The man they couldn't tame The HurricaneStarring Denzel Washington and Vicellous Reon ShannonDirected by Norman JewisonWritten by Armyan Bernstein and Dan GordonUniversal Pictures Review by Arun Pradhan "My real problems began when the Saturday
Networker: Unruly children Unruly children Selling things over the internet has become an obsession for modern capitalists. The internet is far better than television because all advertisements on a TV set can do is to encourage
IRELAND: Strike-hit firms say send in army Employers in Ireland have called for the army to be brought in to run the public transport system hit by a wave of bus and rail strikes. A spokesperson for the Irish employers' federation said the republic
Darwin's raging success BY ROBERT MILNE DARWIN — Around 350 people "raged against racism" here on March 25, and raised $1880 for Green Left Weekly in the process. The event was the fifth Rage against Racism in Darwin and the largest so far. The
From social security to social control Over the next few weeks and months you will hear a lot about the interim report of the government's committee on welfare “reform”, Participation Support for a More Equitable Society, issued on
Ireland: New evidence suggests Bloody Sunday deliberate By Alec Smart LONDON — The recent release of a secret 1972 memorandum, recommending the shooting of ringleaders to deter insurrection in Derry, Northern Ireland, suggests that the British
Murdoch University staff strike back BY JULIA PERKINS PERTH — Academics and general staff at Murdoch University here passed a motion of no confidence in the university's vice-chancellor, Steven Schwartz, at a March 24 meeting attended by more
If you thought the "new communications revolution" was going to weaken the grip of the world's media giants, then think again. It's doing the opposite. Fifty years ago, media companies were politically influential but economically peripheral. Today,
On March 20, the following letter was sent by the leaderships of the WORKER COMMUNIST PARTY OF IRAQ (WCPI) and WORKER COMMUNIST PARTY OF IRAN to Antonio Guteres, president, and Luis Ayala, secretary-general of the Socialist International. The letter
Madagascar! “It is indeed desirable to be well descended, but the glory belongs to [my] ancestors.” — Plutarch, AD 46120   Morals Of the Training of Children by Plutarch, the Greek essayist and biographer, reminds me
Why the government fears the UN The Australian government has been rattled by criticism from United Nations human rights committees. On March 24, the UN's Committee on Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) issued a report severely
Southern Cross uni staff to take action BY NICK FREDMAN LISMORE — Southern Cross University (SCU) members of the Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) and National Tertiary Education Industry Union (NTEU) voted unanimously at a combined mass
Liberals wiped in Brisbane election BY JIM MCILROY BRISBANE — The Labor administration of mayor Jim Soorley swept to victory in the Brisbane City Council election held on March 25. Soorley gained 56% of the primary vote; Liberal candidate Gail
Cuban President Fidel Castro has unveiled an audacious but very constructive proposal to break the logjam preventing the reunification of Elian Gonzalez with his father. On March 29, Castro announced that Elian's father, Juan Miguel Gonzalez, was
BY ERICA HAINES ADELAIDE — TransAdelaide rail maintenance workers are the latest casualties of the South Australian Liberal government's privatisation steam train. As the April 23 deadline for the privatisation of TransAdelaide's bus services
EAST TIMOR: Long queues for medical facilities DILI — To come face to face with public health services in East Timor is a daunting thing. For expatriate workers, there is access to foreigner clinics and always the possibility of being evacuated


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