Correction In the last issue of GLW (#411), the article titled "Tasmanian upper house stymies land rights" includes comments from Clyde Mansell from the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania. This is a different organisation from the Tasmanian
P&O wharfies reject new "death bonus" BY ROBERT DARCY SYDNEY — Waterside workers at P&O Ports' White Bay site have labelled as a "death bonus" a new bonus scheme brought in with less than a week's notice and without consultation with
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FIJI: 'Parachute journalism' aids plotters' propaganda DAVID ROBIE, a respected commentator on Pacific island affairs and now head of the journalism program at the University of the South Pacific in Suva, spoke to Green Left Weekly's NICK FREDMAN.
Making a living? Having a life? BY JONATHAN SIGNER Did the living standards and quality of life of workers improve in the 1990s? The answer is dependent on two questions: what goods and services could they access from their disposable incomes and
BY MARGARET ALLUM The list of the world's richest 200 women has been released, and a big shock it was to those of us who had expected to see our very own monarch in top spot, at least among the royal women in contention. But no, our Lizzie
Students, staff demand VC resignation BY ROHAN PEARCE HOBART — Students and staff at the University of Tasmania have called for the resignation of the vice-chancellor, Don McNichol. One hundred and fifty students and staff marched on the VC's
Statistics as tragedies BY SEAN HEALY The HDR 2000 is primarily a statistical compilation, with pages and pages of tables. But amongst the statistics are real tragedies: In Afghanistan, 94% of the country's 21.3 million people have no access to
UN report shows poverty grinds on The benefits of increased global trade, investment, technology and economic growth are not flowing through to the world's poorest people, a new United Nations report released on June 29 has found. Worldwide, 1.2
While capitalist economists and mainstream press finance writers may have fervently embraced "free trade" as a cure for all ills, the multinational corporations and Western governments are far more pragmatic and cunning: they write the rules of


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