Not good enough The ALP's persistent refusal to repeal the GST when it next forms federal government is not good enough. There is already abundant evidence that the GST, even accompanied by income tax cuts, will make most people worse off. For
Shop stewards endorse Campaign 2000 settlement BY CHRIS SPINDLER MELBOURNE — Meetings of Metal Trades Federation of Unions shop stewards here on June 21 and 22 have endorsed a deal brokered between the MTFU and a group of breakaway employers
Green Left is taking a break Many of the activists involved in producing Green Left Weekly will be in Melbourne attending the Resistance national conference on June 29-July 2 (see article on page ?). We are therefore postponing the next issue of
Please help me' As promised, from time to time in this space, I am sharing what a day in the life of a man on Georgia's death row is like. I spent the day writing the letter below; it speaks for itself. Be advised that, on June 5, 2000, Mr
Community workers demand 'quality services, quality pay' BY NICK EVERETT & TRISH CORCORAN SYDNEY — In the largest mobilisation of community and welfare workers in years, 1000 workers went on strike and marched through Sydney's central
Nike site jammed The web site of corporate giant Nike was hacked into on June 21, diverting visitors to the web site of the S11 Alliance ( http://www.s11.org) which is organising large demonstrations against the September conference of the World
World Development Report author quits BY SEAN HEALY The World Bank has been embarrassed by the June 13 resignation of Ravi Kanbur, the chief author of its flagship World Development Report 2000, after Kanbur claimed unacceptable pressure had been
Around half a million jubilant Cubans marched in the eastern city of Holguin on June 24 to celebrate a US federal appeals court in Atlanta statement the day before that it would not reconsider its decision not to grant a political asylum
If not, what? What are we going to do? Offshore — everywhere — there's all these people dead set keen on coming to Australia or Britain or any location offering a shot at three meals a day and an indoor toilet. Not that that's guaranteed,
International news briefs Wits University occupied JOHANNESBURG — Members of the South African Students Congress, the Postgraduate Students Association and the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union on June 20 occupied of the


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