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Face to FaceBy David WilliamsonDarwin Theatre CompanyDarwin Entertainment Centre, March 22 to April 8 Review by Peter Johnston An angry young man, Glen (Tim Sinclair), with a troubled family background, assaults a co-worker and is sacked from the
Outrage at rail safety U-turn By Daphne Liddle Britain's deputy prime minister John Prescott is facing a public outcry after backing down on his pledge, made in the wake of the Paddington rail disaster, to remove the responsibility for rail
Medical care for profit: a hazard to public health By Jonathan Singer Public money is being spent to advertise the government's latest weapon in its drive to privatise health care. From July 1, the Lifetime Health Cover policy will allow private
National Textiles workers paid After nearly nine weeks on the picket lines, 340 workers sacked from the National Textiles plant at Rutherford near Newcastle have been paid $11 million in wages, annual leave, pay in lieu and redundancy. Some workers
Old and rusty but very useful By Robyn Waite DARWIN — When the local Action in Solidarity with Indonesia and East Timor (ASIET) here regrouped in the New Year, we decided to back up our educational and solidarity activities with direct,
NOWSA 2000 From July 10-14, Flinders University in Adelaide will host the Network of Women Students Australia conference. NOWSA plays an important role in facilitating campaigns, providing a national forum for discussion, helping campus feminists
Suicide seeds on the fast track "We've continued right on with work on the Technology Protection System [Terminator]. We never really slowed down. We're on target, moving ahead to commercialize it. We never really backed off." — Harry Collins,
By Jo Brown "The Australian government betrayed the people of East Timor. It supported the invasion. It supported Suharto. It signed the Timor Gap oil treaty with Indonesia. It supported Indonesia remaining in charge of security before, during and
Police riot at Reclaim the Streets By Citizen P. SYDNEY — On March 18, 3000 people rallied here to protest against destructive corporate transport policies. Music came from solar-powered sound systems mounted in sculptures made from
Or anything else "I do not even remember the taste of liquor." — Philippines President Joseph Estrada, denying his chief of staff's report that Estrada often makes policy decisions during late-night drinking sessions with cronies. Union-free

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