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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
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
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,
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
A mild-mannered proposal Running on Empty: 'Modernising' the British and Australian labour partiesBy Andrew ScottPluto Press, 2000330pp., $29.95(pb) Review by Sue Boland In the 1980s, Britain's Labour Party (LP) officials were forever scurrying
Kosovars offer solidarity to indigenous struggle BY LESLIE WILLIAMS CANBERRA — A smoke ceremony was held by Aboriginal Tent Embassy activists here on June 23 to welcome members of the Kosova Freedom Network (KFN). The Kosova Freedom Embassy, a
Networker: Let's trade Want to buy or sell something over the internet? It isn't too hard. First in the US and now in Australia, companies such as eBay have been offering on-line auctions for a few years. This allows you to advertise something you

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