By Renfrey Clarke
MOSCOW — The scene might have appeared mundane, scarcely news at all: lying inert in a St Petersburg stairwell on November 20, killed by a shot to the base of her skull, was a 52-year-old woman. The fact that the victim was

By Belinda Selke and Jess Howell
Women's right to control their reproductive lives through access to abortion is under attack in the ACT, and Resistance is involved in a major campaign to defend it. A bill, first put up by right-wing Catholic ACT

Somebody's Daughter Theatre is hoping to tour NSW in 1999. SDT is a unique Australian ensemble made up of women who have a history of imprisonment or are still in the prison system. Their productions are acclaimed for their balance of passion, guts

Democratic Socialists to contest NSW elections
Democratic Socialists to contest NSW elections
By Tom Flanagan
The Democratic Socialists have announced four candidates for the NSW elections scheduled for March 27. Standing in Port Jackson is

By Elena Jeffreysand John Curran
PERTH — Western Australia's attorney general, Peter Foss, has commended the Surveillance Devices Bill 1997 to the upper house. The government of Premier Richard Court would like it passed there before Christmas.

The ugly side of 'beauty'
By Trisha Reimers
Selling "beauty" is big business. It's profitable and it's everywhere. But the whole idea that there is such a thing as an ideal beauty standard, let alone that women should try to live up to this

Write on: Letters to the editor
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We are half way there! The vote from the British House of Lords has found that Pinochet is not immune from prosecution of crimes against humanity. Now we must wait for British Home Secretary Jack Straw

SYDNEY — On Sunday, December 20, Central Sydney Resistance branch is planning a day of Marxism on the Beach at Manly Youth Centre. Resistance activist Aaron Benedek said, "It will be a great opportunity to revisit some of the more contentious

By Mouin Rabbani
On October 4, 1992, El Al cargo flight LY1862, which originated at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport, took off from Amsterdam's Schiphol airport for Tel Aviv. Approximately 10 minutes later, the Boeing 747-200 ploughed into the

By Bronwen Beechey
ADELAIDE — On November 20, 500 people rallied in Victoria Square to protest the SA government's budget cuts to mental health services. Mental health workers and clients, along with members of the Australian Nurses Federation


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