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Events that shook the world By James Vassilopoulos "Besides the organised and peaceful demonstrations there were many of a different kind — tumultuous, ardent, violent, anarchical, drawing in hundreds of thousands, even millions of participants
... and ain't I a woman?: Different methods, same message The sniper-style murder of another US abortion provider confirms the systematic nature of the recent campaigns by North American anti-choice fanatics to deny women access to abortion
Sweet as nectar, intoxicating as tsipouro IntoxicationThe haBiBisLarrikin through FestivalXylouris EnsembleSelf-titledHi-Gloss Records/MDS Review by James Vassilopoulos Advances in music are often the result of migrations: people leaving their
By Renfrey Clarke ANZHERO-SUDZHENSK, Russia — The Soviet system had a way of playing cruel jokes on this coal-mining centre in the Kuzbass industrial region of Siberia. One such malign whim was to locate the city administration building hard by
Face Value Look at it this way.Wrinkles are for usenot smoothing out.If I were going to placein a capsule for possiblealiens, a filmed faceto depict the human femalewould I choosean infant with trulylovely womb-washed eyesbut little else?While that
The rise and fall of a porn star Homme Fatale: the Joey Stefano StoryWith Shane C. RodrigoWednesday-Saturday, 9.30pm, and Sunday, 5pm, until November 8Lion Theatre, AdelaidePart of the Feast Lesbian and Gay Cultural Festival Review by Katie
East Timor: the survivors speak out Speaking for the DeadHayman TheatrePerformed at PICA, Perth, October 17 Review by Rebekah Honey A group of people chatting inconsequentially was the deceptively mundane start to Speaking for the Dead. The
Is this you? The photo shown here was taken by Leigh Howlett at the Hiroshima Day march in Sydney in 1992. The Historic Houses Trust of NSW would like to use the image to promote an upcoming exhibition on the environmental protest movement, but it
By Dick Nichols In early October, when Italy's Olive Tree coalition government of Romano Prodi lost a confidence motion by one vote because the Party of Communist Refoundation (PRC) withdrew its support (and split in the process), most observers
Gordonstone mine sold to Rio Tinto By Bill Mason BRISBANE — Mining union leaders have warned of further industrial unrest at the Gordonstone coal mine in central Queensland, following the sale of 80% of the mine to the world's largest mining
Safety fears as Shell 'downsizes' work force Safety fears as Shell 'downsizes' work force By Rupen Savoulian SYDNEY — The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) says that Shell management's plans to reduce the work force at
Resistance to launch magazine in Green Left By Sean Healy Resistance is to have a new five-page magazine each week within Green Left Weekly, beginning next issue. Green Left Weekly's back cover and four pages inside will be made available to
Candid "I candidly express my surprise and dismay at the information showing that kids are being exploited on a widespread basis." — NSW attorney-general Jeff Shaw, before admitting that the state government will not legislate against
Kumarangk campaign to screen McLibel ADELAIDE — The Kumarangk Legal Defence Fund is to present McLibel, a remarkable documentary about British campaigners Helen Steel and Dave Morris, who were sued by the giant McDonald's corporation. Funds
Ngarrindjeri, ferry workers unite against bridge Ngarrindjeri, ferry workers unite against bridge By Martin Iltis ADELAIDE — On October 25, 50 people gathered at Currency Creek, near Goolwa, to celebrate a victory for the ferry workers who
The Romantic Exiles: A Nineteenth Century Portrait GalleryBy E.H. Carr 1998, Serif. 343 pp., $34.95 (pb) Review by Phil Shannon "He raised aloft the banner of revolution", wrote Lenin. Trotsky admired his identification with the oppressed and read

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