Comment by Julia Perkins The protests to stop Aidex, held from November 23-28, achieved a lot of publicity and some important successes. Media coverage of the protests and preparations helped to persuade a number of large companies not to

By Sally Low MOSCOW —As ordinary Muscovites prepare for a winter of shortages and soaring prices, the city's "democratic" administrators, led by Mayor Gavriil Popov, are busy positioning themselves to prosper under new free market conditions.

By Peter Boyle California-based political satirist Dave Lippman is best known as Dr George Shrub, the world's only known singing CIA (Committee to Intervene Anywhere) agent. "The rest", he says, "are secret so that you never know the song you are

The following open letter was written by ANICA RADOVIC-OSTOJIC to the principal commander of the Serbian-dominated "Yugoslav federal army", General Veljko Kadijevic. It was published in the October 4 issue of the Croatian newspaper Slobodna

The following is an abridged text of a talk given to a public meeting in Melbourne on November 21 by KATHY BROZOVIC, a member of the Croatian Coordinating Committee and the Croatian Feminist Movement. The war in Croatia is being waged by the

By Reihana Mohideen According to a December 6 New Zealand National Business Review poll, the alternative parties Alliance led by the NewLabour Party is now ahead of both the old Labour Party and the conservative National Party in the polls. The

The Change: Women, ageing and the menopause By Germaine Greer Hamish Hamilton/Penguin. 1991. 440 pp., $35.00 (hb) Reviewed by Tracy Sorensen This an account of the experience of the menopause and the meaning attached to it in western societies

By Irina Glushchenko MOSCOW — Readers of the November 28 edition of the Moscow daily Independent Newspaper could have been excused for feeling puzzled. There in the pages of the newspaper — which bills itself as the leading mouthpiece of

SYDNEY — Up to 2000 people, mostly East Timorese, attended a December 7 memorial mass for the victims of the Dili massacre, and later marched to Town Hall, where the state Labor Party conference was being held. Photo by Susan Mackie.

By Kristin Dawkins It was 5 p.m. on one of the last days of the third month-long preparatory negotiations for the "Earth Summit", the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) that will be finalised in Rio de Janeiro next


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