Exhibition examines East Timor After Dili ActionBy Tom NicholsonWest Space Gallery, 15-19 Anthony St, MelbourneApril 5 to 15 In August, Melbourne-based artist Tom Nicholson travelled to East Timor to work with East Timorese campaigning for
By Francois Vercammen* LISBON — A crowd of nearly 1000 gathered in the main amphitheatre of the University of Lisbon on January 29-30 to "listen, discuss, converge" and set up a new political formation — the Bloco de Esquerda, or Left Bloc. The
WESTERN SAHARA: The East Timor of north Africa Western Sahara: The East Timor of north Africa Western Sahara is on north-west Africa's Atlantic coast, bordered by Morocco in the north, Algeria in the north-east and Mauritania in the south and
By Cat Lazaroff WASHINGTON, DC, February 11 — Ten African-American children are visiting Washington, D.C. this week, but they did not come to see the usual tourist attractions. They are here to illustrate the dangerous legacy of hazardous wastes,
George Petersen 19212000 George Petersen, Labor member of state parliament in Wollongong from 1968 to 1988, died at the age of 79 on March 28. Throughout his adult life he was a fighter for the rights of working-class and other oppressed people.
Except at home "You have to face the realities of the modern world ... you can't turn back the clock to a nostalgic period that existed 30 or 40 years ago." — Prime Menzies John Howard explaining why bank mergers are necessary in the
ACI gets injunction MELBOURNE — Manufacturing company ACI has obtained a court injunction to prevent locked-out workers from its Box Hill plant from picketing its customers. The workers had picketed Carlton and United Breweries and Kraft Foods,
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
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
Indonesian students demand: No cuts to education subsidies! By Chris Latham On April 1, Indonesian students involved in the National Student League for Democracy (LMND) participated in a national mobilisation in Jakarta demanding that the
Ten easy steps to be an anticommunist By Phil Shannon The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, RepressionBy Stephane Courteis, et alHarvard University Press, 1999858pp, US$37.50 The openings for career anticommunists may have dried up a
Newcastle students to strike BY ERIN KILLION NEWCASTLE — Resistance members at high schools and the university here plan to walk out of class on Friday, April 14 to protest against mandatory sentencing. An overwhelming response from their