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May 1 'carnival against capitalism'
BY CHRIS WILLIAMS
Aiming to take May Day, the annual workers' day, back to its militant roots, hundreds of mainly young radicals around the country demonstrated, marched, waved flags and chanted on May 1. In

BY JULIA PERKINS
JAKARTA — After marching with thousands of other workers on Parliament House here on May 1, 1500 workers from the Indian-owned textile company Texmaco camped outside overnight to protest against their treatment by their employer

Incat workers denies pay rise despite huge profit
BY ALEX BAINBRIDGE
HOBART — Shipbuilding company Incat made a $53 million after-tax profit in 1998-99 — $17 million more than the previous year — yet Incat boss Craig Clifford is denying a

Largest strike in Norway for 14 years
BY MARGARET ALLUM
The largest strike in Norway for 14 years began on May 3, when almost 85,000 private sector workers rejected a new contract. Two-thirds of the union's rank-and-file membership voted against

Threat of action forces progress at Uni of Canberra
BY PAT BREWER
CANBERRA — After 18 months of stalling and evasion by management at the University of Canberra, enterprise agreement talks have progressed further in four weeks than they had in

Welfare rights need political defence
COMMENT BY JONATHAN SINGER
In its forthcoming budget, the federal Coalition government plans to announce more programs trialing extended "mutual obligation" provisions for all unemployed people, sole parents

INDONESIA: Budiman Sujatmiko: democracy is yet to be won
BUDIMAN SUJATMIKO, chairperson of Indonesia's People's Democratic Party
(PRD), has been active in the movement for democracy in his country since
1988, when he was a student at

OthelloBy William ShakespeareQuasimodoBondi Pavilion, Sydneyuntil May 14 Review by Brendan Doyle
There are productions that stay with you long after you have left the theatre. This version of Shakespeare's classic tale of jealousy is one of them.

SYDNEY — Resistance believes that the level of community anger about the Olympics Games here lays the basis for large protest actions, and has pledged to mobilise high school and university students for protests during and leading up to the

A 'wogs'-eye view of white Australia
Review by Peter Johnston and Bill Posters
Looking for AlibrandiStarring Pia Miranda, Greta Scacchi and Anthony LaPagliaDirected by Kate Woods This charming movie is a coming-of-age drama that leads us through

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