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Indonesian generals unlikely to be punished for genocide By Pip Hinman Following a fact-finding tour to East Timor, Indonesia's National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) has announced it will subpoena senior Indonesian generals, including
Wages lag behind profits, managers' pay By Jonathan Singer Wages are still falling relative to executive pay and profits. Afraid of "some resentment in the community" at the seven-figure annual salaries for managing directors of many
New Realism, New Barbarism: Socialist Theory in the Era of GlobalizationBy Boris KagarlitskyTranslated by Renfrey ClarkePluto Press, 1999166 pp., $38.95 Review by Allen Myers This is the first of an intended three volumes aiming "to provide a
Life on the wharves By Robert Darcy SYDNEY — Everyone knows a story or two about how "lazy" and "unproductive" wharfies are. That's what I found out when I started work on the waterfront a few months ago. "Wharfies earn $100,000 a year for 12
'Where did the opposition go?' By Richard Ingram "What ever happened to the federal opposition? There was talk about one shortly after the 1996 election, but nobody's heard a peep out of anything that could be called an opposition for months now.
By Kerryn Williams SYDNEY — The Marxism 2000 Asia Pacific Solidarity and Education Conference initiated by Resistance and the Democratic Socialist Party will be a major forum for discussing youth and student issues and campaigns. Along with the
Speech's arrested development HooplaSpeechTVT Records through Mushroom Review by Norm Dixon In the early 1990s, an unpretentious and very political hip hop band briefly achieved worldwide popularity. Arrested Development starkly contradicted the
Members First wins good hearing in CPSU elections By Jim McIlroy BRISBANE — Members First, a rank-and-file team making its first foray into Community and Public Sector Union elections, has performed well in contests in the Centrelink section
Doomadgee crisis a product of racist system By Bill Mason BRISBANE — On November 21, 12 nurses and doctors withdrew their services from a hospital in the Doomadgee Aboriginal community, in the Gulf region of north Queensland. The incident is a
Pangea pushing ahead with dump plan By Sean Martin-Iverson PERTH — Despite opposition from all political parties and several local councils, Pangea Resources has not abandoned its plan to build a nuclear waste dump in outback WA. The nuclear

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