Write on: Letters to the editor Reform or revolution Re. "How do you change society?" (GLW, 18/11/98) by Keara Courtney about the ineffectiveness of reform: When we talk of "revolution", many people think immediately of the romanticised images
Outrage over WA gay bashing PERTH — Four days after the largest ever Gay and Lesbian Pride march here [on October 31], two gay men were bashed and tortured in the outer southern suburb of Waikiki. The men were in their home when a man broke into
Gay men targeted in anti-paedophile purge WA's gay and lesbian lobby group has expressed alarm over Health Department plans to screen 25,000 employees for criminal records. Gay and Lesbian Equality WA (GALE) claims that gay men risk losing their
By Renfrey Clarke MOSCOW — The setting could have been Germany in the 1930s. Over a period of about a month, a well-known parliamentary deputy claimed that "Yids" were responsible for the country's economic problems; vowed before media reporters
Good fun and home truths Only Heaven KnowsBy Alex HardingDirected by Peter NettellNew Theatre, NewtownFriday-Sunday until December 19Bookings 9873-3575 Review by Helen Jarvis Sydney forms the setting and the subject of this musical play. Not just
CPSU members vote with their feet against Telstra agreement By Leo Wellin "Is she with Telstra or the union?", was the innocent whisper during a workplace meeting at which the Community and Public Service Union (CPSU) telecommunications section
Aboriginal health body rejects spending myth Aboriginal health body rejects spending myth By Margaret Allum The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) has denied media reports implying that Aboriginal health
Radiation leak in Kakadu Uranium mining operations are directly threatening the long-term integrity of Kakadu National Park, the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) said on November 19. The statement followed news of a radioactive spill which
By Jim McIlroy On November 19, stop-work meetings of Centrelink staff around the country voted overwhelmingly to walk out in protest at plans to cut 5000 jobs. Centrelink is the federal government's major welfare service delivery agency. Members of
By Ruth Ratcliffe BRISBANE — A day of action to protest against the Jabiluka uranium mine was held on November 21. Around 200 protesters gathered in Queen's Park for a rally addressed by Dave Perry from the Maritime Union of Australia and Pat
Activists to discuss nuclear issues By Trish Corcoran MELBOURNE — Friends of the Earth (FoE) will be hosting a "Nuclear Free Australia" forum here on December 5 and 6. The forum has been called to bring together organisations and activists to
By Sean Healy The first issue of Resistance inspired many Resistance members — new and old — to get out into the streets. In Melbourne, we sold more copies than we've sold all year — a record 260+. Other branches also had significant