BY MALIK MIAH George W. Bush became the 43rd president of the United States by a five-to-four vote of the US Supreme Court. But the die was cast long before the November 7 election. One of the dirty aspects of the 2000 presidential elections was
BY NINA LANSBURY Australian mining companies and the University of Tasmania are set to play an integral role in the mineral future of Chinese-occupied Tibet. The Tanjianshan gold deposit, lying within northern Tibet's Chokle Namgyal mountain range,
BY JAMES VASSILOPOULOS What do revolutions look like? Many people have a stereotyped picture of what a revolution is: a revolution is an event in which people with guns take over a city or a country. This image confuses a revolution with an
BY BORIS KAGARLITSKY The Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF), the child of Gennady Zyuganov, might to almost the same degree be called the child of Boris Yeltsin. Throughout the entire period from 1993 to 1999 the party had a clearly
Adelaide: January 25, 6:30pm.Cannon Poole Room, 5th Floor, Union Building, Adelaide Uni.Ph 8231 6982. Email <m1adelaide@start.com.au>. Brisbane: January 23, 6pm.Grassroots Centre, 237 Boundary St, West End. Darwin: February 1, 7pm9
Bougainville Voices was recorded in central Bougainville in 1998 by musicologist Justin Tonti-Filippini at the personal invitation of Bougainville's leaders. He began work as soon as a truce was brokered on the war-torn island that has been fighting
BY SIMON MILLAR & CHRIS SLEE With their enterprise agreement due to expire in September 1999, the Yallourn Energy workforce of 580 began enterprise bargaining negotiations with Yallourn Energy in May 1999. Yallourn Energy, which generates
The call for swift execution of 13-year-old Nathaniel Brazill, who was suspected of shooting a school teacher to death earlier this year, sparked controversy. Many people all over the world are joining the struggle against death as a
BY JOHN McGILL Khalil (not his real name) is a middle-aged married man with four young children. He is a Shi'ite Muslim, was born in Iraq and was a shoemaker by profession. As a teenager, he was conscripted into the Iraqi army. That was in the


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