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Seafarers stop Adsteam tugs By Robert Darcy SYDNEY — Seafarers on Adsteam tugs struck on November 26 to oppose company attempts to cut crew numbers. Tugs operate with two deckhands, a master and an engineer; Adsteam wants the tug engineer to do
People's inquiry builds momentum Action in Solidarity with Indonesia and East Timor's People's Inquiry into Australian governments' "special relationship" with Indonesia and complicity in the East Timor genocide is attracting a lot of interest in
By Natalie Zirngast "The car has made the big city uninhabitable ... Thus, since cars have killed the city, we need faster cars to escape on superhighways to suburbs that are even farther away. What an impeccable circular argument: give us more
By Zanny Begg In Green Left Weekly issue #384, Resistance magazine carried an article, by me, which looked at some of the key ideas of "autonomist Marxism". The piece focused on the ideas of US theorist Harry Cleaver, an enthusiastic proponent of
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
Ngarrindjeri flag raised over Hindmarsh Island By John Nebauer ADELAIDE — Two hundred people, led by Moogie Sumner and traditional Ngarrindjeri dancers, made their way through Goolwa's main street on November 21 to purify the place of evil
Senate rejects support for West Papua By Leigh Hughes CANBERRA — The Coalition and Labor have both voted against a Senate motion, put by Greens Senator Bob Brown on November 23, which would have recognised the overwhelming support for
By Eva Cheng Headed by the US, the rich countries will increase their plundering of the rest of the world if they have their way in the coming round of world trade haggling likely to take place in the next three years under the auspices of the
Trespassers prosecuted Here we are, somewhere in the south Pacific. That's the big picture: a big brown stain in a puddle. Those in the know didn't know about this spot for some time. It was terra incognito — the secret country. The first
PushkinBy Elaine FeinsteinPhoenix, 1999309 pp., $24.95 (pb) By Phil Shannon In February 1937, as Stalin's regime was engaged in extravagant celebrations of the centenary of the death of Russia's most famous poet, Alexander Pushkin, many victims of
Victimised unionist garners support By Melanie Sjoberg SYDNEY — Organising Works trainee John Gauci has received messages of support since Green Left Weekly revealed a decision by his union to suspend its sponsorship of him. The NSW branch of