Hotel approved despite protests By Justin Randell WOLLONGONG — The controversial $25 million Cliff Road hotel is one step closer to reality after Wollongong Council voted to approve the development application on November 30. The application
Write on: Letters to the editor Beauty Trisha Reimers' article "The ugly side of beauty" [GLW #343] links problems affecting women such as Anorexia and Bulimia to the beauty industry. I've heard and recited this argument many times but I now
Greek secondary students in revolt By James Vassilopoulos School occupations, mass demonstrations, mass school assemblies and roadblocks are tactics Greek secondary students have used in their militant campaign against the social democratic PASOK
Australia asked to 'please explain' By Kim Bullimore Australia will be the first western country asked to "please explain" its policies on race to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD). Australia, a
Organising workers in Indonesia By Wahyu JAKARTA — After consolidating itself theoretically and organisationally in the beginning of the 1990s, the People's Democratic Party (PRD) began organising with workers. The fruit of this was the birth
Following is a letter to the Chinese government from XU JIN, daughter of arrested pro-democracy activist XU WENLI. JANUARY 5 — On Monday, November 30th, you jailed my father, Xu Wenli, yet again. This time you accuse him of "subverting the
and ain't I a woman?: A victory on all fronts? With the recent announcement from Australian Defence Forces chief Admiral Chris Barry that he believes the exclusion of women from combat positions in the military cannot be justified, women may
By Zanny Begg and Amanda Lawrence From December 7 to 11, the national conference of the National Union of Students met at the University of Ballarat. Labor students were in a particularly strong position. They won more than 47% of all delegates
Calls for trial as Khmer Rouge surrender By Allen Myers In late December, two of the three remaining top leaders of the Khmer Rouge announced their defection to the Cambodian government and were welcomed in the capital, Phnom Penh. The surrender
Workers as history makers Under the Hook: Melbourne Waterside Workers Remember: 1900-1998By Wendy Lowenstein and Tom HillsEnlarged and updated, 1998To order, send $30 to Wendy Lowenstein, PO Box 1033, Hawksburn Vic 3142. Review by Mark Gregory


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