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
Rally condemns 'mutual obligation' BY JAMES VASSILOPOULOS CANBERRA — Sole parents and people with disabilities protested outside Parliament House on June 22 against government plans to extend harsh new welfare provisions to them and to
A remarkable life SYDNEY — "The Dom", an exhibition at the Liverpool Regional Museum, explores the political passions of Dominic Syme. Syme was a chicken farmer, Communist Party member and a Liverpool City Councillor. He was immersed in an
BY NORM DIXON Not content with destroying Mozambique's cashew processing industry, resulting in the loss of more than 9000 jobs in recent years, the economic dictators of the International Monetary Fund have turned their attention to the
Actively Radical TV — Sydney community television's progressive current affairs producers tackle the hard issues from the activist's point of view. CTS Sydney (UHF 31), every Sunday, 9-11pm. Ph 9565 5522. Access News — Melbourne community TV,
Anyone for lobotomy? Suddenly Last Summerby Tennessee WilliamsCompany B, Belvoir St TheatreSydney, until July 23 Review by Brendan Doyle Suddenly Last Summer, written by Tennessee Williams in 1957, assaulted US theatre-goers with a nightmarish
BY SUSAN PRICE Women today face a concerted ideological backlash and escalating attacks on our rights as the leaders of neo-liberalism attempt to eradicate many of the hard won gains of the second wave of the women's liberation movement in the


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