Networker: Why are musicians poor? Why are musicians poor? In "No Remorse", a 1983 Metallica track, the heavy metal band sang, "We are ready to kill all comers/ Like a loaded gun right at your face." Seventeen years later, the band is still
PALESTINE: Camp David signals PA leadership's capitulation RAMALLAH — The media hyperbole and fanfare surrounding the summit meeting between the leaders of Israel, the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the United States at Camp David in Washington
Cuban women warmly welcomed BY JACKIE LYNCH MELBOURNE — Seventy people enjoyed a night of political discussion, delicious food and solidarity with the Cuban Revolution at Victorian's Trades Hall on July 22 to welcome Bertha Acosta and Nancy
KOWLOON — "One of the main campaigns being carried out by Greenpeace Hong Kong is against pollution in Hong Kong harbour, as well as river and air pollution", Kevin Li, a member of the International Rivers Network and Greenpeace Hong Kong, told
When the oppressed express themselves The Filth and the FurySex Pistols documentaryDirected by Julien TempleAt major cinemas REVIEW BY STUART MUNCKTON Julien Temple's documentary on legendary British punk band the Sex Pistols, The Filth and the
Three more S11 groups formed RAY FULCHER, STUART MUNCKTON& EMA CORRO MELBOURNE — Preparations for the S11 protests against the World Economic Forum, scheduled to occur here from September 11-13, are gathering pace, with three new campus S11
Write on: Letters to the editor Unemployment The never-ending chant that social security recipients should not receive "something for nothing" is astonishing. Payments to disabled and unemployed people constitute compensation for their
S11 street theatre BY DAVE RILEY In the lead up to the anti-World Economic Forum protests in Melbourne on September 11, I'm keen to work up a scripted routine for street performance — for rallies, pickets, campaign meetings, etc. Through a
High school walkout against N-dump called ADELAIDE — The socialist youth organisation Resistance has called a high school walkout for 11am on August 16 against the proposed nuclear waste dump at Lake Eyre in central South Australia. The walkout
Planned US rocket base in WA sparks opposition BY JIM GREEN The United States military is planning to establish a rocket testing range in Western Australia, linked to its contentious plans for "missile defence" systems. Royal Australian Navy
Valuing humanity and nature Being and WorthBy Andrew CollierRoutledge, London, 1999136pp., $42.95 (pb) REVIEW BY NEVILLE SPENCER The field of ethics is possibly the least developed area of philosophical debate. This is even more the case in
BY ROBERT MILNE& PETER JOHNSTON DARWIN — After months of stalling and damning criticisms from the United Nations, the so-called mandatory sentencing "compromise" between Prime Minister John Howard and Northern Territory Chief Minister Denis
Cuba solidarity in Hobart BY ALEX BAINBRIDGE HOBART — Cuba's revolution has been able to survive because it has tapped the "creative potential" of millions of working people, Democratic Socialist Party leader Dick Nichols told participants in a
BY MARYCLARE MACHEN& NATALIE BLOK MELBOURNE — Women are dying within hours, days and months of leaving prison in Victoria, according to community activist and member of STOP (Surviving Time Outside Prison) Catherine Gow. In 1999, in a
EAST TIMOR: Militia threat continues The confrontation on July 24 between pro-Jakarta militia forces from West Timor and a detachment of New Zealand soldiers from the United Nations peace-keeping force — the third such incident along the western
CUBA: A million people march against US blockade HAVANA, July 26 — Cuba's President Fidel Castro headed a march of more than 1 million people past the US Interests Office here to demand the end of the US blockade of Cuba and Washington's economic


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