Tiananmen commemorated ABOUT 70,000 people joined a candlelight vigil on June 4 in Hong Kong in remembrance of the pro-democracy protesters massacred in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, 10 years ago. China resumed control over Hong Kong two years ago,
Timbarra: fighting corporate greed By Corinne Batt-Rawden LISMORE — On June 7, more than 80 protesters gathered at Timbarra Mountain, near Tenterfield in northern NSW, in an action against the Timbarra gold mine. The activists, who came from
Bilingual cuts reveal racism in education By Natalie Zirngast DARWIN — In December the Country Liberal government in the Northern Territory decided to phase out bilingual teaching programs in 20 schools in remote indigenous communities. The
By Grant Coleman and Marce Cameron PERTH — World Environment Day came alive in the market atmosphere of Fremantle on June 5. About 100 people joined Resistance members in a rally and march to save the eucalypt forests in WA. Much of these
Films on Ho Chi Minh The Vietnam Film Institute is looking for films about Vietnam's former president, Ho Chi Minh. It would like information about films produced internationally, including for television. The institute would appreciate
The plutonium threat in orbit The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration launched the Cassini spaceship on October 15, 1997, on a seven-year mission to study the planet Saturn, purportedly in the hope of "understanding the birth and
By Kathy New "It is your choice", I am told as I begin to tune out to yet another lecture as part of my "mutual obligation" activities. "But if you do choose to leave, you should be aware that your benefits may be suspended." Some choice! It is
Divorcing reality Divorcing JackDirected by David Caffrey Review by Tyrion Perkins The first thing I heard about Divorcing Jack was that it was a controversial film set a year in the future, in an independent Northern Ireland. It sounded
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Public universities defence group launched By Jonathan Singer MELBOURNE — Carlton's Readings Bookshop featured a forum on academic freedom on June 16, when about 120 people gathered to launch the Association for the Public University. The
By Sean Healy "The primary thing that Bangladesh students are demanding is a pro-people education policy" Ziaul Haque Zia, president of Students Unity of Bangladesh (SUB) told Resistance. Zia is visiting Australia. "The government is following the
[The following communiqué was issued in May by the command of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army.] Once again the State Department of the United States, has classified the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's