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From the insights of Abu Tayeb These are hard times! We don't live near Kosovo. We live in a camp near Nablus. But our little satellite dish broke anyway just when NATO was starting to bomb over there, and my children have not been able to watch
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By Nick Everett On April 27, the Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) Centrelink section council voted to recommend Centrelink's proposals for a new industrial agreement to union members. The vigorous debate that preceded the vote, and the 10
Sydney artist condemns 'Dr John' SYDNEY — Pictured is a lino-cut relief by Sydney artist Stephen Corry of "Dr" John Howard coming to the aid of the Australian poor (represented as a bed-ridden skull propped up by a pillow of bones). Dr John has a
Victoria's last wilderness endangered in regional forest agreement Victoria's last wilderness endangered in regional forest agreement By Vannessa Hearman MELBOURNE — The Wilderness Society is campaigning to keep the Wongungarah area in
Socialism for the new millennium conferences — "Socialism for the new millennium" conferences, organised by the Democratic Socialist Party and Resistance, were held in Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney over the Anzac Day
By Bronwen Beechey ADELAIDE — A 24-hour picket at the site of the proposed power station at Pelican Point on the Le Fevre Peninsula is continuing, despite more arrests of protesters on April 27. Local residents and members of Community Action for
Just possibly "The disclosure that American firms have been selling oil to [Serbia during April] ... is likely to undercut American efforts to moralise to the rest of the world." — Sydney Morning Herald, April 28. Clearly "We clearly
NZ students win against VSU By Zanny Begg Students in New Zealand have had a victory against the government's attempts to weaken student unions through the voluntary student membership (VSM) legislation. The legislation required student unions to
Action in Solidarity with Indonesia and East Timor. April 23, 1999 Cut all military ties with Indonesia! Disarm the pro-integration terror gangs! Indonesian army out of East Timor! Self-determination now! We oppose the war against the
How the media fan war By John Pilger At the height of World War I, the British PM, David Lloyd George, confided to C.P. Snow, editor of the Manchester Guardian, "If people knew the truth, the war would be stopped tomorrow. But they don't know and
By Aaron Benedek Capitalism is full of contradictions. A bus trip through Jakarta is a stark reminder of this fact. Amidst the sprawling slums of workers and urban poor, luxury motels and military-owned mansions act as obscene reminders of the