisation leader Yasser Arafat has called for an Arab summit to work out a coordinated negotiating position at the Middle East peace conference which opens in Madrid on October 30. The US-organised
By Peter Annear PRAGUE — When 400 peace campaigners set out at the end of September in buses on the road from Trieste through Croatia, Vojvodina, Serbia and Bosnia-Hercegovina to Sarajevo, they made a small breach in the war mentality that has

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