BY MALIK MIAH & RICH LESNIK SAN FRANCISCO — George W. Bush campaigned for president on two broad themes: "compassionate conservatism" and against "big government" interfering in the lives of the American people. Workers in the airline industry
BY NORM DIXON The Pacific Concerns Resource Centre, the Fiji-based group that campaigns against the nuclear fuel cycle and supports independence movements in the Pacific Ocean region, on April 2 strongly condemned the Australian and New Zealand
BY JIM GREEN By supporting the March 26-29 shipment of high-level radioactive waste from France to the German town of Gorleben, the German Greens have ditched all four elements of their original platform — environmental sustainability,
BY KIERAN PHILLIPS DARWIN — Students at the Northern Territory University have many questions and complaints about catering on campus: the outlets are often shut, the food and beverages are very expensive and of low quality and there is no
SYDNEY — About 120 Palestinians and their supporters rallied at the Sydney Town Hall on April 7 as part of the International Day of Action for the Refugees' Right of Return. The rally heard from Susan Nasser about the trauma faced by the people in
BY SARAH CLEARY "Got pissed off and ripped Pamela Lee's tits off/And smacked her so hard I knocked her clothes backwards like Kris Kross ..." — so go the lyrics of popular rap artist Eminem's "My name is", a song that has been receiving high
BY LINDA WALDRON LAHORE — More than 200 activists of the Labour Party Pakistan (LPP) activists, members of other opposition parties, community activists and unionists packed the Lahore Press Club here on April 2 to welcome LPP general secretary
BY FALEH A. JABAR The once moribund Iraqi National Congress (INC) has apparently gained a new lease on life. After weeks of intensive talks in Washington, Ahmad Chalabi — leader of the self-appointed Iraqi opposition in exile — visited Iran to
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REVIEW BY PHIL SHANNON IBM and the Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance between Nazi Germany and America's Most Powerful CorporationBy Edwin Black Little, Brown and Company, 2001519pp., $30 (pb) IBM, as it delights in telling us, is the "Solutions
BY JIM McILROY BRISBANE — Beautiful slides of Cuba were a highlight of a solidarity night held at the Resistance Centre on March 31. The slides were taken by Tim Stewart during his January-February visit to Cuba on the "In the Footsteps of Che"
BY ANDREW HALL CANBERRA — The ACT Trades and Labor Council has decided to back the planned M1 blockade of Mining Industry House and to move its traditional May Day march from the following Saturday, May 5, to May 1 itself. The TLC voted at its