Accompanied by Neil Murray, Dave Steel, Andrew O'Phee, and Bart Willoughby and Murray Cook from Mixed Relations, Aboriginal musician KEV CARMODY launched his new album, Eulogy (for a black person), before a full house at Sydney's Rose Shamrock and
Children exploited in tobacco industry Child workers in the tobacco industry in Jember, a province in north Java, are forming their own organisation to protect their rights and improve their working conditions. The organisation, Paguyuban
Left gains in Young Labor MELBOURNE — Senior sources from Young Labor have confirmed that the Young Labor left "Back to Basics, Forward to Change" ticket has gained six of the 11 Victorian delegate positions to the Australian Young Labor
Saving the earth for everyone Save the Earth Edited by Jonathon Porritt Angus & Robinson, 1991, 208 pp. $39.95 (hb) Reviewed by Amanda Toland Save the Earth is both a dramatic statement of the damage already done to the earth and a desperate
Young & out of work A lifetime sentence to poverty? By Tracy Sorensen SYDNEY — "I met this lady who was going round asking everyone if they wanted a job. I said yes, and she gave me an appointment. I went up to the company and basically the
Nile abortion bill defeated By Paula Nassif SYDNEY — Reverend Fred Nile's anti-abortion bill was defeated in the NSW upper house on November 20. There were only seven votes in favour, four of those from Labor Party members Johno Johnson,
By Sean Malloy Finishing high school used to mean the beginning of independence and determining how you want to live your life. Leaving school now means facing unemployment, debt and poverty. Those who leave school looking for a job will find
Japanese whalers condemned SYDNEY — Greenpeace here has condemned the recent departure of Japan's whaling fleet for Antarctica. In a November 19 statement, campaigner Peter Gill criticised the Japanese government for disguising its whaling as
Nazism for beginners "The message of David Duke is this, basically: big government and anti-big government. Get out of my pocketbook, cut my taxes, put welfare people back to work. That's a very popular message. The problem is the messenger: David
Whose belly laughed? Political Speak By Paul Lyneham With cartoons by Ron Tandberg ABC Books, 1991 89pp. $9.95 pb Reviewed by Tracy Sorensen ABC TV's Paul Lyneham seems to have become a "media personality". Why? His humour, his insight, his
By Peter Boyle Question: How do you sell a tax reform that shifts more of the tax burden from the wealthy minority to the poorer majority? Answer: By making sure that everyone appears to get something more. This is the secret recipe for Dr John
Mindarie sacred sites threatened By Leon Harrison PERTH — Aboriginal people are opposed to a new land fill dump at Mindarie which has threatened to disturb sacred sites. They say that the site contains a burial mound and Dreamtime tracks of
'Total war' in the Philippines By John Queripel The mid-mannered Bishop Gabriel Garol is a contrast to the context from which he comes. He is a bishop in the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (a sister church to the Uniting Church in
Timor, morality and human rights In its actions on East Timor over the past two weeks, the Hawke government has demonstrated just how hollow is its commitment to human rights, proclaimed so loudly earlier this year when George Bush was looking for
Youth under fire in Perth By Arnold Bentley PERTH — On November 6 in middle-class Churchlands a 16-year-old woman was stabbed to death in her classroom by a male classmate. Rather than leading to some reflection on attitudes towards women,
Ireland Sadly our " stake in Ireland's struggle" (GLW #35) includes training SAS deathsquads in WA. New Zealand SAS have operated in the Six Counties of N. Ireland. One of them boasted, in a reunion circular, of being familiar "with the shape of


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