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Race and class in the US: Why racism matters
BY MALIK MIAH
SAN FRANCISCO — The historic half-million march across Sydney Harbour Bridge on May 28 in solidarity with the Aboriginal people showed why race and racism remains an important issue for

Homophobia and Pride WA
BY ELENA JEFFREYS
PERTH — For 15 years the Pride WA parade has been based in Northbridge, which falls under the municipality of the City of Perth. It has been a successful event, with a steady increase in the number of

BY KATE CARR
SYDNEY — The march for reconciliation across the Sydney Harbour Bridge on May 28, and the series of protests against the racism of the federal government which came before and after it, introduced many people to the newly formed

Film reveals Saharawi people's long struggle
REVIEW BY NICK EVERETT
The Forgotten War, a documentary about the struggle of the people of Western Sahara against the occupation of their country by Morocco, premiered to a packed audience in the NSW

Up close and pass the deodorant
Viewing Blue PolesBy Christos TsiolkasBelvoir Street Downstairs, SydneyUntil July 16 Review by Brendan Doyle
The 80-seat downstairs theatre at Belvoir Street, one of the few intimate theatre spaces left in Sydney,

Nike, on your bike!
BY WILL WILLIAMS
SYDNEY — Clothing and footwear giant Nike copped it from all sides on June 24 as 150 angry activists marched on and briefly occupied its George Street store in the city to protest against exploitative labour

Bondi tenants fight back
BY DANIEL JARDINE
SYDNEY — Rent increases of 20-30% in the Bondi area in the last two years prompted 100 local residents to attend the June 21 launch of a new video from the Eastern Area Tenants Service (EATS), Against

BY PETER BOYLE

Rupert Murdoch's Australian newspaper has been running a series
of articles on the impact of economic deregulation in Australia. Entitled
“Advance Australia where”, it analyses the results of studies commissioned
from the

VIENNA — Austria's government — a coalition of the conservative People's Party (VP) and the extreme right-wing, racist Freedom Party (FP) — is showing its true colours. The FP managed to overtake the VP at last October's federal election by a

Reconciliation discussed
HOBART — "My people are still struggling for the return of our cultural heritage", Caroline Spotswood told 30 people at the Justice and Reconciliation forum here on June 20 sponsored by Green Left Weekly.
Spotswood,

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