Corporate advisor "Maybe it's time for [moderate anti-globalisation] groups ... to go further and suspend large-scale demonstrations, like the one scheduled for Genoa." — Time magazine correspondent Romesh Ratnesar writing in the July 23, 2001,
BY NICK FREDMAN LISMORE — Activists from the North East Forest Alliance (NEFA) and the Rainforest Information Centre held a vigil outside the offices of State Forests at Casino on July 20. They were protesting against the unsustainable practices
BY DAVID BACON LONDON — The British Midlands are being engulfed by race riots, pitting the children of whites who lost jobs in the country's devastating deindustrialisation against sons and daughters of those who came to fill service jobs in the
BY EVA CHENG The delicate balance between the nuclear powers is up for a potentially dangerous shake-up after Russia and China on July 16 struck a formal alliance aimed at countering US President George W. Bush's "Son of Star Wars" anti-missile
Some 300 right-wing paramilitaries from the United Self-Defence Forces of Colombia (AUC) seized control of Peque municipality in the northern central region of Antioquia department on July 4 and ordered residents to leave by July 7. The
On July 9, in a 2-1 decision, the Sixth Chamber of the Santiago Appeals Court ruled that Chilean ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet suffers from dementia that makes him mentally unfit to stand trial on charges of covering up the murders of 75 leftists.
BY SARAH STEPHEN SYDNEY — In the early hours of July 19, 23 men lifted the floorboards of a demountable building used as a mosque in the grounds of the Villawood immigration detention centre, and crawled through the drainage system to freedom.
BY CHRISTOPHER PERKINS WOLLONGONG — Staff in the Illawarra's 13 TAFE libraries, incensed at threatened job cuts and casualisation, have launched an industrial and community campaign to save the public education service they proudly deliver. The
BY TAMARA PEARSON Los Angeles, 1950: A pre-war light-rail system, one of the most extensive in the world, was dismembered by car, tyre and bus manufacturers and an oil company. Tracks were ripped from their routes, stations were torn down and row
Due to a sub-editing mistake, an error appeared in Joyce Wu's article, "Labor left in bed with the sex industry" (GLW #456). The sentence, "In response, Lafayette ... argued that he did not see how the political and economic rights of women are