BY ALISON DELLIT Yet another Japanese prime minister is set to fall onto the well-polished sword of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party as Japan lurches inexorably towards a deep recession. Amidst mounting calls by capitalist investors for his
ADELAIDE — Howard was given a roasting on March 25 by opponents who had gathered to raise funds for Green Left Weekly. After Howard cracked under the pressure and nearly fell off the spit, debates ensued as to whether he had become twisted because
BY JANET PARKER SYDNEY — "It's the emergence of the anti-corporate globalisation movement and people's growing frustration with Labor and Liberal that have really made this possible", said Sam Wainwright, secretary of the Democratic Socialist
BY MARGARET GLEESON NEW DELHI — The third national conference of the All-India Progressive Women's Association held in Patna, Bihar state, on March 17-18 resolved to put up the strongest opposition to globalisation, and to forge ties with
BY SALLY HYSLOP PERTH — Students at Murdoch University were horrified to learn that a wave of sexual assaults has occurred on campus since the start of the year. The silence and inaction of university administration have provoked outrage among
BY PETER BOYLE The big corporate powers and their governments want the ministerial summit of the World Trade Organisation, planned for Qatar in November, to undo what was won at Seattle by thousands of people in the street and by the delegations of
Time for the decriminalisation of drugs The second phase of Prime Minister John Howard's “Tough on Drugs” campaign is a $27 million “education” campaign involving a series of TV advertisements and a glossy booklet to be distributed to
BY MOLLY WISHART SYDNEY — Three hundred people attended a rally at Cronulla on March 25 to protest the federal government's plan to build a new reactor in the nearby southern Sydney suburb of Lucas Heights. Cronulla was chosen as he site of the
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BY JIM MCILROY BRISBANE — The Queensland Council of Unions has authorised a special affiliates' meeting to discuss the planned May 1 blockade of the city's stock exchange. The QCU's executive, meeting on March 27, decided to call the


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